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On the Border: Society and Culture Between the United States and Mexico

On the Border: Society and Culture Between the United States and Mexico (Hardback)

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A stunningly beautiful backdrop where cultures meet, meld, and thrive, the U.S.DMexico borderlands is one of the most dynamic regions in the Americas. On the Border explores little-known corners of this fascinating area of the world in a rich collection of essays. Beginning with an exploration of mining and the rise of Tijuana, the book examines a number of aspects of the region's social and cultural history, including urban growth and housing, the mysterious underworld of border-town nightlife, a film noir treatment of the Peteet family suicides, borderlands cuisine, the life of squatters, and popular religion. As stimulating as it is lively, On the Border will spark a new appreciation for the range of social and cultural experiences in the borderlands.

History & PoliticsRegional & national historyHistory of the AmericasPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesInterdisciplinary studiesRegional studiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsEthnic studiesHispanic & Latino studies Publisher: Scholarly Resources Inc.,U.S. Publication Date: 14/09/2004 ISBN-13: 9780842051729  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Andrew Grant Wood is associate professor of history at the University of Tulsa.

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