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Author Menchaca, Martha.
Title Recovering history, constructing race : the Indian, Black, and white roots of Mexican Americans / by Martha Menchaca.
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2001.
Book Cover
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 Reserve Room  E184.M5 M46 2001    IN LIBRARY
 Reserve Room  E184.M5 M46 2001    IN LIBRARY
 Reserve Room  E184.M5 M46 2001    IN LIBRARY
 Reserve Room  E184.M5 M46 2001    IN LIBRARY
 Reserve Room  E184.M5 M46 2001    IN LIBRARY
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Edition 1st ed.
Description xi, 375 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long series in Latin American and Latino art and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-365) and index.
Contents Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Racial foundations -- 2. Racial formation : Spain's racial order -- 3. The move north : The Gran Chichimeca and and New Mexico -- 4. The Spanish settlement of Texas and Arizona -- 5. The settlement of California and the twilight of the Spanish period -- 6. Liberal racial legislation during the Mexican period, -- I82I-I848 -- 7. Land, race, and war, I82I-I848 -- 8. The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and the racialization of the Mexican population -- 9. Racial segregation and liberal policies then and now -- Epilogue : auto/ethnographic observations of race and history -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Subject Mexican Americans -- Race identity.
Mexican Americans -- Ethnic identity.
Mexican Americans -- History.
Racially mixed people -- United States -- History.
United States -- Race relations.
United States -- Ethnic relations.
Racism -- United States -- History.
United States -- Relations -- Mexico.
Mexico -- Relations -- United States.
ISBN 0292752539 (cloth : alk. paper)
0292752547 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 46872371