ERIC Number: ED046560
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
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The Mexican-Americans: An Awakening Minority.
Servin, Manuel P.
An anthology, the book attempts to trace and analyze the various aspects of the life and society of the Mexican American. It is not a mere collection of previously published papers or articles but includes selections from 6 new historical studies by trained historians and graduate students from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. It is a compilation of brief interdisciplinary studies treating, in chronological order, the racial, cultural, educational, economic, and political development of the Mexican American in the United States. The table of contents lists 6 sections: "The Background of Mexican-American Discrimination,""The Hispanic and the American Southwest,""The Status of the Mexican-American Before World War II,""World War II and the Mexican-American,""The Post-War Years: Two Quiet Decades," and "The Mexican-American Awakens." (EJ)
Descriptors: Anthologies, Attitude Change, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Influences, Culture Conflict, Ethnic Studies, Library Materials, Mexican Americans, Racial Attitudes, Role Conflict
Glencoe Press, Div. of Macmillan Co., 8701 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, California 90211 ($2.50 plus postage)
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