East Los Angeles : history of a barrio (Book, 1983) [WorldCat.org]
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East Los Angeles : history of a barrio

Author: Ricardo Romo
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Successfully debunks a number of misconceptions about the Mexicano experience in the United States. ... The story of the East Los Angeles barrio is not a pleasant one, although it does contain glimpses of a stubborn and resilient people determined to fight for their way of life."--Social Science Quarterly ". . . incisive and original ... a major contribution to urban history and the history of the Mexican-American  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Romo, Ricardo.
East Los Angeles.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1983
(OCoLC)572604185
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ricardo Romo
ISBN: 0292720408 9780292720404 0292720416 9780292720411
OCLC Number: 8589969
Description: xii, 220 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prelude to the barrio --
From homeland to barrio --
Creating the eastside barrio --
The "brown scare" --
Work and restlessness --
Reform, revival, and socialization --
Afterword : East Los Angeles since 1930.
Responsibility: Ricardo Romo.
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A story of the largest Mexican-American community in the United States, the city within a city known as 'East Los Angeles.' It examines how they adjusted to life in one of the fastest-growing cities  Read more...

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