On the border : society and culture between the United States and Mexico / edited by Andrew Grant Wood

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Subjects: Mexican-American Border Region--Civilization
Mexican-American Border Region--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Lanham, MD : SR Books, 2004
Series: Latin American silhouettes
LC Classification: F
Physical Description: xi, 303 p. : ill., 1 map ; 24 cm
Additional Authors: Wood, Andrew Grant, 1958-
Notes: LCCN: 2003023426
ISBN: 0842051724 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0842051732 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents: The mining boom in Baja California from 1850 to 1890 and the emergence of Tijuana as a border community / Lawrence D. Taylor -- Anticipating the colonias: popular housing in El Paso and Ciudad Juárez, 1890-1923 / Andrew Grant Wood -- The fence and gates of Ambos Nogales: a postcard landscape exploration / Daniel D. Arreola -- A note on homosexuality in porfirian and postrevolutionary northern Mexico / Victor Manuel Macías-González -- All night at the owl: the social and political relations of Mexicali's red-light district, 1909-1925 / Eric Michael Schantz -- The 'shame suicides' and Tijuana / Vincent Cabeza de Baca, Juan Cabeza de Baca -- Low-budget films for fronterizos and Mexican migrants in the United States / María S. Arbeláez -- Tex-Mex, Cal-Mex, New Mex, or whose Mex? Notes on the historical geography of southwestern cuisine / Jeffrey M. Pilcher -- U.S. ports of entry on the Mexican border / Josiah McC. Heyman -- Slab city: squatters' paradise? / Travis du Bry ; photographs by Dominique Rissolo -- Juan Soldado: field notes and reflections / Paul J. Vanderwood -- The Oaxacan enclaves in Los Angeles: a photo essay / Devra Weber -- How would you like an El Camino? U.S. perceptions of Mexico in two recent Hollywood films / Andrew Grant Wood
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 53398095
ISBN/ISSN: 0842051724
0842051732