Magazine article The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education

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Magazine article The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education

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Memories of a Hyphenated Man

By Ramón Eduardo Ruiz Urueta

Memories of a Hyphenated Man is the story of Ramón Eduardo Ruiz Urueta, a unique individual who, while shaped by Iiis upbringing and drawing on deep cultural roots, steadfastly followed his own compass in life. It tells of a singular man who beat the odds as it addresses the ambiguities associated with race, class, citizenship, and nationality for Mexicans and Mexican-Americans.

2011. 250 pp. ISBN: 978-0816530021. $29-95. paper. The University of Arizona Press, (520) 621-3920. www.uapress.arizona.edu.

Mexico's Crucial Century, 1810-1910: An Introduction (The Mexican Experience)

by Prof. Colin M. MacLachlan PhD and William H. Beezley

After Mexico gained its independence from Spain in 1821, it began the work of forging its identity as an independent nation, a process that would endure throughout the crucial 19th century. This account is a guide through the pivotal time in Mexican history, including such critical episodes as the reign of Santa Ana, the U. …

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