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500 Years of Chicano History in Pictures

This compilation tells the story of Chicano history from before the European conquest of North America through colonization and into the present day. The book describes the Southwest as "Occupied America"—a term that Arizona conservatives often view as unjust and disparaging.

Actor Edward James Olmos felt differently: "If young people read this book, they will be strong and proud in new ways," he said on the dust jacket to the 1990 edition. "It's a real education, in the true sense of that word."

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