By profiling Mexican-American artists, activists, scientists, politicians and businessmen, and narrating their social, political and cultural landscapes, Mexamérica: Una cultura naciendo…reveals that the Mexican-American community, the longest and largest diaspora on the planet, is a diverse and multifaceted community, no longer purely Mexican and not purely American, with illustrious characters and their own art and culture. A community where indeed a new culture – the Mexican-American culture – is being born …
The book is divided into 5 chapters:
– Portraits of immigrants drawn in the arts
– The political and social context in which Mexican-Americans live (including a section dedicated to the border, another to the New York Mexican-American phenomenon, another to Chicago and one to Los Angeles)
– Mexican artists who have made their mark in the United States
– Remarkable Mexicans
– and finally, Spanish in the United States.