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Manifest destinies : the making of the Mexican American race / Laura E. Gómez.

Author/Creator:
Gómez, Laura E., 1964- author.
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication:
New York : New York University Press, [2018]
Format/Description:
Book
xxviii, 285 pages ; 23 cm
Subjects:
Mexican Americans -- Race identity.
Mexican Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Mexican Americans -- Colonization -- History -- 19th century.
Racism -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
Mexican Americans -- New Mexico -- History -- 19th century.
Racism -- New Mexico -- History -- 19th century.
New Mexico -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
Contents:
The U.S. colonization of northern Mexico and the creation of Mexican Americans
Where Mexicans fit in the new American racial order
How a fragile claim to whiteness shaped Mexican Americans' relations with Indians and African Americans
Manifest destiny's legacy: race in America at the turn of the twentieth century.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-266) and index.
ISBN:
9781479882618
1479882615
9781479894284
1479894281
OCLC:
986523356
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