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a| 10.7208/9780226244280 2| doi
a| DE-B1597 b| eng c| DE-B1597 e| rda
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a| F548.9.M5 b| F47 2012eb
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a| Fernandez, Lilia e| author. 4| aut 4| http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut
a| Brown in the Windy City : b| Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Postwar Chicago / c| Lilia Fernández.
a| Chicago : b| University of Chicago Press, c| 
a| 1 online resource (384 p.) : b| 18 halftones, 9 maps, 13 table
a| text b| txt 2| rdacontent
a| computer b| c 2| rdamedia
a| online resource b| cr 2| rdacarrier
a| text file b| PDF 2| rda
a| Historical Studies of Urban America
t| Frontmatter -- t| Contents -- t| Illustrations -- t| Acknowledgments -- t| Introduction -- t| 1. Mexican and Puerto Rican Labor Migration to Chicago -- t| 2. Putting Down Roots: Mexican and Puerto Rican Settlement on the Near West Side, 1940-60 -- t| 3. Race, Class, Housing, and Urban Renewal: Dismantling the Near West Side -- t| 4. Pushing Puerto Ricans Around: Urban Renewal, Race, and Neighborhood Change -- t| 5. The Evolution of the Young Lords Organization: From Street Gang to Revolutionaries -- t| 6. From Eighteenth Street to La Dieciocho: Neighborhood Transformation in the Age of the Chicano Movement -- t| 7. The Limits of Nationalism: Women's Activism and the Founding of Mujeres Latinas en Acción -- t| Conclusion -- t| Notes -- t| Index
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a| Brown in the Windy City is the first history to examine the migration and settlement of Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in postwar Chicago. Lilia Fernández reveals how the two populations arrived in Chicago in the midst of tremendous social and economic change and, in spite of declining industrial employment and massive urban renewal projects, managed to carve out a geographic and racial place in one of America's great cities. Through their experiences in the city's central neighborhoods over the course of these three decades, Fernández demonstrates how Mexicans and Puerto Ricans collectively articulated a distinct racial position in Chicago, one that was flexible and fluid, neither black nor white.
a| Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
a| In English.
a| Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 24. Apr 2020)
a| Hispanic American neighborhoods z| Illinois z| Chicago x| History y| 20th century.
a| Mexican Americans z| Illinois z| Chicago x| History y| 20th century.
a| Mexicans z| Illinois z| Chicago x| History y| 20th century.
a| Puerto Ricans z| Illinois z| Chicago x| History y| 20th century.
a| HISTORY / General. 2| bisacsh
a| De Gruyter.
a| De Gruyter University Press Library.