El Cinco de Mayo : an American tradition / David E. Hayes-Bautista.

"Why is Cinco de Mayo--a holiday commemorating a Mexican victory over the French at Puebla in 1862--so widely celebrated in California and across the United States, when it is scarcely observed in Mexico? As David E. Hayes-Bautista explains, the holiday is not Mexican at all, but rather an Amer...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Hayes-Bautista, David E., 1945- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2012]
Online Access:CONNECT