The Borderlands: An Encyclopedia of Culture and Politics on the U.S.-Mexico Divide, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0313087415
  • ISBN-13: 9780313087417
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 322 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

Provides numerous essay entries covering U.S.-Mexico border history, culture, and politics.

Reviews

"Recommended to school and public libraries that maintain active collections related to Mexican and Mexican-American culture." --Doug's Student Reference Room, August 2008

— Doug's Student Reference Room

"...this volume succinctly introduces the salient features of a region that stands at the heart of such issues as immigration policy and economic development. This guide is suitable for academic and public libraries." --Lawrence Looks at Books, December 2008

— Lawrence Looks at Books

Table of Contents

Cover Page.
Half Title.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Alphabetical List of Entries.
List of Entries by Topic.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
Chronology.
1: Adams Onís Treaty.
2: Agribusiness.
3: Agua Caliente Resort and Casino.
4: The Alamo.
5: American G.I. Forum..
6: Anthropology of the Borderlands..
7: Anzaldúa, Gloria (1942–2004)..
8: Architecture.
9: Art.
10: Austin, Stephen F. (1793–1836).
11: Aztlán.
12: The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez (1983).
13: Bancroft, Hubert Howe (1832–1918).
14: Barbed Wire.
15: Big Bend National Park.
16: Big Four.
17: Border Arts Workshop.
18: Border Industrialization Program.
19: Bracero Program.
20: Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar Núñez (ca. 1490—ca. 1557)..
21: California Gold Rush (1848).
22: California Proposition 187.
23: Californios.
24: Catholic Church.
25: Central American Migration.
26: Chávez, César (1927–93)..
27: Cheech and Chong (Richard “Cheech” Marin [1946–] and Thomas Chong [1938–])..
28: Chicana/o Movement..
29: Chinatowns..
30: Cinco de Mayo.
31: Cinema.
32: Cisneros, Henry (1947–).
33: Cities and Towns.
34: Colonias.
35: Colorado River.
36: Communications.
37: Corona, Bert (1918–2001).
38: Cortina War (1859).
39: Coyotes.
40: Cuisine.
41: Culture.
42: de Anza, Juan Bautista (1736–88).
43: de Coronado, Francisco Vázquez (ca. 1510–54).
44: de Oñate, Don Juan (ca. 1550–1626).
45: del Río, Dolores (1904–83).
46: Disease.
47: Domestic Workers.
48: Drug Trafficking.
49: Economy.
50: Education.
51: Environmentalism.
52: European Immigrants and Communities.
53: Filibusters.
54: Filipinos.
55: Flores Magón Brothers.
56: Folklore.
57: Foreigners Expelled from Mexico.
58: Freemasonry.
59: Gadsden Purchase (1853).
60: Galarza, Ernesto (1905–84).
61: Gamio, Manuel (1883–1960).
62: Garza, Catarino Erasmo (1859–95).
63: Great Depression (1929).
64: Health.
65: Houston, Sam (1793–1863).
66: Huerta, Dolores (1930–).
67: Immigration Legislation.
68: Industrial Workers of the World (IWW)..
69: Internment Camps.
70: Jackson, Helen Hunt (1830–85)..
71: Labor..
72: Labor Unions.
73: Land Grants.
74: League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC).
75: Legal Issues.
76: Literature.
77: Louisiana Purchase (1803).
78: Low Riders.
79: Manifest Destiny.
80: Maquiladoras.
81: McWilliams, Carey (1905–80)..
82: Media.
83: Mexican Diaspora.
84: Mexican Revolution (1910–17)..
85: Migration.
86: Militarization.
87: Mining.
88: Minutemen.
89: Missions.
90: Monroe Doctrine.
91: Mormon Colonies in Mexico.
92: Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (MEChA)..
93: Murieta, Joaquín (ca. 1829–53)..
94: Music.
95: Narváez, Pánfilo de (?–1528).
96: Native Americans.
97: Nepomuceno Cortina, Juan (1824–94).
98: North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
99: Oil Companies.
100: Operations.
101: Organizations and Governmental Agencies.
102: Paredes Manzano, Américo (1915–99).
103: Petróleos Mexicanos (PEMEX)..
104: Pico de Jesús IV, Pío (1801–94).
105: Plan de San Diego.
106: Policy.
107: Political Participation in the Mexican Border States.
108: Polk, James K. (1795–1849).
109: Popular Saints and Martyrs.
110: Presidios.
111: Prohibition (1915–33).
112: Protected Areas and Parks.
113: Pueblo Revolt (1680–96).
114: Queer Perspectives.
115: Radio.
116: Railroads.
117: Ranching.
118: La Raza Unida.
119: Remittances.
120: Repatriados.
121: Rhetoric.
122: Rio Grande.
123: Rivera, Tomás (1935–84).
124: Salton Sea.
125: Santa Anna, Antonio López de (1794–1876).
126: Santa Fe Trail.
127: Serra, Fray Junípero (1713–84).
128: Seven Cities of Cíbola.
129: Sinarquismo.
130: Slavery.
131: Social Movements.
132: Sports.
133: El Teatro Campesino.
134: Tejanos/as.
135: Terrazas Family.
136: Texas Rangers.
137: Texas Revolution (1835).
138: Tomochic Rebellion (1891–92).
139: Tourism.
140: Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (1848).
141: Turner, Frederick Jackson (1861–1932).
142: United Farm Workers of America.
143: Urrea, Teresa (1873–1906).
144: U.S.—Mexican War (1846–48).
145: Villa, Francisco, “Pancho” (1878–1923).
146: War of the Gran Chichimeca (1540s–1590s).
147: Water Issues.
148: Women of Ciudad Juárez and Chihuahua.
149: Women Workers, Mexican and Mexican American.
150: World War II, Latino Military Service.
151: Zoot Suit Riots (1943).
Selected Bibliography.
Index.
About the Editor and Contributors.