The Mexicans in America by Jane Pinchot

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Published by Lerner Publications Co. in Minneapolis .

Written in English

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  • Mexican Americans -- Juvenile literature.

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A brief history of the Mexicans in the United States - their life in the American Southwest before statehood, the United States acquisition of their land, and the individual contributions of Mexicans to American life.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementJane Pinchot.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesThe In America series, In America series
The Physical Object
Pagination99 p. :
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18617923M
ISBN 100822502224, 0822510162

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