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Main Title Harvest of empire : a history of Latinos in America /
Author González, Juan,
Publisher Penguin Books,
Year Published 2011
OCLC Number 681497393
ISBN 9780143119289; 0143119281
Subjects Hispanic Americans--History. ; Immigrants--United States--History. ; United States--Emigration and immigration--History. ; Latin America--Emigration and immigration--History. ; United States--Relations--Latin America. ; Latin America--Relations--United States. ; United States--Territorial expansion--History. ; United States--Ethnic relations. ; United States--Immigration and emigration--History. ; Latin America--Immigration and emigration--History. ; Einwanderung.--(DE-588)4013960-8 ; Kultursoziologie.--(DE-588)4133431-0 ; Sozioèokonomischer Wandel.--(DE-588)4318539-3 ; Hispanos.--(DE-588)4240086-7 ; USA.--(DE-588)4078704-7
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJAM  E184.S75G655 2011 Hispanic Collection Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 09/29/2014
Edition Rev. ed.
Collation xxiv, 392 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-368) and index.
Contents Notes
pt. 1. Roots (Las raâices). Conquerors and victims : the image of America forms (1500-1800) -- The Spanish borderlands and the making of an empire (1810-1898) -- Banana republics and bonds : taming the empire's backyard (1898-1950) -- pt. 2. Branches (Las ramas). Puerto Ricans : citizens yet foreigners -- Mexicans : pioneers of a different type -- Cubans : special refugees -- Dominicans : from the Duarte to the George Washington Bridge -- Central Americans : intervention comes home to roost -- Colombians and Panamanians : overcoming division and disdain -- pt. 3. Harvest (La cosecha). The return of Juan Seguâin : Latinos and the remaking of American politics -- Immigrants old and new : closing borders of the mind -- Speak Spanish, you're in America! : El Huracâan over language and culture -- Free trade : the final conquest of Latin America -- Puerto Rico, U.S.A. : possessed and unwanted. Presents a history of Latinos in America, from the first colonies in the New World through today, and offers portraits of distinguished Americans of Hispanic descent that have played a key role in the evolving face of American life.