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Latino/Latin American Studies



link to catalog page, Becoming Mapuche

Becoming Mapuche

Person and Ritual in Indigenous Chile

Author: Magnus Course
Pub Date: December 2011

A nuanced exploration of one of the largest and least understood indigenous peoples   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Chicanas of 18th Street

Chicanas of 18th Street

Narratives of a Movement from Latino Chicago

Author: Leonard G. Ramírez with Yenelli Flores, María Gamboa, Isaura González, Victoria Pérez, Magda Ramírez-Castañeda, and Cristina Vital
Pub Date: October 2011

Dynamic stories from the Chicago Chicano movement   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Defending Their Own in the Cold

Defending Their Own in the Cold

The Cultural Turns of U.S. Puerto Ricans

Author: Marc Zimmerman
Pub Date: November 2011

A visual and textual journey through the cultural contributions of Puerto Rican artists in the United States   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Guest Workers and Resistance to U.S. Corporate Despotism Author: Immanuel Ness
Pub Date: October 2011

Exposing the corporate structures behind exploitative migrant labor programs   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Bringing Aztlán to Mexican Chicago

Bringing Aztlán to Mexican Chicago

My Life, My Work, My Art

Author: José Gamaliel González
Pub Date: July 2010

A candid, authentic account of a life in Latino art and politics   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Latino Urban Ethnography and the Work of Elena Padilla Author: Edited by Mérida M. Rúa
Pub Date: March 2010

Highlighting the influential work of a pioneering Latina ethnographer   learn more...
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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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