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The Cristal Experiment: Chicano Struggle for Community Control (Hardback)
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The Cristal Experiment: Chicano Struggle for Community Control (Hardback)

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Hardback 424 Pages / Published: 30/06/1998
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The Mexicano population of Crystal City, Texas (Cristal in Spanish) staged two electoral revolts in the 1960s and 1970s, winning control of the city council and school board. This text examines the rise of the Chicano political movement in Cristal and the broader politics of community control.

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 9780299158200
Number of pages: 424
Weight: 794 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 33 mm


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"Navarro extends the story of Cristal, the mecca of Chicanismo, beyond where others have left off. It will be important to scholars interested in the Chicano Movement, Chicano history in general, community studies, politics and ethnic nationalism."--Ignacio Garcia, Brigham Young University, author of "Chicanismo: The Forging of a Militant Ethos among Mexican-Americans"


Navarro extends the story of Cristal, the mecca of Chicanismo, beyond where others have left off. It will be important to scholars interested in the Chicano Movement, Chicano history in general, community studies, politics and ethnic nationalism. Ignacio Garcia, Brigham Young University, author of "Chicanismo: The Forging of a Militant Ethos among Mexican-Americans""

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