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The second edition of Crucible of Struggle: A History of Mexican Americans from the Colonial Period to the Present Era includes a new final chapter that examines such issues as increased anti-immigrant activity afterthe crucial role of Latinos in the election of Barack Obama, increased border enforcement and deportation in the wake of the U. Senate’s failure to pass amnesty legislation, Latinos and private detention centers, the role of individual states in immigration reform, the surge of unaccompanied children from Central America, and more.
Crucible of Struggle: A History of Mexican Americans from the Colonial Period to the Present Era
Latinos in the U. Mexican Americans, specifically, account for nearly two thirds of this population. Mexicans are the oldest settlers of the United States and the nation’s largest group zaraglsa recent immigrant arrivals.
Their population is increasing faster than that of all other Latino groups combined. The growing importance of this minority group–which will be felt strongly in twenty-first-century America–calls for a fresh assessment of Mexican-American history. Mexican Americans in the Postwar Years, Forgotten: Vargas’s detailed and powerful account reveals how working people have long fought for dignity and rights, and his final chapter now traces the legacies of those past struggles for our own time.
This groundbreaking work of analysis charts an important path for scholars, policymakers, and students.
Crucible of Struggle – Zaragosa Vargas – Oxford University Press
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Academic Skip to main content. Choose your country or region Close. Ebook This title is available as an ebook. To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider. New to this Edition: A new final Chapter Latinos and the Challenges strruggle the 21st Century that covers such issues as: Senate’s failure to pass amnesty legislation Latinos and private detention centers the role of individual states in immigration reform the surge of unaccompanied children from Central America.
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