Corazon de Dixie: Mexicanos in the U.S. South since 1910 - The David J. Weber Series in the New Borderlands History (Paperback)Julie M. Weise (author)
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Rooted in U.S. and Mexican archival research, oral history interviews, and family photographs, Corazon de Dixie unearths not just the facts of Mexicanos' long-standing presence in the U.S. South but also their own expectations, strategies, and dreams.
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 525 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 25 mm
Weise complicates and enriches the history of the lived experiences of Mexicanos in the South by challenging the contemporary racial and ethnic narratives of the past and present.--Journal of American History
A books that will instantly become required reading for scholars of Latino/a, southern, and North Carolina history. . . . Beautifully written, exhaustively researched, and deeply convincing.--North Carolina Historical Review
A valuable resource for historians and scholars of race, ethnicity, and migration in both Mexico and the United States.--International Migration Review
Explores the history of the new Latina/o South from the late 1800s, demonstrating the need to uncover and recover the stories of Mexicans in the region. . . . Highly recommended.--Choice
An ambitious project . . . accomplished with thorough research and clear writing.--Journal of Southern History
A pathbreaking work. . . . Sure to be the standard starting point for all future work on Mexicanos, and other migrants, in the U.S. South.--Register of the Kentucky Historical Society
Meticulously researched, thoughtfully argued, and engagingly written. . . . Offers fresh interpretations and promises to become a classic text in Mexican American, borderlands, labor, immigration, and southern history.--Southwestern Historical Quarterly
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