Further Reading

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Essential History of the 1910-20 Violence and Its Legacies

De León, Arnold, ed. War Along the Border: The Mexican Revolution and Tejano Communities(College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2011)

Johnson, Benjamin H. Revolution in Texas: How a Forgotten Rebellion and Its Bloody SuppressionTurned Mexicans into Americans(New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003).

Martinez, Monica Muñoz. The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican in Texas (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2018).

Martinez, Monica Muñoz. “Recuperating Histories of Violence in the Americas: Vernacular History-Making on the US–Mexico Border.” American Quarterly 66.3 (2014): 661-689. Project MUSE. Web. http://muse.jhu.edu/login?auth=0&type=summary&url=/journals/american_quarterly/v066/66.3.martinez.html

Morán González, John. Border Renaissance: The Texas Centennial and the Emergence of Mexican American Literature (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2009)

Sandos, James, Rebellion in the Borderlands: Anarchism and the Plan of San Diego, 1904-1923(University of Oklahoma Press, 1992)

1919 Ranger Investigation — full transcript. (scroll down halfway for links to the three volumes)​

A Reader’s Guide to the “Proceedings of the Joint Committee of the Senate and the House in the Investigation of the Texas State Ranger Force” (1919) by Richard Ribb, PhD

Literary and Filmic Reckonings with the Violence

Anzaldúa, Gloria. Borderlands/La Frontera. (San Francisco: Aunt Lute Books, 2012)​

Hinojosa, Rolando. Klail City(Houston: Arte Público Press, 1987)

Meyer, Philipp. The Son. (New York: Ecco, 2013). Pulitzer Prize Finalist

Paredes, Américo. George Washington Gómez: A Mexicotexan Novel (Houston: Arte Públic Press, 1990)

Warnock, Kirby. Border Bandits. (Film, Transpecos Productions, 2004)​​

Early Treatments of the Violence

Gomez-Quinoñes, Juan, “Plan de San Diego Revisited,” Aztlán 1 (Spring 1970), 124-130.

Ramirez, Adolfo, “An Historical Note: ‘El Plan de San Diego,’” Hojas: A Chicano Journal of Education(Austin: Juárez-Lincoln Press), 1976.

Tenayuca, Emma, and Homer Brooks, “The Mexican Question in the Southwest,” The Communist, March 1939.

Anti-Latino Violence

Carrigan, William D. and Clive Webb. Forgotten Dead: Mob Violence Against Mexicans in the United States, 1848-1928 (New York: Oxford University Press, 2013)

Gonzales-Day, Ken. Lynching in the West: 1850-1935 (Durham: Duke University Press, 2006)​

Mexican American Civil Rights and History

Cortés, Carlos, “El bandolerismo social chicano,” in David Maciel and Patricia Bereno, eds. Aztlán: Historia del pueblo chicano, 1848-1910 (México: Secretaría de Educación Pública, 1975): 111-22

Testimony by Monica Muñoz Martinez before Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Immigration and Citizenship hearing on “Oversight of the Trump Administrations Border Policies and the Relationship between Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric and Domestic Terrorism” (September 6, 2019)

Montejano, David. Anglos and Mexicans in the Making of Texas (Austin: University of Texas, 1986).

Orozco, Cynthia. No Mexicans, Women, or Dogs Allowed: The Rise of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement (Austin: University of Texas at Austin Press, 2010)

Paredes, Américo, With His Pistol in his Hand: A Border Ballad and its Hero (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1958)

Young, Elliot. Catarino Garza’s Revolution on the Texas-Mexico border (Durham: Duke University Press, 2004).