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

John H. Flores


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 extending into the years of the Great Depression, the New Deal, and the Cold War, Mexican immigrants engaged in a wide-range of political activism, and their political beliefs were shaped by the Mexican Revolution. Mexican immigrant political activists included men and women, middle-class businessmen and professionals, and blue-collar laborers from urban and rural backgrounds. Over time, Mexican immigrants ... More

Keywords: Mexican immigrants, Mexican Revolution, Chicago, Assimilation, Naturalization, Conservative, Liberal, Radical, Race, Imperialism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780252041808
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252041808.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John H. Flores, author
Case Western Reserve University