Mongrels, Bastards, Orphans, and Vagabonds by Gregory Rodriguez
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Mongrels, Bastards, Orphans, and Vagabonds
By Gregory Rodriguez

Mongrels, Bastards, Orphans, and Vagabonds

Mexican Immigration and the Future of Race in America

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Mongrels, Bastards, Orphans, and Vagabonds by Gregory Rodriguez

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An unprecedented account of the long-term cultural and political influences that Mexican-Americans will have on the collective character of our nation.In considering the largest immigrant group in American history, Gregory Rodriguez examines the complexities of its heritage and of the racial and cultural synthesis--"mestizaje"--that has defined the Mexican people since the Spanish conquest in the sixteenth century. He persuasively argues that the rapidly expanding Mexican American integration into the mainstream is changing not only how Americans think about race but also how we envision our nation. Brilliantly reasoned, highly thought provoking, and as historically sound as it is anecdotally rich, "Mongrels, Bastards, Orphans, and Vagabonds" is a major contribution to the discussion of the cultural and political future of the United States.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780375713200
ISBN-10: 0375713204
Format: Paperback / softback
(202mm x 134mm x 19mm)
Pages: 317
Imprint: Vintage Books USA
Publisher: Vintage Books USA
Publish Date: 14-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Gregory Rodriguez

Gregory Rodriguez studied the sociology of the Latinization of California at UCLA. He has been a senior fellow at the New America Foundation, a non-partisan public policy institute in Washington, D.C., a contributing editor to "The Los Angeles Times "Opinion Section and a political analyst for MSNBC. His work has appeared in many of the nation's leading publications, including "The New York Times," "The Economist," "The Washington Post," "The Nation," and "The New Republic."

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