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Color: Latino Voices in the Pacific Northwest
Color: Latino Voices in the Pacific Northwest
by Lorane West
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From her work as a Spanish-language medical interpreter/advocate and her own experience as a US immigrant married to a Hispanic man, West has collected 163 brief conversations revealing the diverse experiences and attitudes of Spanish-speaking... (read more)

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Latinos in a Changing Society
Latinos in a Changing Society
by Martha Montero-sieburth
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Eleven essays presented by Montero-Sieburth (leadership in education, U. of Massachusetts at Boston) and Mel... (read more)

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Because I Don't Have Wings: Stories of Mexican Immigrant Life
Because I Don't Have Wings: Stories of Mexican Immigrant Life
by Philip Garrison
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For Mexican workers, the agricultural valleys of the inland Northwest are a long way from home. But there they have established communities, settlements recent enough that it feels like these newly arrived immigrant mexicanos are pioneers, still getting... (read more)

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Just Like Us: The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in America
Just Like Us: The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in America
by Helen Thorpe
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Just Like Us tells the story of four high school students whose parents entered this country illegally from Mexico. All four of the girls have grown up in the United States, and all four want to live the American dream, but only two have documents. As... (read more)

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Hispanic New York: A Sourcebook
Hispanic New York: A Sourcebook
by Claudio Ivan Remeseira
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Over the past few decades, a wave of immigration has turned New York into a microcosm of the Americas and enhanced its role as the crossroads of the English- and Spanish-speaking worlds. Yet far from being an alien group within a mainstream and... (read more)

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Latinos in America
Latinos in America
by Jorge J. E. Gracia
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“Philosophy professor Gracia offers a welcome contribution to the discussion regarding identity formation and, specifically, the role this plays in the lives of Latinos. His comprehensive account grapples with the potential misunderstandings... (read more)

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Memories and Migrations: Mapping Boricua and Chicana Histories
Memories and Migrations: Mapping Boricua and Chicana Histories
by Vicki L. Ruiz
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Ruiz (history and Chicano/Latino studies, U. of California, Irvine) and Ch... (read more)

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Mixtec Transnational Identity
Mixtec Transnational Identity
by Laura Velasco Ortiz
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“a valuable resource for better understanding the political, ethnic, and sociological fabric of transnational communities and their interplay with America and Mexico as a whole”&#8212... (read more)

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Beyond the Borderlands: Migration and Belonging in the United States and Mexico
Beyond the Borderlands: Migration and Belonging in the United States and Mexico
by Debra Lattanzi Shutika
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and#147;Beyond the Borderlands is a valuable addition to the growing literature on Americaand#8217;s new immigrant destinations. Full of wonderful descriptions and insightful observations, this detailed study shows how Mexicans are making a place for... (read more)

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Latinas in the United States: a Historical Encyclopedia
Latinas in the United States: a Historical Encyclopedia
by Vicki L. Ruiz
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Latinas in the United States: A Historical Encyclopedia records the contribution of women of Latin American birth or heritage to the economic and cultural development of the United States. The encyclopedia, edited by Vicki L. Ruiz and Virginia Sánchez... (read more)

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Performing Mexicanidad: Vendidas y Cabareteras on the Transnational Stage
Performing Mexicanidad: Vendidas y Cabareteras on the Transnational Stage
by Laura G. Gutierrez
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Using interdisciplinary performance studies and cultural studies frameworks, Laura G. Gutierrez examines the cultural representation of queer sexuality in the contemporary cultural production of Mexican female and Chicana performance and visual artists... (read more)

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Displacements and Transformations in Caribbean Cultures
Displacements and Transformations in Caribbean Cultures
by Lizabeth Paravisini-gebert
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Drawing on the theoretical constructs of thinkers such as Derrida, Foucault, Gramsci, and Adorno, among others, the 9 authors of the articles of this collection offer their analysis of the geographic complexities evidenced mainly in the literature of... (read more)

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Ethnic Cues: The Role of Shared Ethnicity in Latino Political Participation (Politics of Race and Ethnicity)
Ethnic Cues: The Role of Shared Ethnicity in Latino Political Participation (Politics of Race and Ethnicity)
by Matt A. Barreto
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Both the U.S. Supreme Court and the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) claim to advocate minority political interests, yet they disagree over the intent and scope of the Voting Rights Act (VRA), as well as the interpretation of the equal protection clause... (read more)

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Mexican Chicago: Race, Identity and Nation, 1916-39 (Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Centennial (Hardcover) )
Mexican Chicago: Race, Identity and Nation, 1916-39 (Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Centennial (Hardcover) )
by Gabriela F. Arredondo
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“Arredondo paints a portrait of Mexican Chicago in the early 20th century, focusing on five zones of contact:  housing patterns, work and labor relations, politics, commerce, and heterosocial relations. Recommended&rdquo... (read more)

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Making Lemonade Out of Lemons: Mexican American Labor and Leisure in a California Town 1880-1960 (Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Centennial)
Making Lemonade Out of Lemons: Mexican American Labor and Leisure in a California Town 1880-1960 (Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Centennial)
by Jose M. Alamillo
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"A lively narrative that makes a solid contribution to Mexican American and U.S. labor history. Alamillo adds a fresh voice to our knowledge of how and why Mexican American political action blossomed in the latter half of the twentieth century... (read more)

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The Cubans of Union City: Immigrants and Exiles in a New Jersey Community
The Cubans of Union City: Immigrants and Exiles in a New Jersey Community
by Yolanda Prieto
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As a result of the conflicts between Cuba and the United States, especially after 1959, Cubans immigrated in great numbers. Most stayed in Miami, but many headed north to Union City, making it second only to Miami in its concentration of Cubans. In The... (read more)

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La Sociedad: Guardians of Hispanic Culture Along the Rio Grande
La Sociedad: Guardians of Hispanic Culture Along the Rio Grande
by Jose A. Rivera
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Rivera's study explores the core values that have bonded SPMDTU members across generations and have sustained the organization for more than a century and addresses the question of whether or not La Sociedad will survive in the twenty-first century.... (read more)

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Transformations of La Familia on the U.S.-Mexico Border (Latino Perspectives)
Transformations of La Familia on the U.S.-Mexico Border (Latino Perspectives)
by Raquel R. Marquez
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No international relationship of the United States is as encumbered by history, geography, culture, language, and economics as the one with Mexico. Given the scale and importance of the flow of commerce and culture across the border, however... (read more)

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The Mexican Texans (Texans All)
The Mexican Texans (Texans All)
by Phyllis Mckenzie
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In The Mexican Texans, author Phyllis McKenzie uses historical narrative and a wealth of photographs to explore how time has shaped the identity of Mexican Texans and their continued contribution in the Lone Star State through more than six generations... (read more)

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Contemporary Hispanic Quotations
Contemporary Hispanic Quotations
by Mark F. Herring
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More than 1,000 quotations from over 200 notable US Hispanics are included in this volume culled from print and non-print sources. The subjectschosen for their significant cultural or social contributionsinclude writers, politicians, artists... (read more)

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