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By Julie M. Weise

whilst Latino migration to the U.S. South turned more and more seen within the Nineteen Nineties, observers and advocates grasped for methods to investigate "new" racial dramas within the absence of historic reference issues. in spite of the fact that, as this ebook is the 1st to comprehensively record, Mexicans and Mexican americans have an extended 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 process, cultivated neighborhood within the cotton fields, purposefully appealed for support to the Mexican govt, formed the southern conservative mind's eye within the wake of the civil rights stream, and embraced their very own model of suburban dwelling on the flip of the twenty-first century.

Rooted in U.S. and Mexican archival study, oral historical past interviews, and relatives pictures, Corazon de Dixie finds not only the proof of Mexicanos' long-standing presence within the U.S. South but in addition their very own expectancies, options, and dreams.

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