FW: Chicano urban dialect
El Libro De Caló: The Dictionary of Chicano Slang
Compiled by Harry Polkinhorn, Alfredo Velasco & Malcom Lambert 1988 100 pgs (pbk) ISBN 0915745194 $23.95. Class use $17.95 Includes index & concordance.
The most authoritative dictionary and guide to understanding the dialect popularly spoken by Chicanos in the Southwest. It includes user's guide, concordance from the English to Caló and index.
Mexican American s in Urban Society: A Selected Bibliography
296 pgs. (pbk) ISBN: 0915745127 Indexes. Compiled by Alberto Camarillo. $25.95
A comprehensive bibliographic study documenting the contemporary and newly acquired urban experiences of Mexican Americans living in major U.S. cities as they migrated from the crop fields of the Southwest to the newly emerging post-war industries. Definitively the most updated and complete bibliographic control effort on writings on regional urban development by Mexican Americans as they settled in their new environments. Highly recommended for public and academic libraries.
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