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New PDF release: Corazón de Dixie: Mexicanos in the U.S. South since 1910

By Julie M. Weise

ISBN-10: 1469624966

ISBN-13: 9781469624969

whilst Latino migration to the U.S. South grew to become more and more noticeable within the Nineteen Nineties, observers and advocates grasped for tactics to investigate "new" racial dramas within the absence of ancient reference issues. even if, as this ebook is the 1st to comprehensively rfile, Mexicans and Mexican americans have a protracted historical past of migration to the U.S. South. Corazon de Dixie recounts the untold histories of Mexicanos' migrations to New Orleans, Mississippi, Arkansas, Georgia, and North Carolina way back to 1910. It follows Mexicanos into the center of Dixie, the place they navigated the Jim Crow process, cultivated group within the cotton fields, purposefully appealed for support to the Mexican govt, formed the southern conservative mind's eye within the wake of the civil rights circulate, and embraced their very own model of suburban residing on the flip of the twenty-first century.

Rooted in U.S. and Mexican archival learn, oral background interviews, and family members pictures, Corazon de Dixie finds not only the evidence of Mexicanos' long-standing presence within the U.S. South but in addition their very own expectancies, options, and dreams.

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