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By Ernesto Chávez

ISBN-10: 0520230183

ISBN-13: 9780520230187

¡Mi Raza Primero! is the 1st ebook to envision the Chicano movement's improvement in a single locale—in this example la, domestic of the most important inhabitants of individuals of Mexican descent outdoors of Mexico urban. Ernesto Chávez makes a speciality of 4 corporations that constituted the guts of the circulation: The Brown Berets, the Chicano Moratorium Committee, los angeles Raza Unida occasion, and the Centro de Acción Social Autónomo, generally known as CASA. Chávez examines and chronicles the guidelines and strategies of the insurgency's leaders and their fans who, whereas differing of their targets and strategies, still got here jointly as Chicanos and reformers.

Deftly combining own recollection and interviews of stream members with an array of archival, newspaper, and secondary assets, Chávez offers an soaking up account of the occasions that constituted the Los Angeles-based Chicano flow. even as he bargains insights into the emergence and the destiny of the move in other places. He offers a severe research of the idea that of Chicano nationalism, an concept shared through all leaders of the insurgency, and locations it inside of a bigger international and comparative framework. studying such variables as gender, classification, age, and gear relationships, this e-book deals a worldly attention of the way ethnic nationalism and id functioned within the usa through the Nineteen Sixties and 1970s.

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