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)​

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

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).