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Contents Preface Introduction Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez Chapter 1. The Five Sanchez Brothers in World War II: Remembrance and Discovery Rita Sanchez Chapter 2. The Beating of Private Aguirre: A Story about West Texas during World War II David Montejano Chapter 3. On the West Side: A Portrait of Lanier High School during World War II Julio Noboa Chapter 4. Lost Momentum: World War II and the Education of Hispanos in New Mexico Lynne Marie Getz Chapter 5. The Mexican American Dream and World War II: A View from the Midwest Dionício Valdés Chapter 6. Zoot Violence on the Home Front: Race, Riots, and Youth Culture during World War II Luis Alvarez Chapter 7. What a Difference a War Makes! Maria Eva Flores Chapter 8. Framing Racism: Newspaper Coverage of the Three Rivers Incident Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez Chapter 9. Mexico's Wartime Intervention on Behalf of Mexicans in the United States: A Turning of Tables Emilio Zamora Chapter 10. Rosita the Riveter: Welding Tradition with Wartime Transformations Naomi Quiñonez Chapter 11. On the Nation's Periphery: Mexican Braceros and the Pacific Northwest Railroad Industry, 1943\-1946 Erasmo Gamboa Selected Readings About the Writers Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Mexican Americans -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945.
United States -- Race relations.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- United States.