Steel Barrio Summary

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In Steel Barrio, Michael Innis-Jiménez discusses how Mexican migrants through 1915-1940 traveled and transformed the industrial steel sector of South Chicago. Innis-Jiménez is an assistant professor of American Studies at the University of Alabama. The New York University Press published his book. Thus, this book is geared toward an academic audience seeking to understand Mexican immigration and how Mexicans have transformed industrial American cities such as Chicago. In his book, Innis discusses the various migration patterns of Mexican migrants traveling to the US beginning with the outbreak of Mexican Revolution (1915-1920) and Cristero Rebellion of the 1920s. Innis also discusses how Mexican migrants transformed the industrial sector of
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