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Author Bowman, Timothy Paul, 1978- author.

Title Blood oranges : colonialism and agriculture in the South Texas borderlands / Timothy Paul Bowman ; foreword by Sterling Evans.

Publication Info. College Station : Texas A&M University Press, [2016]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  HD8081.M6 B69 2016    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description xiv, 266 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Connecting the greater west series
Connecting the greater west series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-262) and index.
Contents Note on terminology -- Introduction -- Border colonies: Mexicans, Anglos, and the South Texas borderlands from ranchland to commercial agriculture -- From farmers to colonizers: boosterism and the creation of commercial farming colonies -- Making the border orange: citriculture and the changing landscape of the South Texas borderlands during the 1920s -- "More Texan than the Texans": colonialism and race in the South Texas borderlands, 1917-1930 -- Many valleys: the fates of small growers and Mexican workers during the 1930s -- Toward a homeland: the Chicano Movement and the intellectual creation of homeland in South Texas -- Conclusion -- Notes.
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Subject Foreign workers, Mexican -- Texas, South -- History -- 20th century.
Migrant agricultural laborers -- Texas, South -- History -- 20th century.
Mexican American agricultural laborers -- Texas, South -- History -- 20th century.
Unfair labor practices -- Texas, South -- History -- 20th century.
Emigration and immigration -- Economic aspects. (OCoLC)fst00908694
Ethnic relations. (OCoLC)fst00916005
Foreign workers, Mexican. (OCoLC)fst01729163
Mexican American agricultural laborers. (OCoLC)fst01018925
Migrant agricultural laborers. (OCoLC)fst01020686
Unfair labor practices. (OCoLC)fst01161269
Mexico -- Emigration and immigration -- Economic aspects -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Economic aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Mexican-American Border Region -- Ethnic relations.
Texas, South -- Ethnic relations.
Mexico. (OCoLC)fst01211700
North America -- Mexican-American Border Region. (OCoLC)fst01239966
Texas, South. (OCoLC)fst01692671
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9781623494148 (cloth ;) (alk. paper)
1623494141 (cloth ;) (alk. paper)
Sudoc No. Z TA475.8 B684BL txdocs

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