Download PDF by Lilia Fernández: Brown in the Windy City: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in

By Lilia Fernández

ISBN-10: 022621284X

ISBN-13: 9780226212845

ISBN-10: 0226244253

ISBN-13: 9780226244259

Brown within the Windy City is the 1st historical past to check the migration and cost of Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in postwar Chicago. Lilia Fernández unearths how the 2 populations arrived in Chicago in the middle of super social and financial swap and, even with declining commercial employment and large city renewal initiatives, controlled to carve out a geographic and racial position in a single of America’s nice towns. via their reviews within the city’s principal neighborhoods over the process those 3 a long time, Fernández demonstrates how Mexicans and Puerto Ricans jointly articulated a unique racial place in Chicago, person who was once versatile and fluid, neither black nor white.


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