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The Journal of San Diego History
SAN DIEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY
Fall 1978, Volume 24, Number 4
Thomas L. Scharf, Managing Editor

Book Notes

Douglas H. Strong, Book Review Editor

Mexican Folk Tales. Translated and edited by Anthony John Campos. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press, 1977. 136 pages. $3.95 paper, $8.50 cloth.

Oral tradition is part of Chicano heritage in the American Southwest. These tales, which concern moral dilemmas of every day life, originated in Jalisco, Mexico. They were handed down in the family of the author who has translated them into English.