In this Book
- In Defense of La Raza: The Los Angeles Mexican Consulate and the Mexican Community, 1929 to 1936: The Los Angeles Mexican Consulate and the Mexican Community, 1929 to 1936
- Published by: University of Arizona Press
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Los Angeles’s consulate was confronted with the country’s largest concentration of Mexican Americans, for whom the consuls often assumed a position of community leadership. Whether helping the unemployed secure repatriation and relief or intervening in labor disputes, consuls uniquely adapted their roles in international diplomacy to the demands of local affairs.