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280 Pages | 20 hts

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190909628

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Redeeming La Raza

Transborder Modernity, Race, Respectability, and Rights

Gabriela González

  • Presents a history of Mexican-American transborder activism in the United States well before the Chicano movement.
  • Shows how political activists in Texas intellectually, materially, and culturally uplifted members of their race while nurturing a sense of ethnic pride and unity.
  • Shows how Mexican women created a maternal feminism and challenged patriarchal structures.