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By Anthony Quiroz
cloth / 978-1-58544-410-6 / $32.95 s
paper / 978-1-60344-986-1 / $22.95 s
Claiming Citizenship spotlights a community where Mexican Americans, regardless of social class, embraced a common ideology and worked for access to the full rights of citizenship without confrontation ... More
By Jerry Thompson
paper / 978-1-62349-062-1 / $29.95 s
“Thompson’s book provides not only a powerfully written history of a Mexican American who symbolizes ‘resistance to oppression and intolerance,’ but also a clear, cogent explanation of the ... More
By Alan J. Watt
hardcover / 978-1-60344-174-2 / $48.00 x
paper / 978-1-60344-193-3 / $24.00 s
In the mid-1960s, the charismatic César Chávez led members of California's La Causa movement in boycotting the grape harvest, and melon pickers in South Texas called a strike ... More
By W. Eugene George
Foreword by Ricardo Paz Treviño
cloth / 978-1-60344-011-0 / $35.00
Mexican settlers first came to the valley of the Rio Grande to establish their ranchos in the 1750s. Two centuries later the Great River, dammed in an international ... More
By Craig A. Kaplowitz
cloth / 978-1-58544-388-8 / $35.00
Through the dedicated intervention of LULAC and other Mexican American activist groups, the understanding of civil rights in America was vastly expanded in the late 1960s and early ... More
By Carlos Kevin Blanton
paper / 978-1-58544-602-5 / $19.95 s
Despite controversies over current educational practices, Texas boasts a rich and vibrant bilingual tradition—and not just for Spanish-English instruction, but for Czech, German, Polish, and Dutch as well. ... More
By Guadalupe San Miguel Jr.
paper / 978-1-58544-188-4 / $17.95
From the dance halls to the main stage, from small town Texas to the big cities, and from treasured local cultural traditions to the national display of Mexican ... More

Edited by Jerry Thompson

Translations by José Roberto Juárez

cloth / 978-1-60344-243-5 / $29.95
Mexican Texans, fighting for the Confederate cause, in their own words . . . The Civil War is often conceived in simplistic, black and white terms: whites from the ... More
By Ricardo D. Palacios
paper / 978-1-60344-079-0 / $16.95
One of the best tie-down calf ropers ever to come out of South Texas, Juan Salinas grew up on a 15,000-acre ranch near Laredo, with the finest of ... More