Latinos in Chicago and Midwest

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  1. Negotiating Latinidad
    Longstanding Mexican and Puerto Rican populations have helped make people of mixed nationalities—MexiGuatamalans, CubanRicans, and others—an important part of Chicago's Latina/o scene. Intermarriage between Guatemalans,... Learn More
    Published: 30th September 2019
    Hardback | £82.00
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  2. Ilegal
    Published: 16th April 2019
    Hardback | £82.00
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  3. The Mexican Revolution in Chicago
    Few realize that long before the political activism of the 1960s, there existed a broad social movement in the United States spearheaded by a generation of Mexican immigrants inspired by the revolution in their homeland. Many... Learn More
    Published: 21st March 2018
    Hardback | £82.00
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  4. In Search of Belonging
    In Search of Belonging explores the ways Latina/o audiences in general, and women in particular, makes sense of and engage both mainstream and Spanish-language media. Jillian M. Báez's eye-opening ethnographic analysis... Learn More
    Published: 21st February 2018
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  5. Latina/o Midwest Reader
    From 2000 to 2010, the Latino population increased by more than 73 percent across eight midwestern states. These interdisciplinary essays explore issues of history, education, literature, art, and politics defining today's Latina/o... Learn More
    Published: 26th June 2017
    Hardback | £79.00
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  6. Latina Lives in Milwaukee
    Milwaukee's small but vibrant Mexican and Mexican American community of the 1920s grew over succeeding decades to incorporate Mexican, Mexican American, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central American, and Caribbean migration to the city.... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2015
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  7. Illegal
    A day after N. first crossed the U.S. border from Mexico, he was caught and then released onto the streets of Tijuana. Undeterred, N. crawled back through a tunnel to San Diego, where he entered the United States forever. Illegal:... Learn More
    Published: 24th January 2014
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  8. Defending Their Own in the Cold
    Defending Their Own in the Cold: The Cultural Turns of U.S. Puerto Ricans explores U.S. Puerto Rican culture in past and recent contexts. The book presents East Coast, Midwest, and Chicago cultural production while exploring Puerto... Learn More
    Published: 27th October 2011
    Hardback | £47.00
  9. Compañeros
    Telling the affecting stories of eighty gay, bisexual, and transgender (GBT) Latino activists and volunteers living in Chicago and San Francisco, Compa\u00f1eros: Latino Activists in the Face of AIDS closely details how these... Learn More
    Published: 4th October 2011
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  10. Chicanas of 18th Street
    Overflowing with powerful testimonies of six female community activists who have lived and worked in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago, Chicanas of 18th Street reveals the convictions and approaches of those organizing for social... Learn More
    Published: 21st September 2011
    Hardback | £79.00
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  11. Bringing Aztlan to Mexican Chicago
    Bringing Aztlán to Mexican Chicago is the autobiography of Jóse Gamaliel González, an impassioned artist willing to risk all for the empowerment of his marginalized and oppressed community. Through recollections... Learn More
    Published: 28th June 2010
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  12. Marcha
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    Published: 11th June 2010
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  13. Latino Urban Ethnography and the Work of Elena Padilla
    This study reclaims and builds upon the classic work of anthropologist Elena Padilla in an effort to examine constructions of space and identity among Latinos. The volume includes an annotated edition of Padilla's 1947 University... Learn More
    Published: 8th February 2010
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  14. Moving Beyond Borders
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    Published: 1st October 2009
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  15. Pots of Promise
    Exploring the untold stories of Hull-House arts programs in the 1920s and 1930s and the pottery program at the commercial Hull-House Kilns, Pots of Promise also addresses the story of Mexicans in Chicago and the history of Hull-House... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2004
    Paperback | £25.99