Encyclopedia of Latino Culture: From Calaveras to Quinceañeras

Editor/Author Tatum, Charles M.
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Greenwood

Single-User Purchase Price: $294.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $441.00
ISBN: 978-1-44-080098-6
Category: Social Sciences
Image Count: 93
Book Status: Available
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This three-volume encyclopedia describes and explains the variety and commonalities in Latina/o culture, providing comprehensive coverage of a variety of Latina/o cultural forms-popular culture, folk culture, rites of passages, and many other forms of shared expression.

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Table of Contents

  • VOLUME ONE
  • Preface
  • PART I LATINO CULTURE: BACKGROUND AND HISTORY
  • CHRONOLOGY
  • IDENTITIES, LABELS, AND TERMS
  • HISTORICAL OVERVIEW OF U.S. LATINOS
  • Documents
  • THE MONROE DOCTRINE, 1823
  • TREATY OF GUADALUPE HIDALGO, 1848
  • THE JONES-SHAFROTH ACT
  • EL PLAN ESPIRITUAL DE AZTLÁN (THE SPIRITUAL PLAN OF AZTLÁN), 1969
  • EL PLAN DE SANTA BARBARA, 1969
  • THE GEOGRAPHICAL EXPERIENCEOF LATINOS IN THE UNITED STATES
  • PART II CULTURAL FORMS
  • ART
  • Art Overview
  • Afrolatinidad in the Visual Arts
  • CARA Traveling Exhibit
  • Chicano Art Collectives
  • Chicano Art Exhibitions Overview
  • Chicano Muralism
  • Colchas (Quilts, Quilting)
  • Crafts and Decorative Arts
  • Cuban American Art
  • Graffiti
  • Homies
  • Lowrider Art
  • New Mexico Santeros
  • Origins of Mexican American Art
  • Piñatas and Other Paper Arts
  • Pinto Art
  • Puerto Rican Art
  • Retablos
  • Secular Art Overview
  • Tin Work
  • CELEBRATIONS, HOLIDAYS, AND FESTIVALS
  • Holidays and Fiestas Overview
  • César Chávez Day
  • Christmas Season Celebrations
  • Cinco de Mayo
  • El Día de los Muertos
  • El Dieciséis de Septiembre
  • The Feast of Los Reyes Magos
  • Puerto Rican Day Parade
  • La Quinceañera and La Cincuentañera
  • Wedding Rituals
  • FAMILY, COMMUNITY, AND CULTURE
  • Family Overview
  • Aztlán
  • Barrios
  • Bilingualism in the United States
  • Caló: A Chicano Speech Style
  • Casitas
  • El Centro de la Raza (Seattle)
  • Cholos and Cholas
  • Comadre/Compadre
  • Descansos
  • Fashion and Clothing
  • Funerary Practices
  • Latino Gangs
  • Graveyards
  • Latina Feminisms
  • Lowriders
  • Pachucas and Pachucos
  • Rebozo
  • Spanglish
  • Tandas and Cundinas
  • Vaquero
  • Yerbero
  • VOLUME TWO
  • FOOD AND COOKING
  • Food and Cookery Overview
  • Birria
  • Brazilian Food and Cooking
  • Burritos
  • Caribbean Food and Cooking
  • Carne Asada
  • Central American and South American Food and Cooking
  • Chalupas
  • Chiles (Peppers)
  • Cuban Food and Cooking
  • Empanadas
  • Enchiladas
  • Frijoles
  • Guacamole
  • Maíz
  • Menudo
  • Mexican Food and Cooking
  • Mole
  • Pozole
  • Salsa
  • Tacos
  • Tamales
  • Tequila
  • Tortilla
  • LITERATURE
  • Literature Overview
  • Afro-Latino Authors
  • Autobiography Overview
  • Chicano Literature Overview
  • Children's and Young Adults’ Literature
  • Cuban American Literature
  • Dominican American Literature
  • Gay and Lesbian Literature
  • Indigenous Origins of U.S. Latino Culture
  • Latino Mystery Fiction
  • Narrative
  • Oral Tradition
  • Poetry Overview
  • Puerto Rican Literature
  • MEDIA, FILM, TELEVISION, AND SPORTS
  • Film and Television Overview
  • Media and Cultural Centers Overview
  • Sports Overview
  • Baseball
  • Boxing
  • Brazilian Media: Newspapers, Magazines, and Television
  • Charreadas
  • The Chicano-Latino Image in Film
  • Chicano-Latino Filmmaking
  • Cockfighting
  • Cultural Centers
  • English-Language Television Overview
  • Latino Libraries and Archival Collections
  • Latino USA
  • Museums
  • Nuyorican Film
  • Latino Photography
  • Soccer/Fútbol
  • Social Media
  • Spanish-Language Newspapers
  • Spanish-Language Radio
  • Spanish-Language Television
  • Zorro, Legend of
  • VOLUME THREE
  • MUSIC AND DANCE
  • Music and Dance Overview
  • Banda
  • Bomba
  • Brazilian Popular Music
  • Caribbean-Origin Music
  • Chicano Music Recordings in New Mexico
  • Chicano Protest Music
  • The Chicano Recording Industry and Studios in the Southwest Borderlands
  • Chicano Rhythm and Blues
  • Chicano Soul
  • Conjunto
  • Corridos
  • Dances of Spanish-Speaking Central and South America
  • Folk Instruments
  • Lalo Guerrero
  • Los Lobos
  • Mambo
  • Mariachi Music and Culture
  • Matachines (Folk Performance)
  • Merengue
  • Mexican-Origin Dances
  • Narcocorridos
  • Quebradita
  • Plena
  • Rap Music and Hip-Hop Culture
  • Rock en Español
  • Salsa Music
  • Santana
  • Son Cubano
  • Spanish Caribbean Music
  • Tejano Music
  • Ritchie Valens
  • RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY, AND BELIEFS
  • Religious Practices Overview
  • Alabanzas
  • Altares
  • Bautizo (Baptism): Rites, Padrinos, and Celebrations
  • Brujería
  • Calaveras (Skulls)
  • Chimayó
  • El Chupacabras
  • Conjuro/Hechizo (Magic Spell)
  • Cuaresma (Lent)
  • Cucuy (Cucui, Cuco, Coca, Kukui, Kookoóee, El Coco, El Cuco)
  • Curanderismo (Folk Healing)
  • Faiths Other Than Catholicism Practiced by U.S Latinos
  • Folk Religion
  • Herbalism
  • Holy Communion
  • Holy Week Practices
  • Los Hermanos Penitentes (The Penitent Brothers)
  • Latino Myths
  • La Llorona
  • Mandas and Juramentos (Promises and Vows)
  • Milagros
  • Other Myths
  • Religious Celebrations Overview
  • Religious Folk Art
  • Saint's Day (Día de Santo)
  • Santería
  • Susto
  • La Virgen de Guadalupe
  • La Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre
  • THEATER AND PERFORMANCE
  • Theater Overview
  • Comedy Groups and Troupes
  • Culture Clash
  • Early Theater in Tampa
  • Latina Theater
  • Latino Comics
  • Latino Youth Theater
  • Regional Teatros
  • Stand-Up Comedy
  • El Teatro Campesino
  • Theater in Texas
  • About the Editor
  • Contributors and Affiliations