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Vaca, Nicolas C. THE PRESUMED ALLIANCE: The Unspoken Conflict Between Latinos and Blacks and What It Means for America. New York: Rayo (Harper Collins), (2004.) SIGNED First Edition

Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. ) An examination of the historical context as well as the contemporary conflicts between Latinos and African Americans, using case studies from New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Washington, D.C., Compton, and Houston. January 2003 marked a significant change in American demographics: Hispanics surpassed African Americans as the nation's largest minority. In this book, Vaca explores the presumption of a black and Hispanic political alliance, while he argues that an alliance is not feasible, since the two ethnic groups are competing for jobs, political power, and educational opportunities. The book begins with the "Hispanic tsunami," the surging growth in the American Hispanic population, and among other issues, includes an informative chapter on a 1946 California court case involving Hispanic's access to education. Extensive notes. 227 pp. SIGNED on the half title page. Fine (a new copy) in illustrated wrappers. .

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