Latino chronology: chronologies of the American mosaic

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Figueredo (library and media, Bloomfield U.) has gathered significant accomplishments of Latinos and placed them within their historical, social, political, religious and environmental contexts, starting with prehistory and leading up to 2006. He describes the first cultures and civilizations in detail, disastrous and deadly first contacts with Europeans and the process of assimilation with Spanish culture, the ongoing methods of discrimination and the efforts by individuals and groups to counter it, the development of modern American Latino culture, and the continuing themes of race, society and religion that run through modern Latino life. This is very accessible and well-organized and includes a glossary, bibliography and comprehensive index that serves as a good cross-reference. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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display_description From the first Latinos' arrival in pre-Columbian America to the Alamo, santería, Desi Arnaz, the exodus from Castro's Cuba, and the 2006 immigration rallies, this volume illuminates a borad range of people and events in Latino history. Chronological entries organized by subject explore categories such as civil rights and protest, arts and music, literature, religion, economics, and legislation. Inclusive of all Latino subgroups, this accessible chronology is a current and concise reference source on the history of Latin Americans in the U.S., for students of Latino culture and American studies, past and present.--From publisher description.
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