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Corazón de Dixie: Mexicanos in the U.S. South since 1910

Julie M. Weise


When Latino migration to the U.S. South became increasingly visible in the 1990s, observers and advocates grasped for ways to analyze “new” racial dramas in the absence of historical reference points. However, as this book is the first to comprehensively document, Mexicans and Mexican Americans have a long history of migration to the U.S. South. Their experiences there provide critical lessons to better understand the South’s recent changes as well as the larger histories of the United States and Mexico. Corazón de Dixie recounts the untold histories of Mexicanos’ migrations to New Orleans, Mi ... More

Keywords: Latinos in the South, Mexican Americans, Jim Crow, Race, Mexico, U.S. South, Migration to the U.S. South

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781469624969
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624969.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Julie M. Weise, author