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El Cinco de Mayo: An American Tradition

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Why is Cinco de Mayo - a holiday commemorating a Mexican victory over the French at Puebla in 1862 - so widely celebrated in California and across the United States, when it is scarcely observed in Mexico? As David E. Hayes-Bautista explains, the holiday is not Mexican at all, but rather an American one, created by Latinos in California during the mid-nineteenth century. Hayes-Bautista shows how the meaning of Cinco de Mayo has shifted over time - it embodied immigrant nostalgia in the 1930s, U.S. patriotism during World ...

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0520272129

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9780520272125

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El Cinco de Mayo: An American Tradition
2012, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520272125

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2012, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

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