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The zoot-suit riots: the psychology of symbolic annihilation, [by] Mauricio Mazon

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The zoot-suit riots: the psychology of symbolic annihilation
Title
The zoot-suit riots: the psychology of symbolic annihilation
Statement of responsibility
[by] Mauricio Mazon
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Los Angeles, the summer of 1943. For ten days in June, Anglo servicemen and civilians clashed in the streets of the city with young Mexican Americans whose fingertip coats and pegged, draped trousers announced their rebellion. At their height, the riots involved several thousand men and women, fighting with fists, rocks, sticks, and sometimes knives. In the end none were killed, few were seriously injured, and property damage was slight and yet, even today, the zoot-suit riots are remembered and hold emotional and symbolic significance for Mexican Americans and Anglos alike. The causes of the rioting were complex, as Mazón demonstrates in this illuminating analysis of their psychodynamics. Based in part on previously undisclosed FBI and military records, this engrossing study goes beyond sensational headlines and biased memories to provide an understanding of the zoot-suit riots in the context of both Mexican American and Anglo social history."--Amazon.com
Cataloging source
UkLiU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mazón, Mauricio
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
  • UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN. Center for Mexican American Studies. Monographs
  • Center for Mexican American Studies. Mexican American monographs, 8
Series volume
8
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mexican Americans
  • Mexican Americans
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
Label
The zoot-suit riots: the psychology of symbolic annihilation, [by] Mauricio Mazon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-156) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Sleepy Lagoon case -- The "Zoot Suit Yokum" conspiracy -- Servicemen and zoot-suiters -- The Zoot-Suit riots -- The symbols, imagery, and rhetoric of the riots -- "The hard to get at" -- Between annihilation and redemption
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 163 pages
Isbn
9780292798014
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The zoot-suit riots: the psychology of symbolic annihilation, [by] Mauricio Mazon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-156) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Sleepy Lagoon case -- The "Zoot Suit Yokum" conspiracy -- Servicemen and zoot-suiters -- The Zoot-Suit riots -- The symbols, imagery, and rhetoric of the riots -- "The hard to get at" -- Between annihilation and redemption
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 163 pages
Isbn
9780292798014
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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