This collection of papers represents Griswold
del Castillo's 34 years of teaching, research and writing.
Richard Griswold del Castillo (b. Oct. 26, 1942) was born and raised
in Santa Ana California; his father was born in Minneapolis Minnesota
and his mother was born in Mexico City, Mexico. He graduated from Santa
Ana Highschool in 1960, went on study at UC Berkeley and the University
of Dijon, France before receiving his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. from UCLA .
Among his greatest accomplishments are the publication of The Treaty of
Guadalupe Hidalgo: A Legacy of Conflict (University of Oklahoma Press
1990)and Los Angeles Barrio: A Social History (UC Press 1980) In 1992 he
was a Fulbright Scholar in Mexico City, he was a visiting professor at
UC Berkeley in 1994 and he became Professor Emeritus at San Diego State
University in 2005.
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