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Breaking Ties, Building Fences: Making War on the Border

Rachel St. John

in Line in the Sand: A History of the Western U.S.-Mexico Border

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141541
eISBN:
9781400838639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141541.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter looks at the decade of war that included both the Mexican Revolution and the United States' participation in the First World War, describing how war transformed the border from a site of ... More


Mexicans as Europeans: Mexican Nationalism and Assimilation in New Orleans, 1910–1939

Julie M. Weise

in CorazÓn De Dixie: Mexicanos in the U.S. South since 1910

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624969
eISBN:
9781469624983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624969.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter One reconstructs the lives of the roughly 2,000 Mexican immigrants who lived for a time in New Orleans as refugees or economic migrants from Revolution-era Mexico. The chapter argues that ... More


The Wages of Development in South Texas and Northern Mexico

John Weber

in From South Texas To the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625232
eISBN:
9781469625256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625232.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter covers the demographic and economic changes that swept over South Texas and northern Mexico during the Porfiriato and the Mexican Revolution. Growing landlessness and reliance on wage ... More


A Migrating Revolution: Mexican Political Organizers and Their Rejection of American Assimilation, 1920–1940

John H. Flores

in Workers Across the Americas: The Transnational Turn in Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199731633
eISBN:
9780199894420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731633.003.0022
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter examines immigrant political culture, the phenomenon of transnational social movements, and the formation of binational identities through a study of a Midwestern Mexican American ... More


Empire and Revolution: The Americans in Mexico since the Civil War

John Mason Hart

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223240
eISBN:
9780520939295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223240.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The deep relationship between the United States and Mexico has had repercussions felt around the world. This chronicle of the economic and social connections between the two nations opens a new ... More


“De Facto Mexicans”: Coffee Workers and Nationality on the Guatemalan-Mexican Border, 1931–1941

Catherine Nolan-Ferrell

in Workers Across the Americas: The Transnational Turn in Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199731633
eISBN:
9780199894420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731633.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

In 1882, the Suchiate River became the border between Mexico and Guatemala, which had little impact on rural workers who maintained economic and social networks among communities in both countries. ... More


Government Construction and Reappropriation of Emiliano Zapata

Lynn Stephen

in Zapata Lives!: Histories and Cultural Politics in Southern Mexico

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222373
eISBN:
9780520927643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222373.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter summarizes the problem of creating a coherent national identity, starting with the Mexican Revolution. It focuses on how the Mexican state tried to combine national identity and ... More


The Cosmic Race and a Heap of Broken Images: Mexico's Classical Past and the Modern Creole Imagination

Andrew Laird

in Classics and National Cultures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199212989
eISBN:
9780191594205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212989.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The chapter begins with a brief discussion of the ideological role of classical learning in New Spain, from the conquest until the end of the colonial period: creole historians laid claim to the ... More


Revolution for Export: Forging a Latin American Revolution

Iñigo García-Bryce

in Haya de la Torre and the Pursuit of Power in Twentieth-Century Peru and Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469636573
eISBN:
9781469636634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636573.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The chapter follows Haya during a remarkable international saga during which he founded APRA as a transnational political party. Haya found himself at key locations during the global transition ... More


Moving West: Jaime Vidal, Anarchy, and the Mexican Revolution, 1904–1918

Christopher J. Castañeda

in Writing Revolution: Hispanic Anarchism in the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042744
eISBN:
9780252051609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042744.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

After the Spanish-American War (1898), many anarchists began to focus their attention on the rising discontent among Mexico’s landless working class. The Flores Magón brothers sought to galvanize ... More


Chinese Mexicans: Transpacific Migration and the Search for a Homeland, 1910-1960

Julia Maria Schiavone Camacho

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835401
eISBN:
9781469601786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882597_schiavone_camacho
Subject:
History, Latin American History

At the turn of the twentieth century, a wave of Chinese men made their way to the northern Mexican border state of Sonora to work and live. The ties—and families—these Mexicans and Chinese created ... More


The Mexican Revolution as Catalyst

Elizabeth McKillen

in Making the World Safe for Workers: Labor, the Left, and Wilsonian Internationalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037870
eISBN:
9780252095139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037870.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores how the Mexican revolution helped to catalyze a debate within U.S. labor, Socialist, and immigrant Left circles over Woodrow Wilson's internationalist principles that would grow ... More


The Search for Paradigms as a Hindrance to Understanding

Albert O. Hirschman

in The Essential Hirschman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159904
eISBN:
9781400848409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159904.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter examines the kind of cognitive style that hinders, or promotes, understanding. The topic is introduced with a critical look at two books that exemplify opposite styles—one a study of the ... More


The Baja Raids

David M. Struthers

in The World in a City: Multiethnic Radicalism in Early Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042478
eISBN:
9780252051319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042478.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In winter 1910-11 the Partido Liberal Mexicano (PLM) organized a military incursion across the United States/Mexico border in Baja California during the beginning of the Mexican Revolution. This ... More


Forged in Revolution

Julian Lim

in Porous Borders: Multiracial Migrations and the Law in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635491
eISBN:
9781469635507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635491.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter analyzes the multiracial intersections of the Mexican Revolution, using the case of Pershing’s Expedition into Mexico in 1916 1917 to explore the escalating importance that both states ... More


Lost Opportunity

RAMóN EDUARDO RUIZ

in Mexico: Why a Few Are Rich and the People Poor

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262355
eISBN:
9780520947528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262355.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Modern Mexico, according to sundry scholars of that country, both nationals and foreigners, started with the Porfiriato, a regime that went on for ever and ever, or so it seemed to a multitude of ... More


The Empire Strikes Back: Revolution and Counter-Revolution, 1911–13

in British Lions and Mexican Eagles: Business, Politics, and Empire in the Career of Weetman Pearson in Mexico, 1889–1919

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774451
eISBN:
9780804779036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774451.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the impact of the Mexican revolution and counter-revolution on the oil business of Viscount Cowdray in Mexico. It suggests that this period represents a watershed in Cowdray's ... More


Chinos, Antichinistas, Chineras, and Chineros: The Anti-Chinese Movement in Sonora and Chinese Mexican Responses, 1910s–Early 1930s

Julia María Schiavone Camacho

in Chinese Mexicans: Transpacific Migration and the Search for a Homeland, 1910-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835401
eISBN:
9781469601786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882597_schiavone_camacho.7
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the emergence of the Anti-Chinese movement during the Mexican Revolution of 1910. For the anti-Chinese, destroying the Chinese-Mexican ties that had developed in Sonora was ... More


The Mexican Revolution in Chicago: Immigration Politics from the Early Twentieth Century to the Cold War

John H. Flores

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041808
eISBN:
9780252050473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041808.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book examines the political, labor, and assimilation history of Mexican immigrants in metropolitan Chicago during the first half of the twentieth century. Beginning in the mid-1920s and ... More


Scorpion’s Tale

Kelly Lytle Hernández

in City of Inmates: Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles, 1771-1965

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631189
eISBN:
9781469631202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631189.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The fourth chapter sheds new historical insight on a key but little-studied demographic of incarceration in the United States: Mexicanos, including immigrants from Mexico and U.S.-born persons of ... More


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