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Latino America : a State-by-State Encyclopedia [Two Volumes].

Author: Mark Overmyer-Velazquez
Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2008.
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A Hispanic and Latino presence in what is now the United States goes back to Spanish settlement in the sixteenth century in Florida and the progressive U.S. conquest of the Spanish-controlled territory of California and the Southwest by 1853 and the Gadsden Purchase. Mexicans in this newly American territory had to struggle to hold on to their land. The overlooked history and the debates over new immigration from  Read more...
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Overmyer-Velazquez, Mark.
Latino America : A State-by-State Encyclopedia [Two Volumes].
Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Overmyer-Velazquez
ISBN: 9780313341168 0313341168
OCLC Number: 700682096
Description: 1 online resource (990 pages)
Contents: Volume 1; Volume 2.

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Focuses on the history of the Latino presence in the United States. This title helps students to trace the Latino presence through time per state, through a chronology and historical overview and  Read more...

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"Latino America: A State by State Encyclopedia is a fascinating and valuable reference work. It sheds light on the growing influence and impact of the fastest growing minority in America... Although Read more...

 
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