By Margo Gutierrez,Matt S. Meier
Mexican americans, like many different american citizens, have an extended heritage of fight for equality and civil rights. but purely in fresh a long time has that historical past began to be integrated as a part of mainstream American heritage. Bringing jointly a wealth of knowledge at the Mexican American fight for civil rights, this authoritative encyclopedia offers authentic updated details at the techniques, matters, plans, laws, courtroom judgements, occasions, corporations, and folks curious about that lengthy struggle. It contains such best figures as Corky Gonzales, Héctor Pérez GarcÍa, Jovita Idar, and Alonso Perales, in addition to many secondary leaders, and is rounded out with aim discussions of such issues as management, the movimiento, lynching, political exclusion, balloting, and stereotyping. Appendices comprise a chronology and several other simple files severe to an knowing of the Mexican American Civil Rights struggle.
The first entire encyclopedia in this element of Mexican American historical past, the booklet fills a obvious hole within the literature. It contains greater than three hundred entries, six appendices, resources of extra info, cross-referencing, and an in depth index that makes the background available. The e-book is a worthy source for an individual attracted to the Mexican American experience.
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Encyclopedia of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement by Margo Gutierrez,Matt S. Meier