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Latino USA A Cartoon History

ISBN-10: 0465082211
ISBN-13: 9780465082216
Edition: 2000
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 9/5/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Is the next latin music craze already on its way? Hasthe first spanish-speaking astronaut already reachedorbit? Will all tacolovers please stand up? there's no doubt about it, latinos are a social force rapidly revolutionizing the texture of america. But whoare they? A single homogenized group or a sum of minorities? Are they all linked through a commonlanguage and ancestry? Book jacket.

Ilan Stavans is the author of "The Hispanic Condition", "The Riddle of Cantinflas", & "The One-Handed Pianist & Other Stories" as well as the editor of "The Oxford Book of Jewish Stories" & a dictionary of Spanglish, among other volumes. He has been a National Book Critics Circle Award nominee & the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship & the Latino Literature Prize, among other honors. He teaches at Amherst College.

Foreword
Introduction
Conquest and Exploration: 1492-1890
Columbus Sails the Ocean Blue
Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca Gets Lost
La Nueva Espana is Found
Gaspar Perez de Villagra Rules New Mexico
The Cruelties of the Holy Church
Deconstructing the Indies
Missions and Misiones
Thank God for Fray Junipero Serra
The Doctrine of Manifest Destiny
The Westbound Expansion
Forget the Alamo
Who Won the Mexican-American War?
Los Ninos Heroes
The Guadalupe Hidalgo Treaty
Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna Signs a Pact
Border Bylaws and Outlaws
Into the Cauldron: 1891-1957
Lummis in the Land of Poco Tiempo
Ladies and Gentlemen, the Unparalleled Three Caballeros
Our Good Neighbor Policy
The Business of Slaves
Oh Yes, the Spanish-American War
Jose Marti: Between the Pen and the Sword
Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders
Cuba Libre
Puerto Rico's Either/or
Lancheros to Key West (or is it Luncheros?)
Miguel Antonio Otero Rules
Viva Zapata!
Pistols and Wetbacks: The Reed-Johnsonact
Diego Loves Frida
Jose Vasconcelos' Bronze Race
Who is Afraid of the Brothers Magon?
Unions in New York Bernardo Vega
Jose de Diego Cries While Luis Munoz Marin Smiles
Herbert Eugene Bolton Reshapes History
Hispanophobia: The Movie
Puerto Rican Scholar Arthur A. Schomburg
William Carlos Williams
Pachucos in the Mist
The Sleepy Lagoon and Zoot Suit Riots
I Love Lucy, Don't You?
Upheaval: 1958-1977
Spicy Tacos
Julia De Burgos
I Once Met a Girl Named Maria
Here Comes Fidel Castro
The Appeal of El Che
Bay of Pigs and the Cuban Missile Crisis
Las Dos Cubas: Cubans into Exile
Bilingual Education Is Born
Jibaros in New York
El Movimiento
Reies Lopez Tijerina Makes a Point
The Students Revolt and Rejoice
The Crusade for Justice
Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzalez also Raises the Myth of Aztlan
La Raza Unida Make a Party
Cesar Chavez's Hunger
Young Lords
Triumphs and Tribulations of the Chicano Movement
Ritchie Valens Sings La Bamba
The Brown Buffalo: Oscar "Zeta" Acosta
The Sympathies of Pablo Neruda
Ruben Salazar, Saint and Martyr
The National Chicano Moratorium
In Search of a Mainstream: 1978-Manana
Does History Have a Meaning?
Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Thundering Voice
Tomas Rivera Devours the Earth
Welcome to Miami: The Mariel Boatlift
Central America on Fire!
The Affirmation of Richard Rodriguez
TV or NOTTV
Soccer Fever
Comprende Espanol? The English only Movement
The Tragic Fate of Las Mirabal
Viva El Graffiti!
Bilingual Nation
Epilogue
Meet the Author, Then Run!
Welcome to the Future, Senor!
Acknowledgments
Index

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