Hispanic American History Reading List

  1. Chicano Education in the Era of Segregation by Gilbert G. Gonzalez
  2. Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America by Juan Gonzalez
  3. Barrio Boy by Ernesto Galarza
  4. Mexicans in the Making of America by Neil Foley
  5. Crossing the Rio Grande: An Immigrant’s Life in the 1880s by Luis G. Gomez
  6. From Out of the Shadows: Mexican Women in Twentieth-Century America by Vicki L. Ruiz
  7. Becoming Mexican American: Ethnicity, Culture, and Identity in Chicano Los Angeles, 1900-1945 by George J. Sanchez
  8. Our America: A Hispanic History of the United States by Felipe Fernández-Armesto
  9. Major Problems in Mexican American History by Zaragosa Vargas
  10. Hispanic-American Literature: A Brief Introduction and Anthology by Nicolas Kanellos
  11. Puerto Rico in the American Century: A History since 1898 by Csar J. Ayala and Rafael Bernabe
  12. Chicano! The History of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement by F. Arturo Rosales and Francisco A. Rosales
  13. Crucible of Struggle: A History of Mexican Americans from the Colonial Period to the Present Era by Zaragosa Vargas
  14. Myth and the History of the Hispanic Southwest by David J. Weber
  15. Making Ethnic Choices: California’s Punjabi Mexican Americans by Karen Leonard
  16. Revolution in Texas: How a Forgotten Rebellion and Its Bloody Suppression Turned Mexicans into Americans by Benjamin Heber Johnson
  17. Mexicanos, Second Edition: A History of Mexicans in the United States by Manuel G. Gonzales
  18. Crossing the Rio Grande: An Immigrant’s Life in the 1880s by Luis G. Gómez
  19. Manifest Destinies: The Making of the Mexican American Race by Laura E. Gómez
  20. Race Migrations: Latinos and the Cultural Transformation of Race by Wendy Roth
  21. Ethnicity in the Sunbelt: Mexican Americans in Houston by Arnoldo De León
  22. Barefoot Heart: Stories of a Migrant Child by Elva Treviño Hart
  23. Mexicans and Hispanos in Colorado Schools and Communities, 1920-1960 by Ruben Donato
  24. Culture of Empire: American Writers, Mexico, and Mexican Immigrants, 1880-1930 by Gilbert G. González
  25. Whitewashed Adobe: The Rise of Los Angeles and the Remaking of Its Mexican Past by William Deverell
  26. Brown, Not White: School Integration and the Chicano Movement in Houston by Guadalupe San Miguel Jr.