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Pacific Historical Review. 2019; 882208–239 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2019.88.2.208
Published: 01 May 2019
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Pacific Historical Review. 2017; 862341–342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2017.86.2.341
Published: 01 May 2017
... researched the history of zoot suiters, especially the Zoot Suit Riot during World War II in Los Angeles. She builds on authors who have done cultural analysis of zoot suiter fashion, speech, and behavior. Where her analysis differs is in her recognition of zooters criminal activities in Mexican communities...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2017; 862322–323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2017.86.2.322
Published: 01 May 2017
... diverse ethnic communities under one political umbrella. The author here is in step with scholars who have researched the history of zoot suiters, especially the Zoot Suit Riot during World War II in Los Angeles. She builds on authors who have done cultural analysis of zoot suiter fashion, speech, and...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2016; 854532–576 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2016.85.4.532
Published: 01 November 2016
... remittances, in letters posted regularly. But Filipino men were not a homogenous group. Two groups of well-dressed Filipinos in formal suits distin- guished themselves through consumer behavior, underscoring the complex ways migrants negotiated the terms of their leisure life. Historians of the zoot suit have...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2013; 824601–602 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2013.82.4.601
Published: 01 November 2013
..., Peiss retells familiar stories featuring the Georgia busboy who supposedly ordered the first zoot suit in 1940, young zooters turned civil rights icons Malcolm X and Ce´sar Cha´vez, and Los Angeles s violent Zoot Suit Riots of June 1943. What is different is Peiss s skepticism about zoot suiters...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2013; 824599–601 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2013.82.4.599
Published: 01 November 2013
... Suit Riots of June 1943. What is different is Peiss s skepticism about zoot suiters political intentions. Many Mexican, African, and Filipino American youth may have sim- ply liked the cool aesthetic of the suit, she argues, and not neces- sarily regarded it as a stylistic weapon that would...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2013; 824520–541 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2013.82.4.520
Published: 01 November 2013
... may be gained through this methodology. © 2013 by the Regents of the University of California 2013 Racial formation Chicano history (or Mexican American history) Los Angeles urban history Zoot Suit riots Carey McWilliams Méndez v. Westminster Examining Chicana/o History through a...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2011; 803489–491 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2011.80.3.489
Published: 01 August 2011
... socializing, and dignity asserted through style. In Los Angeles, the Sleepy La- goon case and Zoot Suit riots underscored discrimination faced by Mexican American youth, especially those seeming rebels labeled pachuco/as. Media, experts, and elders vilified them as traitor- ous to both U.S. and Mexican...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2013; 824647–679 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2013.82.4.647
Published: 01 November 2013
... by wearing of Zoot suits, book about, reviewed, 601 602 Disease, ascribed to Filipino labor mi- grants to Hawai i, article about, 248 278; influenza epidemic of 1918 and, book about, reviewed, 458 459; public health policy at U.S.-Mexican border, racial discrimination, and, book about, reviewed, 591...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2011; 803491–492 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2011.80.3.491
Published: 01 August 2011
... utilized some in- terviews recorded in 1947 by the noted linguist Haldeen Braddy. To Cummings s credit, she seeks to explore the phenomenon well before and after the moment that pachucos came to public atten- tion the Sleepy Lagoon murder trial and the Zoot Suit riot. She asks questions about appearance...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2011; 802231–267 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2011.80.2.231
Published: 01 May 2011
... Antifascism, 1934 1943, Journal of American History, 90 (2003), 912 934; and Eduardo Obregón Pagán, Murder at the Sleepy Lagoon: Zoot Suits, Race, & Riot in Wartime L.A. (Chapel Hill, N.C., 2003), especially chapter 9. On 1960s and 1970s Los Angeles, see Laura Pulido, Black, Brown, Yellow & Left: Radical...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2011; 804690–715 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2011.80.4.690
Published: 01 November 2011
... and, book about, reviewed, 307 308; women, Zoot culture in Los Angeles, and, book about, reviewed, 489 491; Zoot suit riots, military service, and, quotation about, 680 Mexicans, in Los Angeles and, book about, reviewed, 486 487; relation- ships with Chinese immigrants, in Arizona and Sonora, Mexico...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2008; 774672–673 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2008.77.4.672
Published: 01 November 2008
... accounts of the Sleepy Lagoon incident and Zoot Suit riots and traces the in- teraction of foreign policy and domestic concerns as they led up to the passage of the McCarran-Walter Act in 1952. The examples mentioned above merely hint at the full range of ethnic groups covered in this comprehensive review...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2008; 772345–346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2008.77.2.345
Published: 01 May 2008
... racial differences were fundamental and immutable (p. 21) and countering overt racist animosity. The Zoot Suit riots forced civic leaders to take the problem of racial confl ict seriously, and hostility toward Japanese Americans retreated as the military began to release internees it deemed loyal...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2010; 793360–392 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2010.79.3.360
Published: 01 August 2010
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Pacific Historical Review. 2007; 762317–319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2007.76.2.317
Published: 01 May 2007
... book with an impressively researched and compellingly argued account of Mexican Ameri- can politicization after the war. Response to the Zoot Suit Riots in 1943 and to Proposition 187 in 1994 led to large-scale political activism, coalition formation, and periods of positive social pro- grams. Testing...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2006; 753521–522 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2006.75.3.521
Published: 01 August 2006
... misbehavior (as during the Zoot Suit riots), and for his constant bickering with the city council. Overall, Sitton sees Bowron as a good steward but not a great leader. The book has its flaws. One would have liked to know more about Bowron s motivations for many of his actions. Why did he so steadfastly...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2006; 753520–521 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2006.75.3.520
Published: 01 August 2006
... Zoot Suit riots), and for his constant bickering with the city council. Overall, Sitton sees Bowron as a good steward but not a great leader. The book has its flaws. One would have liked to know more about Bowron s motivations for many of his actions. Why did he so steadfastly support the LAPD? Why did...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2006; 752347–348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2006.75.2.345
Published: 01 May 2006
... of Chicano identity in Los Angeles to Mexican Americans in San Antonio. In California the Anglo immigrants constructed an Americanization program predi- cated on the inferiority of Mexicans. The repatriation movement of the 1930s and Zoot Suit riots were other traumas that hindered the creation of an...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2004; 733511–512 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2004.73.3.511
Published: 01 August 2004
... of food, litera- ture of gastronomy, and cultural history. Colorado College MARIO MONTAÑO Murder at the Sleepy Lagoon: Zoot Suits, Race, and Riot in Wartime L.A. By Eduardo Óbregon Pagán. (Chapel Hill, University of North Car- olina Press, 2003. xiv 313 pp. $49.95 cloth, $19.95 paper) For many...