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Latino/Latin American Studies



link to catalog page, 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 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...

link to catalog page, 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 PULIDO, Moving Beyond Borders

Moving Beyond Borders

Julian Samora and the Establishment of Latino Studies

Author: Edited by Alberto López Pulido, Barbara Driscoll de Alvarado, and Carmen Samora
Pub Date: October 2009

The lifework of a pioneering scholar and leader in Latino studies   learn more...

link to catalog page, 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 THOMAS, Cuban Zarzuela

Cuban Zarzuela

Performing Race and Gender on Havana's Lyric Stage

Author: Susan Thomas
Pub Date: November 2008

The dynamic genre of musical theater that transformed popular entertainment in Cuba   learn more...

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...

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...

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...

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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