Doña Ramona Benítez Franco was born in 1902 on her parents' Arizona ranch and celebrated her hundredth birthday with family and friends in 2002, still living in her family's century-old adobe house. Doña Ramona witnessed many changes in the intervening years, but her memories of the land and customs she knew as a child are indelible.
During the 1920s and 1930s in Mexico, both intellectuals and government officials promoted ethnic diversity while attempting to overcome the stigma of race in Mexican society. Programs such as the Indigenista movement represented their efforts to redeem the Revolution's promise of a more democratic future for all citizens.
Prior to the Revolution of 1910, economic ideals were a dominant mode of political and social discourse in Mexico. Scholars have focused considerable attention on the expansion of the market economy during this periodparticularly its political, economic, and social importance. Richard Weiner now enhances our understanding of ...
What does it mean to be Chicana/o? That question might not be answered the same as it was a generation ago.
As the United States witnesses a major shift in its populationfrom a white majority to a country where no single group predominatesthe new mix not only affects relations between ethnic groups but also ...
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A pastime, delightful
Chips, cards, and a table.
The riddles insightful,
the future, unstable!
During the period 1769-1850, republican national institutions slowly replaced colonial and monarchical rule. This was a turbulent time in rural Mexico. It was a period of political instability marked by violent peasant rebellions that were longer, more violent, and involved more people than those that occurred in the colonial era. ...
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