Table of contents for The Mexican American orquesta : music, culture, and the dialectic of conflict / Manuel Pešna.

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Prelude: Music, Culture, and Dialectical Interpretation 
Exposition: Mexicans and Anglos in the Southwest: The Dialectic of Conflict
Part One: Origins
Chapter 1. Bailes and Fandangos: Music and Social Division in the Nineteenth Century
Chapter 2. The Dawning of a New Age: Musical Developments, 1910 to 1940
Part Two: The Mexican American Era
Chapter 3. Orquesta's Social Base: The Mexican American Generation 
Chapter 4. The Formative Years of Orquesta: The Texas-Mexican Connection 
Chapter 5. The Los Angeles Tradition: Triumph of the Anti-Ranchero 
Part Three: The Chicano Era
Chapter 6. The Chicano Generation: Conflict, Contradiction, and Synthesis
Chapter 7. La Onda Chicana
Chapter 8. Ethnography: The Orquesta Tradition in Fresno 
Coda: Music in the Post-Chicano Era 
Selected Discography 
References Cited 

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Mexican Americans Southwestern States Music History and criticism, Mexican Americans Southwestern States Social life and customs, Popular music Political aspects Southwestern States, Dance orchestra music History and criticism