Encyclopedia of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement

Synopsis

"Bringing together a wealth of information on the Mexican American struggle for civil rights, this authoritative encyclopedia provides factual, up-to-date information on the concepts, issues, plans, legislation, court decisions, events, organizations, and people involved in that long fight. It includes such leading figures as Corky Gonzales, Hector Perez Garcia, Jovita Idar, and Alonso Perales, as well as many secondary leaders, and is rounded out with objective discussions of such topics as leadership, the movimiento, lynching, political exclusion, voting, and stereotyping." Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved