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Author Fernandez, Lilia.
Title Brown in the Windy City [electronic resource] : Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in postwar Chicago / Lilia Fernandez.
Published Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2012, ©2012.
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 Electronic Book  F548.9.M5 F47 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xii, 376 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series Historical studies of urban America
Historical studies of urban America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Mexican and Puerto Rican labor migration to Chicago -- Putting down roots: Mexican and Puerto Rican settlement on the near west side, 1940-60 -- Race, class, housing, and urban renewal: dismantling the near west side -- Pushing Puerto Ricans around: urban renewal, race and neighborhood change -- The evolution of the Young Lords organization: From street gang to revolutionaries -- From Eighteenth Street to La Dieciocho: neighborhood transformation in the age of the chicano movement -- The limits of nationalism: women's activism and the founding of Mujeres Latinas en Acción -- Conclusion.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Mexicans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century.
Mexican Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century.
Puerto Ricans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century.
Hispanic American neighborhoods -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century.
Near West Side (Chicago, Ill.) -- History -- 20th century.
Pilsen (Chicago, Ill.) -- History -- 20th century.
Young Lords (Organization)
Mujeres Latinas en Acción -- History.
Related To Print version: Fernandez, Lilia. Brown in the Windy City. . 9780226244259 0226244253 (DLC) 2012007979
ISBN 0226244288 (electronic bk.)
9780226244280 (electronic bk.)
9780226244259 (cloth : alkaline paper)
0226244253 (cloth : alkaline paper)