History of Latinos: Exploring Diverse Roots

Editor/Author Mitchell, Pablo R.
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Greenwood

Single-User Purchase Price: $58.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $87.00
ISBN: 978-0-31-339349-5
Category: History - World history
Image Count: 25
Book Status: Available
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This book explores the heritage and history of Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, Cubans, Dominicans, and Central and South Americans.Unlike similar history surveys on these communities, this book places the 500 years of Latino history into a single narrative.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Chronology of Key Dates in Latino History
  • 1. Latina/o Beginnings, 1500–1800
  • 2. Independence and Empire, 1800–1835
  • 3. Los Americanos, 1835–1848
  • 4. Separate Paths, 1848–1868
  • 5. Wars of Independence, 1868–1898
  • 6. Birth of a Latina/o Nation, 1898–1930
  • 7. Great Depression and World War II, 1930–1945
  • 8. Latina/os in Mid-Twentieth-Century America, 1945–1965
  • 9. New Worlds, New Homes, 1965–1986
  • 10. Latina/os in a New Century, 1986–Present
  • Bibliography