Everything you need to know about Latino history

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Plume, Oct 25, 1994 - Social Science - 334 pages
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Latinos represent the fastest growing ethnic minority in the United States and have an enormous influence on all areas of American life - from the arts to sciences, from sports to politics, food to fashion. Now, in this completely updated edition of Everything You Need to Know About Latino History, you'll gain a new perspective on one of the richest and most multifaceted cultures in the world. With greatly expanded sections devoted to Dominicans and Central and South Americans, as well as new material reflecting the most recent political and social developments, this fascinating, accessible reference brings you up to date on a vibrant, economically powerful ethnic group.

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Review: Everything You Need to Know About Latino History: 2008 Edition

User Review  - Mikki Ibarra - Goodreads

I actually loved this book. Okay, granted, like some other reviews it was poorly organized, however, it was still informative, fun, and in respectful disagreement with some reviewers that said that ... Read full review

Review: Everything You Need to Know About Latino History: 2003 Edition

User Review  - Richie Miranda - Goodreads

Good read, it has a lot of information concerning the breakdown of the different Latino cultures known throughout the world. It gives a good understanding of the different influences within these cultures. Read full review


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About the author (1994)

HIMILCE NOVAS is the author of six books and has written for the "New York Times," the "Christian Science Monitor, Connoisseur," and "Cuisine," She hosts a popular Santa Barbara radio show and has taught at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She lectures widely on Latino history and culture.

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