The Resource The tejano diaspora: : Mexican Americanism & ethnic politics in Texas and Wisconsin, Marc Simon Rodriguez, (ebook)

The tejano diaspora: : Mexican Americanism & ethnic politics in Texas and Wisconsin, Marc Simon Rodriguez, (ebook)

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The tejano diaspora: : Mexican Americanism & ethnic politics in Texas and Wisconsin
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The tejano diaspora:
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Mexican Americanism & ethnic politics in Texas and Wisconsin
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Marc Simon Rodriguez
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eng
Summary
Each spring during the 1960s and 1970s, a quarter million farm workers left Texas to travel across the nation, from the Midwest to California, to harvest America's agricultural products. During this migration of people, labor, and ideas, Tejanos established settlements in nearly all the places they traveled to for work, influencing concepts of Mexican Americanism in Texas, California, Wisconsin, Michigan, and elsewhere. In The Tejano Diaspora, Marc Simon Rodriguez examines how Chicano political and social movements developed at both ends of the migratory labor network that flowed between Crystal City, Texas, and Wisconsin during this period.Rodriguez argues that translocal Mexican American activism gained ground as young people, activists, and politicians united across the migrant stream. Crystal City, well known as a flash point of 1960s-era Mexican Americanism, was a classic migrant sending community, with over 80 percent of the population migrating each year in pursuit of farm work. Wisconsin, which had a long tradition of progressive labor politics, provided a testing ground for activism and ideas for young movement leaders. By providing a view of the Chicano movement beyond the Southwest, Rodriguez reveals an emergent ethnic identity, discovers an overlooked youth movement, and interrogates the meanings of American citizenship
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Midwest
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1968-
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Rodriguez, Marc S.
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305.8968/720764
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Mexicans
  • Mexicans
  • Migrant labor
  • Migrant labor
  • Citizenship
  • Electronic books
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adult
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The tejano diaspora: : Mexican Americanism & ethnic politics in Texas and Wisconsin, Marc Simon Rodriguez, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780807877661
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11718988
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remote
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11718988
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MWT11718988
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The tejano diaspora: : Mexican Americanism & ethnic politics in Texas and Wisconsin, Marc Simon Rodriguez, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807877661
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11718988
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11718988
System control number
MWT11718988
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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