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by Eduardo Obregon Pagan
This is a superior work.
This is a superior work. Pagan succeeds in using the Zoot Suit Riot as a lens by which to illuminate a forgotten slice of American culture and race relations during the 1940s. This is an important contribution to our understanding of race relations in World War II America.
Zoot Suits, Race, and Riot in Wartime . Eduardo Obregón Pagán. The University of North Carolina Press. Chapel Hill and London.
In reconstructing the lives of the murder victim and those accused of the crime, Pagan contends that neither the convictions (which were based on little hard evidence) nor the ensuing riot arose simply from anti-Mexican sentiment. Zoot Suits, Race, and Riot in Wartime .
For most people who live in . the Zoot Suit riots are legendary
Just five months later, the so-called Zoot Suit Riot erupted, as white soldiers in the city attacked minority youths and burned their distinctive zoot suits. For most people who live in . the Zoot Suit riots are legendary. But what I discovered from reading this book is that what many know about this episode in history (at least in my experience) is myth, not fact. The reason for this, I assume, is that the facts are so complex.
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Murder at Sleepy Lagoon does more than sharpen the edges of a well-worn story. It also serves as a superb case study of the myriad factors that have influenced the course of race relations in the United States. Pagan has constructed an impressive study of modern American race relations that should resonate beyond the fields of Los Angeles and Mexican American history. This is a vital and pathbreaking book.
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Eduardo Obregón Pagán, Murder at the Sleepy Lagoon: Zoot Suits, Race, and Riot in Wartime LA (Univ of North Carolina Press, 2003) p 207-8.
In James Ellroy's novel The Big Nowhere, the Sleepy Lagoon murder plays a major role in the story. Eduardo Obregón Pagán, Murder at the Sleepy Lagoon: Zoot Suits, Race, and Riot in Wartime LA (Univ of North Carolina Press, 2003) p 207-8.
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