I had bought this book before, & gave it to a friend. Bought this one to give to my grand daughter.
Both of us enyoyed this book immensly , because of its historical info.
I think highly of this book. It shows the blend of race in both Mexico and the USA. The first Spaniards who came to New Spain with Cortes married into the Indian race. Read morePublished on April 24, 2012 by Kevin M Quigg
I really enjoyed this book. The history was so comprehensive; it definitely raised the bar for anyone wanting to write about Mexcian immigration trends. Hard book to put down.Published on January 8, 2010 by D. Lemcke
Insightful and comprehensive history of the development of Mexico and its indigenous people.This information provides relevant understanding about today's immigration concerns and... Read morePublished on February 7, 2009 by Thoreau
Almost from the very beginning, the United States has exhibited a schizophrenic attitude toward Mexican-Americans and Mexican immigrants living in the United States. Read morePublished on October 20, 2008 by Armchair Interviews
Gregory Rodriguez tells the true story of the Spanish, Indian, Anglo & Mexican history of the Southwest. Read morePublished on April 13, 2008 by Robert Chavez
Gregory Rodriguez describes the fluid, malleable, race formation that allowed Mexicans to move up the white supremacist hierarchy by shedding their Indian and Black bloodlines. Read morePublished on April 7, 2008 by sandra martin
This book was absorbing. As a person of Mexican heritage myself, I have never read a book that understands the ethnic dynamic from the ground up the way this book does. Read morePublished on February 8, 2008 by Rebekah M. Lynn