F. Arturo Rosales's Dictionary of Latino Civil Rights History (Hispanic Civil PDF

By F. Arturo Rosales

From the Alianza Hispano-Americana, a mutual reduction society based in Tucson, Arizona in 1894, to the Zoot swimsuit Riots in l. a. in 1943, this first-ever dictionary of vital concerns within the U.S. Latino fight for civil rights defines a wide-ranging checklist of key phrases. With over 922 entries on major occasions, figures, legislation, and different ancient goods, this ground-breaking reference paintings covers the struggle for equality from the mid-nineteenth century to the current by means of a few of the Hispanic teams within the U.S.

Rosales chronicles such landmark occasions because the improvement of farm employee unions and immigrant rights teams to the forces in the back of bilingual-bicultural schooling, feminist actions, and protests over discrimination, segregation, and police brutality. during this quantity, he presents a accomplished examine the historical past of the Latino civil rights circulation. as well as overlaying the entire significant occasions in hard work, politics, land reclamation, and schooling, this pioneering paintings comprises never-before-published biographies of the key gamers within the historical past of America’s greatest minority group.

An array of historic photographs and entries define the actions of all Hispanic populations within the usa, together with voters and immigrants, women and men. an entire topic index, timeline, and bibliographic documentation supplement this definitive reference paintings compiled through some of the most revered specialists on Latino civil rights.

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