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Latino American History, Life & Values

(see also Mexican American, Guatemalan American, Cuban American, Dominican American Colombian American & Puerto Rican American History, Life & Values)

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On the Web: Articles

Hispanic Threads in America.

Hispanic  America  USA.

Latino American History: A Guide to Resources & Research on the Web.

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Latino Americans

In the Library: Articles

Guinier, Lani & Gerald Torres. "The miner's canary," Nation (2/18/02):20-22.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Acosta-Belén, Edna & Barbara R. Sjostrom (eds.) The Hispanic Experience in the US: Contemporary Issues & Perspectives (NY: Praeger, 1988).

__________ with Elia Hidalgo Christensen. The Puerto Rican Woman: Perspectives on Culture, History & Society (2nd ed.; NY: Praeger, 1986).

Allende, Isabel. My Invented Country (NY: Harper, 2003).

Chávez-Silverman, Susana & Librada Hernández (eds.) Reading & Writing the Ambiente: Queer Sexualities in Latino, Latin American & Spanish Culture (Madison: U. Wisconsin, 2000).

Davis, Mike. Magical Urbanism: Latinos Reinvent the US City (NY: Verso, 2000).

De Ferrari, Gabriella. Gringa Latina: Woman of Two Worlds (NY: Houghton Mifflin, 1995).

Garza, Hedda. Latinas: Hispanic Women in the US (Albuquerque: U. New Mexico, 199?).

Hardy-Fanta, Carol. Latina Politics, Latino Politics: Gender, Culture & Political Participation in Boston (Philadelphia: Temple U., 1993).

Haslip-Vieira, Gabriel & Sherrie L. Baver (eds.) Latinos in New York: Communities in Transition (Notre Dame IN: U. Notre Dame, 199?).

Latina Feminist Group. Telling to Live: Latina Feminist Testimonios (Durham NC: Duke, 2001).

Oboler, Suzanne & Deena J. González (eds.) The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos & Latinas in the US (NY: Oxford, 2005).

Sandoval-Sánchez, Alberto. José Can You See? Latinos On & Off Broadway (Madison: U. Wisconsin, 1999).

Stavans, Ilan. Latino USA: A Cartoon History (NY: Basic, 2000).

__________. Spanglish: The Making of a New American Language (NY: Rayo, 2003).

Suro, Roberto. Strangers Among Us. How Latino Immigration is Transforming America (N.Y: Knopf, 1998).

In the Library: Fiction

Ortiz Cofer, Judith (ed.) Riding Low on the Streets of Gold (Houston: Arte Público, 2003).

Stavans, Ilan (ed.) Wáchale: Poetry & Prose about Growing Up Latino in America (Chicago: Cricket, 2001).

Valdés-Rodríguez, Alisa. The Dirty Girls' Social Club (NY: St. Martin's, 2003).

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

Durán, Roberto; Judith Ortiz Cofer & Gustavo Pérez Firmat. Triple Crown: Chicano, Puerto Rican & Cuban-American Poetry (Tempe AZ: Bilingual, 1987).

Stavans, Ilan (ed.) Wáchale: Poetry & Prose about Growing Up Latino in America (Chicago: Cricket, 2001).

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio:

Film & Video:

"Nuestra Comunidad: Latinos in North Carolina" [2001], dir. Penny Simpson & Joanne Hershfield, 59m. From Latin American Video Archives.

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