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  • Author(s):
    Ernesto Galarza
    Subject(s):
    Nayarit (Mexico)--Biography, Mexican Americans--Social life and customs--20th century, Mexican American neighborhoods--California--Sacramento--History--20th century, Sacramento (Calif)--Biography, Mexican Americans--Biography, Sacramento (Calif)--Social life and customs--20th century, Immigrants--United States--Biography
    Abstract:

    Barrio Boy is the remarkable story of one boy’s journey from a Mexican village so small its main street didn’t have a name, to the barrio of Sacramento, California, bustling and thriving in the early decades of the twentieth century. With vivid imagery and a rare gift for re-creating a child’s sense of time and place, Ernesto Galarza gives an account of the early experiences of his extraordinary life-from revolution in Mexico to segregation in the United States-that will continu…

    Date Published:
    2014-04-30
    Date Created:
    2014-04-30
    Record Visibility:
    Public
    Resource Type
    Book Chapter
  • Author(s):
    Richard Griswold del Castillo
    Subject(s):
    Mexican American families--Southwest, New--History, Southwest, New--Social conditions
    Abstract:

    In detailed historical analyses of Mexican immigration, economic class struggle, intermarriage, urbanization and industrialization, regional differences, and discrimination and prejudice, La Familia demonstrates how such social and economic factors have contributed to the contemporary diversity of the Mexican-American family. By comparing their family experience with those of European immigrants, he discloses important dimensions of Mexican-American ethnicity.

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    Date Published:
    1991-01-31
    Date Created:
    2016-03-15
    Record Visibility:
    Public
    Resource Type
    Book