CMAS History, Culture, and Society Series

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  1. Mexico and Mexicans in the Making of the United States
    Mexico and Mexicans have been involved in every aspect of making the United States from colonial times until the present. Yet our shared history is a largely untold story, eclipsed by headlines about illegal immigration and the... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2013
    Paperback | £26.99
  2. Border Renaissance
    The Texas Centennial of 1936, commemorated by statewide celebrations of independence from Mexico, proved to be a powerful catalyst for the formation of a distinctly Mexican American identity. Confronted by a media frenzy that... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2010
    Paperback | £22.99
  3. Reading Chican@ Like a Queer
    A race-based oppositional paradigm has informed Chicano studies since its emergence. In this work, Sandra K. Soto replaces that paradigm with a less didactic, more flexible framework geared for a queer analysis of the discursive... Learn More
    Published: 15th March 2010
    Hardback | £47.00
    Paperback | £16.99
  4. raúlrsalinas and the Jail Machine
    Raúl R. Salinas is regarded as one of today's most important Chicano poets and human rights activists, but his passage to this place of distinction took him through four of the most brutal prisons in the country. His singular... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2006
    Paperback | £28.99
  5. Brown Gumshoes
    Winner, Modern Language Association Prize in United States Latina and Latino and Chicana and Chicano Literary and Cultural Studies, 2006Popular fiction, with its capacity for diversion, can mask important cultural observations... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2005
    Paperback | £14.99
  6. Narratives of Greater Mexico
    Once relegated to the borders of literature—neither Mexican nor truly American—Chicana/o writers have always been in the vanguard of change, articulating the multicultural ethnicities, shifting identities, border realities,... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2005
    Paperback | £24.99
  7. Felix Longoria's Wake
    Winner, Tullis Prize, Texas State Historical Association, 2004Private First Class Felix Longoria earned a Bronze Service Star, a Purple Heart, a Good Conduct Medal, and a Combat Infantryman's badge for service in the Philippines... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2003
    Paperback | £23.99
  8. Remembering the Alamo
    "Remember the Alamo!" reverberates through Texas history and culture, but what exactly are we remembering? Over nearly two centuries, the Mexican victory over an outnumbered band of Alamo defenders has been transformed into an... Learn More
    Published: 15th June 2002
    Paperback | £20.99
  9. The Illusion of Inclusion
    To many observers, the 1981 election of Henry Cisneros as mayor of San Antonio, Texas, represented the culminating victory in the Chicano community's decades-long struggle for inclusion in the city's political life. Yet, nearly... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2000
    Paperback | £20.99
  10. Barrio-Logos
    Struggles over space and resistance to geographic displacement gave birth to much of Chicano history and culture. In this pathfinding book, Raúl Villa explores how California Chicano/a activists, journalists, writers, artists,... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2000
    Paperback | £23.99