Roots of Mexican Americans Book Review by Top Papers

Roots of Mexican Americans
A review of a book regarding the ancestral and historical details of Mexicans.
# 142927 | 1,000 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Ethnic Studies (General) , Sociology (Multiculturalism)

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This paper briefly surveys three chapters and two corollary references are utilized to make the case that Mexican Americans are actually comprised of people of European, African, and Native American origin, just to name a few ethnic backgrounds. The paper asserts that the importance of such studies is that an accurate picture of these origins will help people of many races to identify with Mexican Americans as being comprised of people from all cultures.

From the Paper:

"The phrase "Mexican Americans" describes individuals who were born in the U.S. but call Mexico as their land of ethnic origin. However, the composition of what truly constitutes a Mexican American ancestrally speaking is a far more complex definition. "Multiculturalism, as we define it today, came in response to movements for self-determination" (Hooks and..."

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