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Latino/Latin American Studies



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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link to catalog page SELIGMANN, Peruvian Street Lives

Peruvian Street Lives

Culture, Power, and Economy among Market Women of Cuzco

Author: Linda J. Seligmann
Pub Date: April 2004

A cultural study of the lives and struggles faced by women vendors in the open-air markets of the Andean highlands of Cuzco   learn more...
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link to catalog page HEWITT, Southern Discomfort

Southern Discomfort

Women's Activism in Tampa, Florida, 1880s-1920s

Author: Nancy A. Hewitt
Pub Date: Cloth: 2001; Paper: 2004

A historical examination of multiracial women’s activism in the cigar factories of Tampa Florida   learn more...
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link to catalog page SMITH, Women's History in Global Perspective, Volume 1 Author: Edited by Bonnie G. Smith
Pub Date: September 2004

Top scholars on the major issues in women's history around the world   learn more...
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link to catalog page CANTU, Chicana Traditions

Chicana Traditions

Continuity and Change

Author: Edited by Norma E. Cantú and Olga Nájera-Ramírez
Pub Date: March 2002

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