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Author Weitz, Mark A., 1957-

Title The Sleepy Lagoon murder case : race discrimination and Mexican-American rights / Mark A. Weitz.

Imprint Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Glendale History Room Reference    345.7949 WEI    Available
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    345.7949 WEI    Available
Description viii, 203 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Landmark law cases & American society
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The world of Zammora -- Support or illumination -- "Laws are silent" -- "How am I supposed to know it is a gang?" -- "Baby mobsters" -- "Running into a blank wall" -- Alice's boys -- The riots and beyond -- "With the haste of the mob" -- Whither Zammora.
Subject Sleepy Lagoon Trial, Los Angeles, Calif., 1942-1943.
Mexican Americans -- Civil rights -- California -- Los Angeles.
ISBN 9780700617463 (cloth : alk. paper)
0700617469 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780700617470 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0700617477 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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