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Author Gómez, Laura E., 1964- author

Title Manifest destinies : the making of the Mexican American race / Laura E. Gómez
Edition Second edition
Published New York : New York University Press, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource
Contents The U.S. colonization of northern Mexico and the creation of Mexican Americans -- Where Mexicans fit in the new American racial order -- How a fragile claim to whiteness shaped Mexican Americans' relations with Indians and African Americans -- Manifest destiny's legacy: race in America at the turn of the twentieth century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed December 6, 2017)
Subject Mexican Americans -- Colonization -- History -- 19th century
Mexican Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc
Mexican Americans -- Race identity
Mexican Americans -- New Mexico -- History -- 19th century
Racism -- New Mexico -- History -- 19th century
Racism -- United States -- History -- 19th century
New Mexico -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1479835390 (electronic bk.)
9781479835393 (electronic bk.)