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By Mario T. García

ISBN-10: 0520286014

ISBN-13: 9780520286016

ISBN-10: 0520286022

ISBN-13: 9780520286023

In The Chicano Generation, veteran Chicano civil rights pupil Mario T. García offers an extraordinary glance contained in the struggles of the Sixties and Nineteen Seventies as they opened up in Los Angeles.

Based on in-depth interviews performed with 3 key activists, this e-book illuminates the lives of Raul Ruiz, Gloria Arellanes, and Rosalio Muñoz—their kinfolk histories and commonly divergent backgrounds; the occasions surrounding their becoming awareness as Chicanos; the sexism encountered through Arellanes; and the aftermath in their political histories.

In his titanic advent, García situates the Chicano stream in la and contextualizes activism in the greatest civil rights and empowerment fight via Mexican americans in US history—a fight that featured César Chávez and the farm employees, the scholar move highlighted via the 1968 l. a. tuition blowouts, the Chicano antiwar flow, the association of l. a. Raza Unida social gathering, the Chicana feminist move, the organizing of undocumented employees, and the Chicano Renaissance. 

Weaving this revolution opposed to a backdrop of ancient Mexican American activism from the Thirties to the Sixties and the modern black strength and black civil rights pursuits, García provides readers the simplest representations of the Chicano new release in Los Angeles.

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