By John-Michael Rivera
Winner of the 2006 Thomas J. Lyon booklet Award in Western American Literary stories, awarded through the Western Literature Association
In The Emergence of Mexican America, John-Michael Rivera examines the cultural, political, and felony representations of Mexican american citizens and the improvement people capitalism and nationhood. starting with the Mexican-American conflict of 1846-1848 and carrying on with in the course of the interval of mass repatriation folks Mexican employees in 1939, Rivera examines either Mexican-American and Anglo-American cultural construction with a purpose to tease out the complexities of the so-called “Mexican question.” utilizing ancient and archival fabrics, Rivera's wide-ranging gadgets of inquiry contain fiction, non-fiction, essays, treaties, felony fabrics, political speeches, magazines, articles, cartoons, and ads created via either Mexicans and Anglo american citizens. attractive and methodologically venturesome, Rivera's learn is a vital contribution to Chicano/Latino experiences and fields of cultural reviews, heritage, govt, anthropology, and literary studies.
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The Emergence of Mexican America: Recovering Stories of Mexican Peoplehood in U.S. Culture (Critical America) by John-Michael Rivera