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Author Hillstrom, Kevin, 1963-

Title The Zoot Suit Riots / Kevin Hillstrom.

Imprint Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  306.09 Hillstrom    ---  Available
Description xiv, 214 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Defining moments
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-206and index.
Summary "Surveys the political events, social trends, and racial attitudes that contributed to a week-long outbreak of violence in Los Angeles in 1943 by white servicemen and civilians against young Mexican-American 'zoot suiters.' Includes a narrative overview, biographies, primary sources, chronology, glossary, bibliography, and index"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Zoot Suit Riots, Los Angeles, Calif., 1943.
Mexican Americans -- California -- Los Angeles -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Violence -- California -- Los Angeles -- History -- 20th century.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Race relations.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780780812857 (alk. paper)

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