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The following text was automatically extracted from the image on this page using optical character recognition software:. By Armando Navarro. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, Preface, methodology, acknowledgments, introduction, epilogue, notes, index.
The Making of a Chicano Militant
ISBN Of all the studies that examine the rise of the Chicano movement and La Raza Unida party in Texas, this is the first book that provides an in-depth and critical evaluation of what actually occurred in Crystal City or Cristal during the elec- toral revolts of and How and why these political upheavals took place and the consequences that followed are all probed in a scholarly, well doc- umented text.
Using secondary sources, newspaper articles, and oral interviews, the author divided the events surrounding the two electoral revolts into four main parts, with a total of eleven chapters, and an epilogue. For additional read- ing information on the use of sources since the book does not contain a bibli- ography , and clarification of terms i. What brought about the events that led the Chicanos in Cristal to revolt against the Anglo establishment, in terms of taking over the educational, politi- cal, economic, and social systems?
For years, the Hispanics lived in a segregated society that was deeply rooted in Jim Crow laws. Cristal had a Hispanic popula- tion of about 70 percent, however, the Anglos controlled all city, county, and school board elected offices. In addition, segregation was a way of life, having separate public and private facilities, including the educational system.
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View all copies of this ISBN edition:. Synopsis About this title The Cristal Experiment Amidst the militancy of the s and early s the Mexican population of the dusty agricultural town of Crystal City, Texas Cristal in Spanish , staged two electoral revolts, winning control of the city council and school board.
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Full description "synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title. Product Description : The Mexicano population of Crystal City, Texas Cristal in Spanish staged two electoral revolts in the s and s, winning control of the city council and school board. Review : Navarro extends the story of Cristal, the mecca of Chicanismo, beyond where others have left off. Buy New Learn more about this copy. About AbeBooks. Other Popular Editions of the Same Title.
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