Latinos in the End Zone

Latinos in the End Zone

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qFootball might be the most suitable metaphor to understand the role of Latinos in the United States today.q - Ilan Stavans, General Editor, The Norton Anthology of Latino Literature qWho knew that the NFL was Chicano? That the National Football League owed much of what it calls its legend to Americans of Mexican descent? Well Aldama and Gonzalez did and do and with Latinos in the End Zone they share with football fans and pointy-headed professors alike (not a group that often tailgates together) compelling, evocative, and moving stories that trace the Mexican DNA at the heart of the NFL.q - William Nericcio, author of Tex[t]-Mex: Seductive Hallucinations of the qMexicanq in America.Conversations on the Brown Color Line in the NFL Frederick Luis Aldama, Christopher GonzAilez ... FLA: in an important turn of events for Latinos in the nFL, Kapp decided to play football for Cal instead. his presence lifted the team to that ofanbsp;...

Title:Latinos in the End Zone
Author:Frederick Luis Aldama, Christopher González
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2013-11-15


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