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Mestizo : the history, culture, and politics of the Mexican and the Chicano : the emerging Mestizo-Americans, Arnoldo Carlos Vento

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Mestizo : the history, culture, and politics of the Mexican and the Chicano : the emerging Mestizo-Americans
Title
Mestizo
Title remainder
the history, culture, and politics of the Mexican and the Chicano : the emerging Mestizo-Americans
Statement of responsibility
Arnoldo Carlos Vento
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Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
305.868/72073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E184.M5
LC item number
V42 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Mestizo : the history, culture, and politics of the Mexican and the Chicano : the emerging Mestizo-Americans, Arnoldo Carlos Vento
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [297]-306) and index
Contents
  • pt. I. Roots, colonialism and conflict (300 A.D-1890) -- ch. I. Pre-Columbian cultures of America -- I. The classical period : the rise of great civilizations -- (A) Introduction -- (B) The urban civilization of Teotihuakan -- (C) Cakaxtla & Xochikalko, the Mayan link -- (D) Classic Veracruz -- (E) Classic Monte Albán -- (F) The classic collapse -- II. The post-classic period : the Toltekah confederation -- (A) The Northern nomads : the Teo-Chichimekahs -- (B) Tollan and the Toltekahs -- (C) The United States Southwest connection -- (D) Late Zapotekan culture : Mitla -- (E) The Purépecha : the Tarascans -- II. The post-classic Renaissance : the confederation of Anauak -- (A) Roots, early formation and nature of a people -- B) The arrival to Chapultépek and the problems of settlement -- (C) The founding of Metziko-Tenochtítlan -- (D) The second epoch of formation : government and leadership -- (E) Moktekuzoma Xokoyótzin : the invasion of Metziko Tenochtitlan -- (F) The broken treaty of August 22, 1521 and the anatomy of at nation -- (G) The end of high culture and the beginning of Western hegemony -- (H) Aztekah education and the search for Neltilizltli and Cohuáyotl
  • ch. VIII. Cultural inheritance, identity and awareness -- (A) Culture, folklore & language -- (1) Southwestern Chicano dialects -- (2) Raza humor -- (3) Curanderismo -- (4) Chicano/Tejano music -- (5) Chicano cinema -- (B) Chicanismo/Chicanidad : from pre-Columbian roots to Mestizajicanidad -- (1) Origin & meaning of "Chicano" : philosophical & societal implications -- (2) Pluralism & universality of Vasconcelos' La Raza Cósmica -- (3) Chicano customs & celebrations : cholos, Hispanos, Latinos & Mestizo-Americans -- (C) The Chicana/Latina : cultural inheritance, struggles & awareness -- (1) Role of women in history : pre-Columbian models vs. Western models -- (2) The contemporary Chicana/Latina : the new Mestiza-American -- (3) Precursors of Mestiza feminism -- (4) Anglo-American perceptions -- (5) The Angel of Goliad & the Adelita from the valley -- (6) Luisa Moreno, Malagram González, Dolores Huerta, Francisca Flores, Alicia Escalante : from the thirties to the sixties -- (7) De Colores & Linda Morales Armas -- (8) The seventies : Estela Portillo Trambley, Lorna Dee Cervantes, Evangelina Vigil, Bernice Zamora, Angela de Hoyos -- (9) The eighties : Alma Villanueva, Pat Mora, Sandra Cisneros, Lucha Corpi, Roberta Fernández, Irene Beltrán Hernández -- (10) The decolonization of the history of women
  • ch. VII. Chicano academic, cultural and critical achievements -- (A) Chicano studies -- (1) Chicano studies programs -- (2) Chicano student organizations -- (3) Journals and small presses -- (B) Flor Y Canto & Canto at Pueblo : poetry and art -- (C) Ricardo Sánchez : liberationist and humanist poet -- (D) Luis Valdez and Teatro Campesino -- (E) Prose fiction : novel and short story
  • ch. VI. Chicano mobilization & organization -- (A) César Chávez -- (B) Reies López Tijerina and the land grant question -- (C) The Chicano movement : socio-political and academic impact -- (D) Activism and the Cantos in the sixties and seventies -- (E) Chicano activism and the crusade for justice : Rodolfo Corky González -- (F) Etymology of "Chicano" and El Plan Espiritual de Aztlan -- (G) Angel Gutiérrez and MAYO -- (H) Crystal City and La Raza Unida
  • pt. II. The XX century Mestizo/Chicano -- ch. V. Mexican/Chicano adaptation, racism & resistance -- (A) The background : 1890-1939 -- (1) Mexican labor and race relations -- (2) El Plan de San Diego -- (3) Texas Rangers & Army persecutions -- (4) Magonista resistance -- (5) Repatriation, segregation and power polities -- (B) Mexican/Chicano resistance movements of the Southwest -- (1) Mexican-American unions and mutual aid societies -- (2) League of Latin-Americans (1927) -- (3) Integration vs. assimilation -- (4) Racism and Anglo social hierarchy -- (5) Migration to the Midwest -- (6) Sleepy Lagoon case and The Zoot Suit Riots -- (7) The marginal world of the Pachuco -- (8) Public racial discrimination in Texas -- (C) Public education and political organization -- (1) Méndez vs. the Wesminister School District -- (2) Ethnocentrism and language discrimination -- (3) Immigration, Texas legislature racism and the Texas Rangers -- (4) The leadership : Canales, Perales, Castañeda, Sanchez -- (5) Definitions of "the Mexican problem" -- (6) G.I. Forum, La Raza Unida Party and M.A.L.D.F. -- (7) Education in the eighties and the nineties
  • ch. IV. The clash of two cultures -- (A) From English-American colonialism to XIX imperialism -- (1) The background : English-American & Spanish colonialism -- (2) Culture and the hegemonic process -- (3) Religious intolerance, expansionism and exploitation -- (4) Cultural/religious bias and colonial literature -- (5) Attitudes towards Mexicans and Native-Americans -- (6) Biased U.S. literature : the Spanish colonial connection -- (B) XIX century invasion/conquest of Texas : cultural conflict and resistance -- (1) Early political agenda for expansionism : from Benjamin Franklin to Stephen F. Austin -- (2) Mexican Texas : demography and cultural distinctions -- (3) U.S. coercion politics & the battle of the Alamo -- (4) A Mexican account of the Alamo -- (5) The policies of Polk and the provoked attack on Matamoros by Zachary Taylor -- (C) Juan Nepomuceno Cortina : rebel for justice -- (1) Frontier lawlessness and corrupt oligarchy -- (2) Banditry or ethical defense -- (3) Cortina the citizen and his proclamation -- (4) Texas Rangers and vigilante reprisals -- (5) Cortina the man -- (D) U.S. political and territorial ambitions -- (1) Polk's plan, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo & slavery -- (2) Historical distortions and the land grab -- (3) Expansionism & resistance : New Mexico -- (4) Two societies in conflict in Arizona -- (5) The final invasion/conquest California & the Californios
  • ch. III. Mexican counter hegemony : autocriticism, the search for identity and the Chicano -- (A) The Ateneo de la Juventud and Mexicanidad -- (B) Mestizaje -- (C) José Vasconcelos : Mestizaje as a developing human consciousness -- (D) Antonio Caso : El Problema de México y la Ideología de México -- (E) Samuel Ramos : El Perfil del Hombre y la Cultura -- (F) The metaphysics of Vasconcelos : La Raza Cósmica, Indología -- (G) Octavio Paz : El Laberinto de la Soledad -- (H) José Iturriaga : "El Carácter del Mexicano" -- (I) Rosario Castellanos, Leopoldo Zea and Emilio Uranga -- (J) Contemporary analyses : Roger Batra, Sara Sefchovich -- (K) Conclusions to the analysis of the Mexican character -- The Chicano/Tejano/Mexican-American -- (1) Chicano cultural background -- (2) European racial legacy -- (3) Socio-economic classifications -- (4) The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo -- (5) The Chicano movement -- (6) Chicano characteristics -- (8) Assimilation & imitation -- (9) Conclusions to the analysis of the Chicano character -- (10) The Mexican and Mexicanidad -- (11) The Chicano/Chicana & Chicanidad -- (12) The new Mestizajicanidad
  • ch. II. Cultural dominance of Spanish colonialism & native cultural counter-hegemony -- (A) European Medieval culture : church and state -- (1) Church councils and the Romanization of the church -- (2) The rise of the church to a temporal power -- (3) Negative impact of Teutonic culture : Spain and Europe -- (4) The Crusades and Reconquista -- (5) Society in the Middle Ages -- (6) The Spanish Medieval church and the Inquisition -- (B) Spanish neo-feudalism : New Spain -- (1) Spanish Medievalism in the Carribean [sic] -- (2) Invasion of the mainland and censorship -- (3) The Middle Ages in the Americas -- (4) Native-American, Mestizo & Criollo : Western social & color prejudice -- (5) Spanish didactic & religious mission : autocthonous cultural/religious genocide -- (6) Change of arms : Criollo takeover and the contribution of neo-colonialism -- (C) Aztec colonial myths : historical/religious bias misinterpretation -- (1) Zenteotl or the one supreme force -- (2) The colonial myth of hell as Mictlan -- (3) The colonial myth of fatalism -- (4) The colonial myth of polytheism -- (5) The colonial myth of Ketzalkoatl as an anthropomorphic God -- (6) The colonial myth of imperialism -- (7) The colonial myth of slavery -- (8) The colonial myth of cannibalism & human sacrifice -- (9) The colonial myth of dipsomania -- (10) The problem of using altered and biased post-conquest codices & chronicles -- (11) The colonial myth of Machismo & the debased woman -- (12) An autocthonous view of Aztec society
Control code
37527671
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 316 p.
Isbn
9780761809203
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
97037402
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2002. Paperbound.
Other physical details
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Label
Mestizo : the history, culture, and politics of the Mexican and the Chicano : the emerging Mestizo-Americans, Arnoldo Carlos Vento
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [297]-306) and index
Contents
  • pt. I. Roots, colonialism and conflict (300 A.D-1890) -- ch. I. Pre-Columbian cultures of America -- I. The classical period : the rise of great civilizations -- (A) Introduction -- (B) The urban civilization of Teotihuakan -- (C) Cakaxtla & Xochikalko, the Mayan link -- (D) Classic Veracruz -- (E) Classic Monte Albán -- (F) The classic collapse -- II. The post-classic period : the Toltekah confederation -- (A) The Northern nomads : the Teo-Chichimekahs -- (B) Tollan and the Toltekahs -- (C) The United States Southwest connection -- (D) Late Zapotekan culture : Mitla -- (E) The Purépecha : the Tarascans -- II. The post-classic Renaissance : the confederation of Anauak -- (A) Roots, early formation and nature of a people -- B) The arrival to Chapultépek and the problems of settlement -- (C) The founding of Metziko-Tenochtítlan -- (D) The second epoch of formation : government and leadership -- (E) Moktekuzoma Xokoyótzin : the invasion of Metziko Tenochtitlan -- (F) The broken treaty of August 22, 1521 and the anatomy of at nation -- (G) The end of high culture and the beginning of Western hegemony -- (H) Aztekah education and the search for Neltilizltli and Cohuáyotl
  • ch. VIII. Cultural inheritance, identity and awareness -- (A) Culture, folklore & language -- (1) Southwestern Chicano dialects -- (2) Raza humor -- (3) Curanderismo -- (4) Chicano/Tejano music -- (5) Chicano cinema -- (B) Chicanismo/Chicanidad : from pre-Columbian roots to Mestizajicanidad -- (1) Origin & meaning of "Chicano" : philosophical & societal implications -- (2) Pluralism & universality of Vasconcelos' La Raza Cósmica -- (3) Chicano customs & celebrations : cholos, Hispanos, Latinos & Mestizo-Americans -- (C) The Chicana/Latina : cultural inheritance, struggles & awareness -- (1) Role of women in history : pre-Columbian models vs. Western models -- (2) The contemporary Chicana/Latina : the new Mestiza-American -- (3) Precursors of Mestiza feminism -- (4) Anglo-American perceptions -- (5) The Angel of Goliad & the Adelita from the valley -- (6) Luisa Moreno, Malagram González, Dolores Huerta, Francisca Flores, Alicia Escalante : from the thirties to the sixties -- (7) De Colores & Linda Morales Armas -- (8) The seventies : Estela Portillo Trambley, Lorna Dee Cervantes, Evangelina Vigil, Bernice Zamora, Angela de Hoyos -- (9) The eighties : Alma Villanueva, Pat Mora, Sandra Cisneros, Lucha Corpi, Roberta Fernández, Irene Beltrán Hernández -- (10) The decolonization of the history of women
  • ch. VII. Chicano academic, cultural and critical achievements -- (A) Chicano studies -- (1) Chicano studies programs -- (2) Chicano student organizations -- (3) Journals and small presses -- (B) Flor Y Canto & Canto at Pueblo : poetry and art -- (C) Ricardo Sánchez : liberationist and humanist poet -- (D) Luis Valdez and Teatro Campesino -- (E) Prose fiction : novel and short story
  • ch. VI. Chicano mobilization & organization -- (A) César Chávez -- (B) Reies López Tijerina and the land grant question -- (C) The Chicano movement : socio-political and academic impact -- (D) Activism and the Cantos in the sixties and seventies -- (E) Chicano activism and the crusade for justice : Rodolfo Corky González -- (F) Etymology of "Chicano" and El Plan Espiritual de Aztlan -- (G) Angel Gutiérrez and MAYO -- (H) Crystal City and La Raza Unida
  • pt. II. The XX century Mestizo/Chicano -- ch. V. Mexican/Chicano adaptation, racism & resistance -- (A) The background : 1890-1939 -- (1) Mexican labor and race relations -- (2) El Plan de San Diego -- (3) Texas Rangers & Army persecutions -- (4) Magonista resistance -- (5) Repatriation, segregation and power polities -- (B) Mexican/Chicano resistance movements of the Southwest -- (1) Mexican-American unions and mutual aid societies -- (2) League of Latin-Americans (1927) -- (3) Integration vs. assimilation -- (4) Racism and Anglo social hierarchy -- (5) Migration to the Midwest -- (6) Sleepy Lagoon case and The Zoot Suit Riots -- (7) The marginal world of the Pachuco -- (8) Public racial discrimination in Texas -- (C) Public education and political organization -- (1) Méndez vs. the Wesminister School District -- (2) Ethnocentrism and language discrimination -- (3) Immigration, Texas legislature racism and the Texas Rangers -- (4) The leadership : Canales, Perales, Castañeda, Sanchez -- (5) Definitions of "the Mexican problem" -- (6) G.I. Forum, La Raza Unida Party and M.A.L.D.F. -- (7) Education in the eighties and the nineties
  • ch. IV. The clash of two cultures -- (A) From English-American colonialism to XIX imperialism -- (1) The background : English-American & Spanish colonialism -- (2) Culture and the hegemonic process -- (3) Religious intolerance, expansionism and exploitation -- (4) Cultural/religious bias and colonial literature -- (5) Attitudes towards Mexicans and Native-Americans -- (6) Biased U.S. literature : the Spanish colonial connection -- (B) XIX century invasion/conquest of Texas : cultural conflict and resistance -- (1) Early political agenda for expansionism : from Benjamin Franklin to Stephen F. Austin -- (2) Mexican Texas : demography and cultural distinctions -- (3) U.S. coercion politics & the battle of the Alamo -- (4) A Mexican account of the Alamo -- (5) The policies of Polk and the provoked attack on Matamoros by Zachary Taylor -- (C) Juan Nepomuceno Cortina : rebel for justice -- (1) Frontier lawlessness and corrupt oligarchy -- (2) Banditry or ethical defense -- (3) Cortina the citizen and his proclamation -- (4) Texas Rangers and vigilante reprisals -- (5) Cortina the man -- (D) U.S. political and territorial ambitions -- (1) Polk's plan, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo & slavery -- (2) Historical distortions and the land grab -- (3) Expansionism & resistance : New Mexico -- (4) Two societies in conflict in Arizona -- (5) The final invasion/conquest California & the Californios
  • ch. III. Mexican counter hegemony : autocriticism, the search for identity and the Chicano -- (A) The Ateneo de la Juventud and Mexicanidad -- (B) Mestizaje -- (C) José Vasconcelos : Mestizaje as a developing human consciousness -- (D) Antonio Caso : El Problema de México y la Ideología de México -- (E) Samuel Ramos : El Perfil del Hombre y la Cultura -- (F) The metaphysics of Vasconcelos : La Raza Cósmica, Indología -- (G) Octavio Paz : El Laberinto de la Soledad -- (H) José Iturriaga : "El Carácter del Mexicano" -- (I) Rosario Castellanos, Leopoldo Zea and Emilio Uranga -- (J) Contemporary analyses : Roger Batra, Sara Sefchovich -- (K) Conclusions to the analysis of the Mexican character -- The Chicano/Tejano/Mexican-American -- (1) Chicano cultural background -- (2) European racial legacy -- (3) Socio-economic classifications -- (4) The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo -- (5) The Chicano movement -- (6) Chicano characteristics -- (8) Assimilation & imitation -- (9) Conclusions to the analysis of the Chicano character -- (10) The Mexican and Mexicanidad -- (11) The Chicano/Chicana & Chicanidad -- (12) The new Mestizajicanidad
  • ch. II. Cultural dominance of Spanish colonialism & native cultural counter-hegemony -- (A) European Medieval culture : church and state -- (1) Church councils and the Romanization of the church -- (2) The rise of the church to a temporal power -- (3) Negative impact of Teutonic culture : Spain and Europe -- (4) The Crusades and Reconquista -- (5) Society in the Middle Ages -- (6) The Spanish Medieval church and the Inquisition -- (B) Spanish neo-feudalism : New Spain -- (1) Spanish Medievalism in the Carribean [sic] -- (2) Invasion of the mainland and censorship -- (3) The Middle Ages in the Americas -- (4) Native-American, Mestizo & Criollo : Western social & color prejudice -- (5) Spanish didactic & religious mission : autocthonous cultural/religious genocide -- (6) Change of arms : Criollo takeover and the contribution of neo-colonialism -- (C) Aztec colonial myths : historical/religious bias misinterpretation -- (1) Zenteotl or the one supreme force -- (2) The colonial myth of hell as Mictlan -- (3) The colonial myth of fatalism -- (4) The colonial myth of polytheism -- (5) The colonial myth of Ketzalkoatl as an anthropomorphic God -- (6) The colonial myth of imperialism -- (7) The colonial myth of slavery -- (8) The colonial myth of cannibalism & human sacrifice -- (9) The colonial myth of dipsomania -- (10) The problem of using altered and biased post-conquest codices & chronicles -- (11) The colonial myth of Machismo & the debased woman -- (12) An autocthonous view of Aztec society
Control code
37527671
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 316 p.
Isbn
9780761809203
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
97037402
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2002. Paperbound.
Other physical details
ill.

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