Mexican Americans & World War II / edited by Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez

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Subjects: Mexican Americans--Social conditions--20th century
World War, 1939-1945--Social aspects--United States
United States--Social conditions--1933-1945
United States--Race relations
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2005
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xiii, 310 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Alternate Titles: Mexican Americans and World War II
Additional Authors: Rivas-Rodriguez, Maggie
Notes: LCCN: 2004024343
ISBN: 0292706510 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0292706812 (pbk. : alk. paper)
"Selected readings": p. [291]-298
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Introduction / Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez -- The five Sanchez brothers in World War II : remembrance and discovery / Rita Sanchez -- The beating of private Aguirre : a story about West Texas during World War II / David Montejano -- On the west side : a portrait of Lanier High School during World War II / Julio Noboa -- Lost momentum : World War II and the education of Hispanos in New Mexico / Lynne Marie Getz -- The Mexican American dream and World War II : a view from the Midwest / Dionício Valdés -- Zoot violence on the home front : race, riots, and youth culture during World War II / Luis Alvarez -- What a difference a war makes! / Maria Eva Flores -- Framing racism : newspaper coverage of the Three Rivers incident / Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez -- Mexico's wartime intervention on behalf of Mexicans in the United States : a turning of tables / Emilio Zamora -- Rosita the Riveter : welding tradition with wartime transformations / Naomi Quiñonez -- On the nation's periphery : Mexican braceros and the Pacific Northwest railroad industry, 1943-1946 / Erasmo Gamboa
OCLC Number: 56840471
ISBN/ISSN: 0292706510
0292706812