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Latino/Latin American Studies



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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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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