Chicana and Chicano

Antonio's Gun and Delfino's Dream

True Tales of Mexican Migration
By Sam Quinones

These stories of real people who have immigrated to the U.S. from Mexico show how they have changed their new country and how they are changed by it.

Hecho en Tejas

An Anthology of Texas Mexican Literature
Edited by Dagoberto Gilb

Gilb has created more than a literary anthology--this is a mosaic of the cultural and historical stories of Texas Mexican writers, musicians, and artists.

Josefina Niggli, Mexican American Writer

A Critical Biography
By Elizabeth Coonrod Martínez

The work of one of the earliest Mexican American women writers who focused on life lived between two cultures and nations is the subject of this new literary study.

Conversations with Contemporary Chicana and Chicano Writers

Edited by Hector Torres

Interviews with major Chicana/o authors are the basis for this examination of the commonality of issues in the work of each of them.

Santa Fe Hispanic Culture

Preserving Identity in a Tourist Town
By Andrew Leo Lovato

A native resident of Santa Fe discusses the impact of tourism on the City Different and the cultural identity of its Hispanic citizens.

Decade of Betrayal

Mexican Repatriation in the 1930s
Revised Edition
By Francisco E. BalderramaRaymond Rodríguez

Decade of Betrayal focuses on the experiences of individuals illegally shipped from the U.S. to Mexico in the 1930s and the recent questions of a formal apology and fiscal remuneration.

Healing with Herbs and Rituals

A Mexican Tradition
By Eliseo “Cheo” Torres
Edited by Timothy L. Sawyer

Healing with Herbs and Rituals is an herbal remedy–based understanding of curanderismo and the practice of herbalists as found in the American Southwest and northern Mexico.

Hoyt Street

An Autobiography
By Mary Helen Ponce

This story of a Mexican American childhood in the barrios of Southern California will touch your heart and make you laugh out loud.

Brown-Eyed Children of the Sun

Lessons from the Chicano Movement, 1965-1975
By George (Jorge) Mariscal

A broad study of the Chicano/a movement in the Viet Nam War era.

Alambrista and the U.S.-Mexico Border

Film, Music, and Stories of Undocumented Immigrants
Edited by Nicholas J. CullDavíd Carrasco

The critically acclaimed 110-minute film Alambrista (1977) depicts the harsh realities of Mexican life on both sides of the border. For this release, a group of scholars has packaged a new director's cut of the film with a book of essays devoted to immigration and the U.S.-Mexican borderlands and an enhanced CD of the sound track.