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By Lorena Oropeza

This incisive and assuredly written exam of Chicano antiwar mobilization demonstrates how the pivotal event of activism through the Viet Nam warfare period performed itself out between Mexican american citizens. ¡Raza Sí! ¡Guerra No! presents an attractive portrait of Chicano protest and patriotism. On a deeper point, the ebook considers greater topics of yank nationalism and citizenship and the function of minorities within the army carrier, topics that stay pertinent at the present time. Lorena Oropeza's exploration of the evolution, political trajectory, and eventual implosion of the Chicano crusade opposed to the warfare in Viet Nam includes a interesting meditation on Mexican americans' political and cultural orientations, loyalties, and feel of prestige and position in American society.

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