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The first book-length account of how World War II galvanized Mexican Americans of the “Greatest Generation” to seek full rights and inclusion in American society.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright Page
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  1. Table of Contents
  2. pp. vii-x
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-6
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  1. Chapter 1: Mexican Americans in 1940: Perceptions and Conditions (Richard Steele)
  2. pp. 7-18
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  1. Chapter 2: The Federal Government Discovers Mexican Americans
  2. pp. 19-33
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  1. Chapter 3: Violence in Los Angeles: Sleepy Lagoon, the Zoot-Suit Riots, and the Liberal Response (Richard Steele)
  2. pp. 34-48
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  1. Chapter 4: The War and Changing Identities: Personal Transformations
  2. pp. 49-73
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  1. Chapter 5: Civil Rights on the Home Front: Leaders and Organizations (Richard Griswold del Castillo)
  2. pp. 74-94
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  1. Epilogue: Civil Rights and the Legacy of War
  2. pp. 95-107
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  1. Appendix A: “The Minority Citizen”
  2. pp. 108-134
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  1. Appendix B: Statement of Carlos E. Castañeda before the U.S. Senate Regarding the Need for a Fair Employment Practices Commission, March 12, 1945
  2. pp. 135-142
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  1. Appendix C: Executive Order 8802 Establishing the Fair Employment Practices Committee, June 25, 1941
  2. pp. 143-144
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  1. Appendix D: The “Caucasian Race—Equal Privileges” Texas House Concurrent Resolution, 1943
  2. pp. 145-147
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  1. Appendix E: “Latin-American Juvenile Delinquency in Los Angeles: Bomb or Bubble!”
  2. pp. 148-158
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  1. Appendix F: Excerpts from Among the Valiant: Mexican-Americans in WW II and Korea
  2. pp. 159-188
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  1. Appendix G: Affidavits of Mexican Americans Regarding Discrimination in Texas during World War II
  2. pp. 189-206
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 207-226
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  1. Selected Annotated Bibliography
  2. pp. 227-230
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 231-245
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780292794573
Related ISBN
9780292717381
MARC Record
OCLC
607906328
Pages
255
Launched on MUSE
2013-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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