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Isabel Alvarez Borland

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

MemoirsIntroductionThe genre of the memoir is nearly as old as writing and dates back to at least the 5th-century “Confessions” of St. Augustine, alth...

Merengue and Bachata

Gustavo Pérez-Firmat

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Merengue and BachataIntroductionOriginating in the Dominican Republic, the merengue is a music and dance reflective of cultural identity of the countr...

Mexican-American and Latino Religions

Gastón Espinosa

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Mexican American and Latino Religions Introduction This bibliography traces the origins and historical development of Mexican American and L...


Dario Moreno

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Miami Introduction Miami is an important US city on the Atlantic coast, in the southeast region of the country. The city of Miami proper is on...

Migrant Workers

Kathleen Mapes

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Migrant Workers Introduction By the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Mexican and Mexican American migrant workers played an increasingly im...


Verónica E. Betancourt, Frederick Luis Aldama

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Museums Introduction Though Latinos have a long history of actively shaping cultural phenomena in the United States, their presence within mus...

New Jersey

Yolanda Prieto

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

New JerseyIntroductionLatinos have been in New Jersey since the 1850s, but it was not until the 1950s and 1960s that the number of Hispanics rose sign...

New Mexico

Michael L. Trujillo

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

New Mexico Introduction Since New Mexico’s incorporation into the United States following the Mexican-American War, New Mexico’s percentage of...

Newspapers, Spanish-Language

José Luis Benavides

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Spanish-Language NewspapersIntroductionPart native, part immigrant, and part exile, the Spanish-language press has had a long history in the United St...

Nineteenth-Century Literature

Carmen E. Lamas

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Nineteenth-Century LiteratureIntroductionResearch on 19th-century Latina/o literature offers readers a burgeoning and flourishing field of study. Neve...

Non-Latino Authors Writing on Latino Topics

Steven G. Kellman

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Non-Latino Authors Writing on Latino Topics Introduction Just as Latinos (people of Latin American or Iberian descent) have become the largest...

Nuyorican Poets Café

Miranda Martinez

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Nuyorican Poets CafeIntroductionThe Nuyorican Poets Cafe is a nonprofit spoken-word and performance venue in Manhattan’s East Village. The Nuyorican w...

Our Lady of Guadalupe

Socorro Castañeda-Liles

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Our Lady of Guadalupe Introduction According to Mexican tradition, on 12 December 1531, an event took place that marked the beginning of a mes...


Marion Rohrleitner

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Pan-Latinidad Introduction “Pan-latinidad” is a complex term whose meaning changes, depending on historical, geopolitical, and ideological con...

Paredes, Américo

Ilan Stavans, Derek Xavier García

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Américo ParedesIntroductionAmérico Paredes (b. 1915–d. 1999) was considered to be one of the foremost Mexican-American scholars of the 20th century. H...


Colin Gunckel

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

PhotographyIntroductionThis bibliography reflects the multifaceted relationship between Latina/os and various photographic traditions. As individuals ...

Political Representation, Coalitions, and Gender

Jason P. Casellas, Kenicia Wright

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Political Representation, Coalitions, and GenderIntroductionThe study of Latino politics began with comparisons to racial and ethnic politics, first i...

Politics and the Media, Latino

Federico Subervi, Xavier Medina

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Latino Politics and the Media Introduction Although the study of Latino politics has become more popular in the last decade there are still to...

Popular Culture

William A. Nericcio

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Popular Culture Introduction It would not take a huge stretch of the imagination to embrace the fact that Latino studies is popular culture or...


Miguel Díaz-Barriga, Havidán Rodríguez

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Poverty Introduction Latino/a poverty is once again a major topic of discussion in the national media and among policymakers. Research by the ...

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