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Latino/Latin American Studies



link to catalog page RUA, 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...

link to catalog page CAULFIELD, NAFTA and Labor in North America Author: Norman Caulfield
Pub Date: February 2010

A cogent analysis of North American trade unions' precipitous decline in recent decades   learn more...

link to catalog page AMAYA, 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...

link to catalog page ENDOH, Exporting Japan

Exporting Japan

Politics of Emigration to Latin America

Author: Toake Endoh
Pub Date: April 2009

The untold history of the Japanese empire's expansionist migration to Latin America   learn more...

link to catalog page ISBELL, Finding Cholita Author: Billie Jean Isbell
Pub Date: February 2009

An exceptional story of survival and redemption in the Andes   learn more...

link to catalog page SADLIER, 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 GUTIERREZ, 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 WIBBELSMAN, 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 HILL, 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 HILL, 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...

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