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Latino/Latin American Studies



link to catalog page WHITTEN, Puyo Runa

Puyo Runa

Imagery and Power in Modern Amazonia

Author: Norman E. Whitten Jr. and Dorothea Scott Whitten
Pub Date: January 2008

An ethnography of a changing indigenous culture in Ecuador   learn more...

link to catalog page, 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 BIGGERS, In the Sierra Madre Author: Jeff Biggers
Pub Date: Cloth: 2006; Paper: 2007

The stunning history of legendary Copper Canyon treasure seekers and enigmatic natives   learn more...

Race and the Foundations of Knowledge

Cultural Amnesia in the Academy

Author: Edited by Joseph Young and Jana Evans Braziel
Pub Date: June 2006

The hidden impact of race on modern ideals   learn more...

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...

link to catalog page GABACCIA, Italian Workers of the World

Italian Workers of the World

Labor Migration and the Formation of Multiethnic States

Author: Edited by Donna R. Gabaccia and Fraser M. Ottanelli
Pub Date: 2005

The impact of transnational Italian workers on the countries where they lived and worked   learn more...

link to catalog page SMITH, Women's History in Global Perspective, Volume 2 Author: Edited by Bonnie G. Smith
Pub Date: July 2005

Regional and global perspectives from the finest writers on women's history   learn more...

link to catalog page SMITH, Women's History in Global Perspective, Volume 3 Author: Edited by Bonnie G. Smith
Pub Date: April 2005

Regional and global perspectives from the finest writers on women's history   learn more...

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...

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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