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Latino/Latin American Studies



link to catalog page PALLARES, ¡Marcha!

¡Marcha!

Latino Chicago and the Immigrant Rights Movement

Author: Edited by Amalia Pallares and Nilda Flores-González
Pub Date: July 2010

Examining Latino activism in Chicago--from the local to global   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Screening Cuba

Screening Cuba

Film Criticism as Political Performance during the Cold War

Author: Hector Amaya
Pub Date: October 2010

A sophisticated comparison of U.S. and Cuban reactions to Cuban revolutionary films   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Finding Cholita Author: Billie Jean Isbell
Pub Date: February 2009

An exceptional story of survival and redemption in the Andes   learn more...
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link to catalog page BELTRAN, Latina/o Stars in U.S. Eyes

Latina/o Stars in U.S. Eyes

The Making and Meanings of Film and TV Stardom

Author: Mary C. BELTRÁN
Pub Date: September 2009

Analyzing the construction of Latina/o stardom in U.S. film, television, and celebrity culture since the 1920s   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Made-from-Bone

Made-from-Bone

Trickster Myths, Music, and History from the Amazon

Author: Jonathan D. Hill
Pub Date: December 2008

Primordial, mythic narratives from the indigenous Wakuénai of South America, available in English for the first time ever   learn more...
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link to catalog page RUIZ, Memories and Migrations

Memories and Migrations

Mapping Boricua and Chicana Histories

Author: Edited by Vicki L. Ruiz and John R. Chávez
Pub Date: February 2008

Shaping a new understanding of Latina identity formation   learn more...
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link to catalog page ARREDONDO, Mexican Chicago

Mexican Chicago

Race, Identity, and Nation, 1916-39

Author: Gabriela F. Arredondo
Pub Date: April 2008

Becoming Mexican in early twentieth-century Chicago   learn more...
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link to catalog page MCDOWELL, Poetry and Violence

Poetry and Violence

The Ballad Tradition of Mexico's Costa Chica

Author: John H. McDowell
Pub Date: February 2008

An in-depth examination of the Mexican ballad tradition of the corrido and its complex relationship with violence   learn more...
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link to catalog page BELLEGARDE-SMITH, Fragments of Bone

Fragments of Bone

Neo-African Religions in a New World

Author: Edited by Patrick Bellegarde-Smith
Pub Date: July 2005

African religions as adapted and recontextualized in various New World environments   learn more...
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link to catalog page MASTERSON, The Japanese in Latin America Author: Daniel M. Masterson with Sayaka Funada-Classen
Pub Date: December 2004

This book chronicles the experience of the first Japanese immigrants and their descendents in Latin America during the past century particularly emphasizing their struggle to adapt to their new homelands while retaining strong ties to their cultural heritage.   learn more...
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