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Dictionary of Chicano Folklore

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Publisher Comments:

Entries cover specific regions, genres of folk speech, folk narrative, cultural traditions, artifacts, foods, ceremonies, rites, and define contemporary Hispanic terms ranging from duendes, pintos, and las posadas to pachucos, low riders, and Zozobra.

The Dictionary of Chicano Folklore is the perfect resource for high school and undergraduate students interested in Chicano culture or for scholars seeking bibliographic material.

Book News Annotation:

In articles of about a page each, librarian and Chicano scholar Castro provides a reference for students researching the folklore and culture of Chicanos and Mexican Americans. She includes terms, genres, and concepts that represent or describe a folk speech, folk narrative, folk artifact, cultural tradition, or ritual occurring in the US. Bibliographic references are article-specific, but a general one is also included. Black-and-white photographs appear now and then.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Dictionary of Chicano Folklore charts the rich religious, social, artistic, and cultural heritage of Mexican Americans, who continue to evolve the customs and rituals connected to their Spanish and indigenous roots and the Spanish language.

This illustrated volume brings together a wealth of lore, legend, historical information, and modern-day versions of traditional rituals. Information is presented in concise, clear A — Z entries listed by their Spanish names with English translations. This dictionary is perfect for undergraduate students interested in Chicano culture and for ethnic studies scholars seeking bibliographical material.
-- 228 entries defining historical and contemporary terms, customs, legends, and rituals
-- 44 photos
-- Extensive bibliography and index

Synopsis:

• Over 200 A-Z entries defining historical and contemporary terms, customs, legends, and rituals

• 44 photos

• Extensive bibliography

Synopsis:

Dictionary of Chicano Folklore charts the rich religious, social, artistic, and cultural heritage of Mexican Americans, who continue to evolve the customs and rituals connected to their Spanish and indigenous roots and the Spanish language.

Synopsis:

This illustrated volume brings together a wealth of lore, legend, historical information, and modern day versions of traditional rituals. Information is presented in concise, clear A-Z entries listed by their Spanish names with English translations. This dictionary is perfect for undergraduate students interested in Chicano culture and for ethnic studies scholars seeking bibliographical material.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-313) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780874369533
Author:
Castro, Rafaela G.
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO
Author:
Castro, Rafaela
Location:
Santa Barbara, Calif. :
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Mexican americans
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology - Folklore
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Series Volume:
106-225
Publication Date:
20000631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
333
Dimensions:
10.30x7.35x1.25 in. 1.85 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Dictionary of Chicano Folklore charts the rich religious, social, artistic, and cultural heritage of Mexican Americans, who continue to evolve the customs and rituals connected to their Spanish and indigenous roots and the Spanish language.

This illustrated volume brings together a wealth of lore, legend, historical information, and modern-day versions of traditional rituals. Information is presented in concise, clear A — Z entries listed by their Spanish names with English translations. This dictionary is perfect for undergraduate students interested in Chicano culture and for ethnic studies scholars seeking bibliographical material.
-- 228 entries defining historical and contemporary terms, customs, legends, and rituals
-- 44 photos
-- Extensive bibliography and index

"Synopsis" by , • Over 200 A-Z entries defining historical and contemporary terms, customs, legends, and rituals

• 44 photos

• Extensive bibliography

"Synopsis" by , Dictionary of Chicano Folklore charts the rich religious, social, artistic, and cultural heritage of Mexican Americans, who continue to evolve the customs and rituals connected to their Spanish and indigenous roots and the Spanish language.
"Synopsis" by ,

This illustrated volume brings together a wealth of lore, legend, historical information, and modern day versions of traditional rituals. Information is presented in concise, clear A-Z entries listed by their Spanish names with English translations. This dictionary is perfect for undergraduate students interested in Chicano culture and for ethnic studies scholars seeking bibliographical material.

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