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Gómez, Laura E., 1964-
Manifest destinies : the making of the Mexican American race / Laura E. Gómez
New York : New York University Press, 2008, c2007
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E184.M5 G6242 2007    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Mexican Americans -- Race identity
Mexican Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc
Mexican Americans -- Colonization -- History -- 19th century
Racism -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Subject United States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century
Subject(s) Mexican Americans -- New Mexico -- History -- 19th century
Racism -- New Mexico -- History -- 19th century
Subject New Mexico -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century
Physical Description xii, 243 p. ; 23 cm
Note First published in paperback in 2008
Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-234) and index
Contents The U.S. colonization of Northern Mexico and the creation of Mexican Americans -- Where Mexicans fit in the new American racial order -- How a fragile claim to whiteness shaped Mexican Americans' relations with Indians and African Americans -- Manifest Destiny's legacy : race in America at the turn of the twentieth century

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