Julie M. Weise's Corazón de Dixie: Mexicanos in the U.S. South since 1910 PDF

By Julie M. Weise

while Latino migration to the U.S. South turned more and more noticeable within the Nineties, observers and advocates grasped for methods to research "new" racial dramas within the absence of historic reference issues. although, as this booklet is the 1st to comprehensively rfile, Mexicans and Mexican americans have a protracted heritage of migration to the U.S. South. Corazon de Dixie recounts the untold histories of Mexicanos' migrations to New Orleans, Mississippi, Arkansas, Georgia, and North Carolina way back to 1910. It follows Mexicanos into the center of Dixie, the place they navigated the Jim Crow procedure, cultivated group within the cotton fields, purposefully appealed for aid to the Mexican govt, formed the southern conservative mind's eye within the wake of the civil rights circulate, and embraced their very own model of suburban dwelling on the flip of the twenty-first century.

Rooted in U.S. and Mexican archival examine, oral heritage interviews, and relatives images, Corazon de Dixie finds not only the proof of Mexicanos' long-standing presence within the U.S. South but additionally their very own expectancies, thoughts, and dreams.

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