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Urban Latino cultures : la vida en L.A.

Author: Michael J Dear; Gustavo Leclerc; Raúl Villa
Publisher: Thousand Oaks ; London ; New Delhi : Sage, 1999.
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This book records the voices and visions of poets, cartoonists, photographers, architects, geographers, designers, playwrights, musicians, and filmmakers as they testify the new vida latina in Los Angeles. They uncover the transformation of Latino memory, identity, and destiny in the social spaces of the barrio. (Adapté du résumé de l'éditeur).
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Dear; Gustavo Leclerc; Raúl Villa
ISBN: 0761916202 9780761916208
OCLC Number: 716915275
Notes: Contient un index.
Description: VIII, 214 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction - Gustavo Leclerc and Michael J Dear La Vida Latina en LA Aqui Estamos Y No Nos Vamos - Raul Villa Place Struggles in Latino Los Angeles Chavez Ravine - Don Normark El Movimiento - Tomas Ybarra-Frausto in Coverstation with Michael Dear The Chicano Cultural Project Since the 1960s Bars and Belonging - Maria Elena Fernandez Tres Poemas - Gloria Enedina Alvarez La Movida - Ruben Martinez Manuela S-t-i-t-c-h-e-d - Christina Fernandez Juan Soldado - Alma Lopez Spanish Caprice - Jesse Lerner and Ruben Ortiz-Torres On Foto-Novelas - Carlos Avila Distant Water and In the Mirror Poems de una Chicana/Irish, Chuca Veterana que Piensa que es Sirena Turned Activist, y Poeta para Acabarla de Chingar or Mermaid at the Edge - Lindsey Haley Pico-Union Vignettes - Luis Alfaro L.A. Cucaracha Urban Sketch Journal - Lalo Alcaraz L.A. Real - Theresa Chavez La Mona de TJ - Gustavo Leclerc Waiting in Line - Anthony Hernandez Double Agent Sirvienta - Laura Alvarez Los Paleteros - Camilo Jose Vergara Mi Casa es su Casa - Margaret Crawford St Francis of Aztlan - Ramon Gracia The Latino Use Urban Space of East Los Angeles - James Rojas Fotonovela - Harry Garnboa Jr Choosing Chicano in the 1990s - Yvette C Doss The Underground Music Scene of Los(t) Angeles Mas alla de la Mamonerias - Ruben Martinez Cultura, Migracion y Desmadre en Ambos Lados del Rio Bravo Seeking Oblivion in L.A. - Ramona Ortega Apuntes para el Fin de la Ciudad Mas Grande del Mundo - Rogelio Villarreal Macias Reflections on Identity and a Sometime Angeleno - John A Loomis The Case of Walter Betancourt
Responsibility: ed. by Gustavo Leclerc, Raúl Villa [and] Michael J. Dear.

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This book provides a cross disciplinary forum to address and examine issues of Latino identity and representation in Los Angeles.  Read more...

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"An exuberant, relevatory joy ride through the best part of town. The first book on Los Angeles that Walt Whitman could sing along with." -- Mike Davis

 
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