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From Bomba to Hip-hop

Author: Juan Flores
Publisher: Columbia University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English

As the populations of Latin American and Caribbean background in the USA proliferate, it becomes all the more important to understand the distinctions among nationalities and regional groups. To this  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
From Bomba to Hip-hop
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Flores
OCLC Number: 940544528
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Prelude: From Bomba to Hip-Hop Introduction 1. "pueblo pueblo": Popular Culture in Time 2. The Lite Colonial: Diversions of Puerto Rican Discourse 3. Broken English Memories: Languages in the Trans-Colony 4. "Salvacion Casita": Space, Performance, and Community 5. "Cha-Cha with a Backbeat": Songs and Stories of Latin Boogaloo 6. Puerto Rocks: Rap, Roots, and Amnesia 7. Pan-Latino/Trans-Latino: Puerto Ricans in the "New Nueva York" 8. Life Off the Hyphen: Latino Literature and Nuyorican Traditions 9. The Latino Imaginary: Meanings of Community and Identity 10. Latino Studies: New Contexts, New Concepts Postscript 1998: "None of the Above"


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"In his eloquent essay collection... Flores has compiled a decade of research and meditations on 'America's fastest-growing minority,' Latinos." -- Suzy Hansen, New York Times Book Review "Well Read more...

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