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George I. Sánchez
The Long Fight for Mexican American Integration

Carlos Kevin Blanton

George I. Sánchez was a reformer, activist, and intellectual, and one of the most influential members of the "Mexican American Generation" (1930–1960). A professor of education at the University of Texas from the beginning of World War II until the early 1970s, Sánchez was an outspoken proponent of integration and assimilation. He spent his life combating racial prejudice while working with such organizations as the ACLU and LULAC in the fight to improve educational and political opportunities for Mexican Americans. Yet his fervor was not always appreciated by those for whom he advocated, and some of his more unpopular stands made him a polarizing figure within the Latino community.

Carlos Blanton has published the fi...

The Lamar Series in Western History

2015   400 pp.  22 b/w illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300190328  $45.00 sc

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