Making ethnic choices : California's Punjabi Mexican Americans / Karen Isaksen Leonard

Author(s): Leonard, Karen Isaksen, 1939-
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Subjects: Panjabi Americans--California
Mexican Americans--California
Interracial marriage--California
California--Social conditions
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1992
Series: Asian American history and culture series
Asian American history and culture
LC Classification: F
Physical Description: xii, 333 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., map, ports. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
Pt. I. Introduction
1. Exploring Ethnicity 3
Pt. II. The World of the Pioneers
2. Contexts: California and the Punjab 17
3. Early Days in the Imperial Valley 37
4. Marriages and Children 62
5. Male and Female Networks 79
6. Conflict and Love in the Marriages 101
Pt. III. The Construction of Ethnic Identity
7. Childhood in Rural California 123
8. The Second Generation Comes of Age 144
9. Political Change and Ethnic Identity 163
10. Encounters with the Other 185
11. Contending Voices 203
Appendixes 223
Notes 227
Bibliography 293
Index 321
Notes: LCCN: 91024482
ISBN: 0877228906
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 24108576
ISBN/ISSN: 0877228906