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Chicano revolt in a Texas town.


Notre Dame [Ind.] : University of Notre Dame Press, [1974] .
ISBN 9780268005023, 9780268005009, 0268005001, 0268005028

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Subjects CRYSTAL CITY (TEXAS, ESTADOS UNIDOS) -- POLITICA Y GOBIERNO.
Crystal City (Tex.) -- Politics and government.
MEXICANO AMERICANOS -- CRYSTAL CITY (TEXAS, ESTADOS UNIDOS)
Mexican Americans -- Texas -- Crystal City.
Mexican Americans -- Texas.
Mexican Americans.
Mexicano americanos en Cristal City, Texas.
Politics and government
Texas -- Crystal City.
Texas.
Description xii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 292-298).
Summary From preface: On two occasions, in 1963 and again in 1969, the dusty South Texas town of Crystal City made the headlines. Both times Mexican Americans of the community gained crontrol of the local government, ousting Anglos from their rule. This book is about: why these revolts occured, how they were carried out, why the first revolt failed, and whether the second seemed more permanent.
Contents The setting -- The revolt -- Governance, 1963-1965 -- The reaction -- The second revolt -- La raza unida and the first year of rule -- Chicano control and the future -- Appendix 1-4.
Geographic Area Texas
Mexico
Network Numbers (OCoLC)745879
(OCoLC)ocm00745879
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Shockley, John S. 1944-
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