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Latino/Latin American Studies



link to catalog page ENDOH, Exporting Japan

Exporting Japan

Politics of Emigration to Latin America

Author: Toake Endoh
Pub Date: April 2009

The untold history of the Japanese empire's expansionist migration to Latin America   learn more...

link to catalog page ISBELL, Finding Cholita Author: Billie Jean Isbell
Pub Date: February 2009

An exceptional story of survival and redemption in the Andes   learn more...

link to catalog page SADLIER, Latin American Melodrama

Latin American Melodrama

Passion, Pathos, and Entertainment

Author: Edited and with an Introduction by Darlene J. Sadlier
Pub Date: September 2009

The first book to consider cinematic and televisual melodrama in a broad Latin American and U.S. Latino context   learn more...

link to catalog page GUTIERREZ, Mexicans in California

Mexicans in California

Transformations and Challenges

Author: Edited by Ramón A. Gutiérrez and Patricia Zavella
Pub Date: June 2009

Exploring the past, present, and future of ethnic Mexicans in California   learn more...

link to catalog page WIBBELSMAN, Ritual Encounters

Ritual Encounters

Otavalan Modern and Mythic Community

Author: Michelle Wibbelsman
Pub Date: February 2009

The mythic roots and modern future of Ecuadorian indigenous communities in the twenty-first century   learn more...

link to catalog page HILL, 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...

link to catalog page HILL, Comparative Arawakan Histories

Comparative Arawakan Histories

Rethinking Language Family and Culture Area in Amazonia

Author: Edited by Jonathan D. Hill and Fernando Santos-Granero
Pub Date: 2007

The first synthesis of the writings of ethnologists, historians, and anthropologists on contemporary Arawakan cultures   learn more...

link to catalog page ROCKWELL, Media Power in Central America Author: Rick Rockwell and Noreene Janus
Pub Date: May 2003

Very readable overview of the media in Central America and its relationship to the region’s existing governments.   learn more...

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