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Author Schmidt Camacho, Alicia R., author

Title Migrant imaginaries : Latino cultural politics in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands / Alicia Schmidt Camacho
Published New York : New York University Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 375 pages) : illustrations
Series Nation of newcomers
Nation of newcomers.
Contents 1. These people are not aliens : transborder solidarity in the shadow of deportation -- 2. Migrant modernisms : racialized development under the Bracero program -- 3. No constitution for us : class racism and cold war unionism -- 4. Bordered civil rights : migrants, feminism, and the radical imagination in el movimento Chicano -- 5. Tracking the new migrants : Richard Rodriguez and liberal retrenchment -- 6. Narrative acts : fronteriza stories of labor and subjectivity -- 7. Migrant melancholia : emergent narratives of the border crossing -- Afterword : A través del la línea/Across the line
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-360) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Mexican Americans -- Mexican-American Border Region -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Mexicans -- Mexican-American Border Region -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Mexican-American Border Region -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Computer network resources
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008009852
ISBN 0814790070 (electronic bk.)
144162290X (electronic bk.)
9780814790076 (electronic bk.)
9781441622907 (electronic bk.)