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Griswold del Castillo, Richard

Overview
Works: 35 works in 120 publications in 2 languages and 8,491 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Juvenile works  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: HD6509.C48, B
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Most widely held works by Richard Griswold del Castillo
César Chávez : a triumph of spirit by Richard Griswold del Castillo( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography of Chavez by Richard Griswold del Castillo and Richard A. Garcia is the first to approach Chavez's life - his courageous acts, his turning points, his many perceived personas - in the context of Chicano and American history. It reveals a shy, quiet man who was launched by events into a maelstrom of campesino strikes, religious fervor, and nonviolent battles for justice. Among his friends and supporters he counted Martin Luther King Jr., Robert Kennedy, Jimmy Carter, and millions across America who rallied to his cause. In Griswold del Castillo and Garcia's biography, Chavez's life mirrors major events in Mexican American history: Mexican immigration during the 1920s; forced repatriation in the 1930s; segregation in public schools; Mexican American contributions during World War II; the Zoot Suit Riots in Los Angeles; formation of Mexican American organizations to advance civil and political rights; the Chicano movement of the 1960s and early 1970s; the emergence of a conservative political backlash in the 1980s; and, finally, the "new immigration" in the 1990s. Cesar Chavez was touched by all these events, and his story is both private and part of a collective experience
North to Aztlán : a history of Mexican Americans in the United States by Richard Griswold del Castillo( Book )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this comprehensive survey, Richard Griswold del Castillo and Arnoldo De León explore the complex process of cultural and economic exchange between Mexican Americans, Mexican immigrants, and a racially and ethnically diverse North American society."--Jacket
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo : a legacy of conflict by Richard Griswold del Castillo( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La familia : Chicano families in the urban Southwest, 1848 to the present by Richard Griswold del Castillo( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Los Angeles barrio, 1850-1890 : a social history by Richard Griswold del Castillo( Book )

9 editions published between 1979 and 1982 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

César Chávez : the struggle for justice = César Chávez : la lucha por la justicia by Richard Griswold del Castillo( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple biography of the man who worked to win fairer treatment of the migrant farm workers in California in the 1960s and to establish the United Farm Workers union
Chicano art : resistance and affirmation, 1965-1985 by Richard Griswold del Castillo( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II and Mexican American civil rights( Book )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II marked a turning point for Mexican Americans that fundamentally changed their expectations about how they should be treated by the greater U.S. society. The experiences of fighting alongside white Americans in the military, as well as of working in factory jobs for wages equal to those of Anglo workers, made Mexican Americans less willing to tolerate the second-class citizenship that had been their lot before the war. Having proven their loyalty and "Americanness" during World War II, Mexican Americans in the postwar years wanted to have the civil rights they knew they had earned. In this book, Richard Griswold del Castillo and Richard Steele investigate how the World War II experiences of Mexican Americans galvanized their struggle for civil rights and how the U.S. government responded to the needs and aspirations of Mexican Americans. The authors demonstrate, for example, that the U.S. government "discovered" Mexican Americans during World War II and set about addressing some of their problems as a way of forestalling a sense of grievance and disaffection that might have made the Mexican American community unwilling to support the war effort. The authors also show that, as much or more than governmental programs, the personal wartime experiences of Mexican Americans formed their civil rights consciousness. The book concludes with a selection of key essays and historical documents from the World War II period that collectively gives a first-person understanding of the civil rights struggles of Mexican Americans
Culture y cultura : consequences of the U.S.-Mexican War, 1846-1848 by Iris Wilson Engstrand( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicano San Diego : cultural space and the struggle for justice( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The power of one : the story of the Border Angels by Enrique Morones( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the American Southwest and its borderlands, no other social justice advocate has made a greater impact on the lives of undocumented workers than Enrique Morones. In The Power of One, Morones tells his own story (with noted Chicano historian Richard Griswold del Castillo) and the result is a book that unfolds as the singular memoir of someone who took the chance to make a difference--a brave activist who, with his organization, the Border Angels, saves the lives of legions of sojourners, brave, desperate travelers who attempt to cross the hot, beautiful, and dangerous deserts that fuse the United States and Mexico."--
Aztlán reocupada : a political and cultural history since 1945 : the influence of Mexico on Mexican American society in post war America by Richard Griswold del Castillo( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in Spanish and English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Border Angels : the power of one by Enrique Morones( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the American Southwest and its borderlands, no other social justice advocate has made a greater impact on the lives of undocumented workers than Enrique Morones. In The Power of One, Morones tells his own story (with noted Chicano historian Richard Griswold del Castillo) and the result is a book that unfolds as the singular memoir of someone who took the chance to make a difference--a brave activist who, with his organization, the Border Angels, saves the lives of legions of sojourners, brave, desperate travelers who attempt to cross the hot, beautiful, and dangerous deserts that fuse the United States and Mexico."--Back cover
César Chávez, the struggle for justice = La lucha por la justicia by Richard Griswold del Castillo( Recording )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cesar Chavez and his fight for the rights of Hispanic agricultural workers is an inspirational story about unity, justice, and perseverance...Brian Armador reads the compelling text clearly and with power. Original music with a Latin flavor accompanies the production. This would make an excellent listening center and provides important insights into Hispanic civil rights." -School Library Journal
Chicano social and political history in the nineteenth century( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mexican-American Families in Los Angeles, 1844-1880 by Richard Griswold del Castillo( )

3 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are two data files in this study created from manuscript census returns. The first is an aggregation of social characteristics of Spanish-surnamed and Mexican-born families in the city of Los Angeles from 1844-1880. The data were used to study family composition and socio-economic mobility. The second file is composed of data used to study the socio-economic development of the Mexican-American community in Los Angeles. The main emphasis is on an analysis of literacy, occupational mobility, schooling, family structure, demographic changes and property mobility
The United States judicial system and the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo by Richard Griswold del Castillo( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mexican-American families in Los Angeles, 1844-1880 by Richard Griswold del Castillo( Book )

3 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This data collection contains two fichiers created from manuscript census returns. Part 1 is an aggregation of social characteristics of Spanish-surnamed and Mexican-born families in the city of Los Angeles from 1844-1880. The data were used to study family composition and socioeconomic mobility. Data items include real property held by head of household (1844, 1850, and 1880 missing), number of children in household, number of adults who were literate in household (no data for 1844), last name of head of household, place of birth of head of household, and occupational category (i.e., rancher or farmer, professional, mercantile, clerk, skilled, and unskilled). Part 2 is composed of data used to study the socioeconomic development of the Mexican-American community in Los Angeles. The main emphasis was on an analysis of literacy, occupational mobility, schooling, family structure, demographic changes, and property mobility. Data items include last name, first name, age, sex, occupational code, real property, personal property, place of birth, literacy, race, head of household, wife of head, child of head, parent of head, sibling of head, and common law spouse. Definitions of family types and discussion of the methodology and rationale used to generate the data in both files can be found in Appendix A of del Castillo, Richard Griswold. "La Raza Hispano Americana: The Emergence of an Urban Culture Among the Spanish Speaking of Los Angeles, 1850-1880." Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 1974 ... Cf.: http://webapp.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR-STUDY/07582.xml
César Chávez : the struggle for justice = César Chávez : la lucha por la justicia by Richard Griswold del Castillo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple biography of the man who worked to win fairer treatment of the migrant farm workers in California in the 1960s and to establish the United Farm Workers union
The San Ysidro community history project by Richard Griswold del Castillo( Book )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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North to Aztlán : a history of Mexican Americans in the United StatesThe Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo : a legacy of conflictThe Los Angeles barrio, 1850-1890 : a social historyCésar Chávez : the struggle for justice = César Chávez : la lucha por la justiciaWorld War II and Mexican American civil rightsCulture y cultura : consequences of the U.S.-Mexican War, 1846-1848Chicano San Diego : cultural space and the struggle for justiceCésar Chávez, the struggle for justice = La lucha por la justiciaCésar Chávez : the struggle for justice = César Chávez : la lucha por la justicia