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Latinos and Health Policy

Amy Cabrera Rasmussen

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

Latinos and Health PolicyIntroductionLatinos make up a large and growing segment of the US population, while also having lower rates of health insuran...

Latinx Basketball

Bernardo Ramirez Rios

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2021-09-22

Latinx BasketballIntroductionResearch on Latinx athletes and their communities is a significant contribution to sports studies. Recent studies on spor...

Los Hernandez Bros

Nhora Lucía Serrano

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Los Hernandez Bros Introduction Near the end of the 1970s, American counterculture’s hippie ethos was dimming in favor of the more distinctive...

Lowriders

Ben Chappell

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Lowriders Introduction Lowrider car style is a popular genre of automotive customization. More than the literal lowering of a car, the term lo...

Machismo

Juan David Coronado

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Machismo Introduction Machismo, the Spanish term for masculinity, has become a pervasive term in the conversation of gender studies in the Uni...

Mambo

Gustavo Pérez-Firmat

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

MamboIntroductionRooted in Afro-Cuban music, the mambo was a music and dance phenomenon that swept the world in the 1950s. Its origins go back several...

Martí, José

Alfred J. López

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

José Martí Introduction José Julian Martí y Pérez (b. 1853–d. 1895) was the founding hero of Cuban independence and stands among the half doze...

Memoirs

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...

Miami

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...

Museums

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...

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