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Title Beyond the Latino World War II hero : the social and political legacy of a generation / edited by Maggie Rivas-Rodríguez and Emilio Zamora ; with a foreword by José Limón
Edition First edition
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 247 pages) : illustrations
Contents The paradox of war: Mexican American patriotism, racism, and memory / Richard Griswold del Castillo -- Embracing the ether: the use of radio by the Latino World War II generation / Maggie Rivas-Rodríguez -- "Now get back to work": Mexican Americans and the agricultural "migrant stream" / Dionicio Valdés -- The Latinas of World War II: from familial shelter to expanding horizons / Joanne Rao Sánchez -- Mexican nationals in the U.S. military: diplomacy and battlefield sacrifice / Emilio Zamora -- The color of war: Puerto Rican soldiers and discrimination during World War II / Silvia Álvarez Curbelo -- God and war: the impact of combat upon Latino soldiers' religious beliefs / Rea Ann Trotter -- Silent wounds: posttraumatic stress disorder and Latino World War II veterans / Ricardo Ainslie and Daphny Domínguez -- Mother's legacy: cultivating Chicana consciousness during the war years / Brenda Sendejo
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-239) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Hispanic American women -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Hispanic Americans -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Hispanic American
United States -- Armed Forces -- Hispanic Americans.
Genre/Form Personal narratives
Personal narratives.
Form Electronic book
Author Rivas-Rodriguez, Maggie.
Zamora, Emilio.
LC no. 2009026123
ISBN 0292793413 (electronic bk.)
9780292793415 (electronic bk.)