all ebooks in category: Hispanic American Studies (16)

Murder at the Sleepy Lagoon: Zoot Suits, Race, and Riot in Wartime L.A.
2003 | 312 Pages | ISBN: 0807828262 | PDF | 4 MB

The notorious 1942 "Sleepy Lagoon" murder trial in Los Angeles concluded with the conviction of seventeen young Mexican American men for the alleged gang slaying …

Chicana and Chicano Mental Health: Alma, Mente y Corazón
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0816529744 | PDF | pages: 183 | 1.0 mb

Spirit, mind, and heart—in traditional Mexican health beliefs all three are inherent to maintaining psychological balance. For Mexican Americans, who are both the oldest Latina/o …

Chicanas and Chicanos in School: Racial Profiling, Identity Battles, and Empowerment (Louann Atkins Temple Women & Culture Seri
2005 | 301 Pages | ISBN: 0292706650 | PDF | 2 MB

By any measure of test scores and graduation rates, public schools are failing to educate a large percentage of Chicana/o youth. But despite years of …

Chicano Movement For Beginners
English | ISBN: 1939994640 | 2016 | EPUB | 176 pages | 20 MB

As the heyday of the Chicano Movement of the late 1960s to early 70s fades further into history and as more and more of its …

«Bird of Paradise: How I Became Latina» by Raquel Cepeda
English | ISBN: 9781451635881 | EPUB | 0.7 MB

In 2009, Raquel Cepeda embarked on an exploration of her genealogy using ancestral DNA testing to uncover the truth about her family and the tapestry …

Captivity Beyond Prisons: Criminalization Experiences of Latina (Im)migrants
English | March 29, 2016 | ISBN: 1477308164 | EPUB | 261 pages | 1.4 MB

Today the United States leads the world in incarceration rates. The country increasingly relies on the prison system as a "fix" for the regulation of …

Spirit Run: A 6,000-Mile Marathon Through North America's Stolen Land
English | ISBN: 1948226464 | 2020 | EPUB | 240 pages | 1 MB

The son of working-class Mexican immigrants flees a life of labor in fruit-packing plants to run in a Native American marathon from Canada to Guatemala, …

Fulgencio Batista: From Revolutionary to Strongman
English | 2006 | ISBN: 0813537010 | PDF | pages: 420 | 3.6 mb

Pawn of the U.S. government. Right-hand man to the mob. Iron-fisted dictator. For decades, public understanding of the pre-Revolutionary Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista has been …

The Neighborhood Has Its Own Rules: Latinos and African Americans in South Los Angeles [Repost]
English | July 19, 2016 | ISBN: 0814762840 | 272 pages | PDF | 2.55 Mb

South Los Angeles is often seen as ground zero for inter-racial conflict and violence in the United States. Since the 1940s, South LA has been …

Manifest Destinies : The Making of the Mexican American Race, Second Edition
English | 2018 | ISBN: 1479894281 | 314 Pages | PDF | 14.7 MB

An essential resource for understanding the complex history of Mexican Americans and racial classification in the United States Manifest Destinies tells the story of the …