Common Border, Uncommon Paths: Race, Culture, and National Identity in U.S.-Mexican Relations

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This clearly written and informative book explores effects of race and culture factors in the US-Mexican relations.
 

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Contents

Racism and National Culture in USMexican Relations
1
Land of Frontiers
15
Race and National Destiny
27
Racism and Mestizaje
43
The Roots of Collective Action in Los Angeles
79
Cultural Relations between the United States and Mexico
99
The Languages and Limits of Representation
123
Beyond Myths and Borders in Mexican and North American Literature
143
Bibliography
167
Index
179
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About the author (1997)

Jaime E. Rodríguez O. is professor of history at the University of California, Irvine, and editor of the journal Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. Kathryn Vincent is assistant director of the University of California Institute for Mexico and the United States and editor of UC MEXUS News.

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