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George I. Sánchez: The Long Fight for Mexican American Integration

Carlos K. Blanton


George I. Sánchez is the most important intellectual and one of the most important activists of the “Mexican American Generation” between the New Deal and the Great Society. From humble New Mexico beginnings, Sánchez used education as a means of advancement first as a teacher, then as an educational bureaucrat, and finally as a professor. Intimately connected to some of the leading national philanthropies with regard to civil rights and with different levels of government in the U.S. and abroad, George Sánchez made bettering humankind his life's work. While he was involved in many issues, Sánc ... More

Keywords: Mexican Americans, Education, Civil Rights, Integration, Academic Activism, George I. Sánchez

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780300190328
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300190328.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Carlos K. Blanton, author
Texas A&M University