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Vázquez, Francisco H. (Francisco Hernández), 1949-
Latino/a thought : culture, politics, and society / Francisco H. Vázquez and Rodolfo D. Torres
Alternate Title Latino thought
Latina thought
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2003
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 3rd Floor  E184.S75 V38 2003    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Hispanic Americans -- Intellectual life
Hispanic Americans -- Politics and government
Hispanic Americans -- Social conditions
Subject United States -- Ethnic relations
United States -- Ethnic relations -- Political aspects
Subject(s) Ethnicity -- Political aspects -- United States
Physical Description xii, 479 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary Brings together the most important writings that shape Latino consciousness, culture, and activism today. This historical anthology is unique in its presentation of cross-cultural writings--especially from Mexican, Puerto Rican, and Cuban writers and political documents--that shape the ideology and experience of U.S. Latinos. Students can read, firsthand, the works or authors who most shaped their cultural heritage. They are guided by introductions that set each article or document in its historical context and describe its relevance today. The writings touch on many themes, but are guided by this book's concern for a quest for public citizenship among all Latino populations and a better understanding of racialized populations in the U.S. today.--From publisher description
Contents The Chicana woman : an historical materialist perspective / by Maria Linda Apodaca -- Latina politics/Latino politics / by Carol Hardy-Fanta -- Reflections on Latino/as and public citizenship / by Francisco Hernandez Vazquez -- I am Joaquin : an epic poem (1967) / by Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales -- America's patriots then and now : anticolonial struggles and Latino/a political thought / by Francisco Hernandez Vazquez -- The making of a Tejano : the personal memoirs of John N. Seguin / edited by Jesus de la Teja -- Letter from James Buchanan and the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo -- Meanings in transition / by Louis A. Perez -- the Platt Amendment (1901) -- The shaping of a colonial policy / by Jose Trias Monge -- Poem : last-mambo-in-Miami / by Gustavo Perez-Firmat -- The emergence of feminism in Puerto Rico, 1870-1930 / by Yamila Azize-Vargas -- We came out of prison standing, not on our knees / by Martin Koppel with Rollande Girard and Jacob Perasso -- El exilio : national security interests and the origins of the Cuban exile enclave / by Maria de los Angeles Torres -- Our feminist heritage / by Marta Cotera -- El primer Congreso Mexicanista de 1911 : a precursor to contemporary chicanismo / by Jose E. Limon -- Epilogue from decade of betrayal / by Francisco E. Balderrama and Raymond Rodriguez -- The organizer's tale / by Cesar E. Chavez -- Queer Aztlan : the re-formation of Chicano tribe / by Cherrie Moraga -- Reconstructing racial identity : ethnicity, color, and class among Dominicans in the United States and Puerto Rico / by Jorge Duany -- No regrets : the tough choice between freedom and convictions faced by jailed Puerto Rican activists / by Patricia Guadalupe -- Havana USA / by Maria Cristina Garcia -- Brown beret national policies / by David Sanchez -- Chicanos as a postcolonial minority : some questions concerning the adequacy of the paradigm of internal colonialism / by Federico A. Cervantes -- Young Lords party : 13-point program and platform / edited by Michael Abramson -- The divorce of nationalist discourses from the Puerto Rican people / by Ramon Grosfoguel -- Poem : native of nowhere by Chloe S. Georas -- Transnational political and cultural identities : crossing theoretical borders by Maria de los Angeles Torres -- Class and culture wars in the new Latino politics / by Victor Valle and Rodolfo D. Torres
Alternate Author Torres, Rodolfo D., 1949-

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