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  1. Rethinking the Chicano Movement

    By Marc Simon Rodriguez

    Series: American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

    In the 1960s and 1970s, an energetic new social movement emerged among Mexican Americans. Fighting for civil rights and celebrating a distinct ethnic identity, the Chicano Movement had a lasting impact on the United States, from desegregation to bilingual education. Rethinking the Chicano Movement...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Chicano Movement

    Perspectives from the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Mario T. Garcia

    Series: New Directions in American History

    The largest social movement by people of Mexican descent in the U.S. to date, the Chicano Movement of the 1960s and 70s linked civil rights activism with a new, assertive ethnic identity: Chicano Power! Beginning with the farmworkers' struggle led by César Chávez and Dolores Huerta, the Movement...

    Published April 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. International Perspectives on Chicana/o Studies

    "This World is My Place"

    Edited by Catherine Leen, Niamh Thornton

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This volume examines how the field of Chicana/o studies has developed to become an area of interest to scholars far beyond the United States and Spain. For this reason, the volume includes contributions by a range of international scholars and takes the concept of place as a unifying paradigm. As a...

    Published November 5th 2013 by Routledge

  4. War and Independence In Spanish America

    By Anthony McFarlane

    During the period from 1808 to 1826, the Spanish empire was convulsed by wars throughout its dominions in Iberia and the Americas. The conflicts began in Spain, where Napoleon’s invasion triggered a war of national resistance. The collapse of the Spanish monarchy provoked challenges to the colonial...

    Published October 13th 2013 by Routledge

  5. North American Borderlands

    Edited by Brian DeLay

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Since the early colonial period, historians have been fascinated with North America’s borderlands – places where people interacted across multiple, independent political and legal systems. Today the scholarship on these regions is more robust and innovative than ever before. North American...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Essential Ilan Stavans

    By Ilan Stavans

    Here, Ilan Stavans, one of the foremost Latino scholars, collects his best essays into one volume. As a Mexican Jew whose native languages are Yiddish and Spanish, Stavans writes in English to limn the tensions, contradictions, and possibilities within the compex notion of a multi-cultural...

    Published September 14th 2000 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Rethinking the Chicano Movement
    By Marc Simon Rodriguez
    To Be Published December 18th 2014

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