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American Latinos and the making of the United States : a theme study.

Author: United States. National Park System Advisory Board,
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : National Park Service Advisory Board, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essays by noted Latino scholars explore the physical, intellectual, and social impact that Latino cultures (Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, and South and Central American) have had on the United States. Emphasis i s on the mid-19th century to the present on topics including the arts, business, education, food, immigration, law, religion, science, and sports.
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Genre/Form: History
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American Latinos and the making of the United States
(OCoLC)854958581
Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: United States. National Park System Advisory Board,
OCLC Number: 855539238
Notes: Title from title screen (viewed Aug. 7, 2013).
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations, map
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web
Contents: Core essay --
Making a Nation, the first section, discusses US nation building - both physically and intellectually - from the 16th to the 20th centuries. --
Empires, Wars, Revolutions / Ramón Gutiérrez --
Immigration / David Gutiérrez --
Intellectual Traditions / Nicolás Kanellos --
Media / Felix Gutiérrez --
Making a Life looks at the ways Latinos have created their religious, artistic, recreational, and culinary lives in the United States. --
Religion and Spirituality / Timothy Matovina --
Arts / Tomás Ybarra-Frausto --
Sports / José Alamillo --
Food / Jeffery M. Pilcher --
Making a Living highlights the role of Latinos in fostering and sustaining American economic life. --
Labor / Zaragosa Vargas --
Business and Commerce / Geraldo Cadava --
Science and Medicine / John Mckiernan-González --
Military / Lorena Oropeza --
Making a Democracy discusses the stories and struggles for equality in all aspects of American society. --
Struggles for Inclusion / Louis DeSipio --
Law / Margaret E. Montoya --
Education / Victoria Maria MacDonald --
New Latinos / Lillian Guerra --
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Essays by noted Latino scholars explore the physical, intellectual, and social impact that Latino cultures (Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, and South and Central American) have had on the United States. Emphasis i s on the mid-19th century to the present on topics including the arts, business, education, food, immigration, law, religion, science, and sports.

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