The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States

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A landmark scholarly work, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States offers comprehensive, reliable, and accessible information about the fastest growing minority population in the nation. With an unprecedented scope and cutting-edge scholarship, the Encyclopedia draws together the diverse historical and contemporary experiences in the United States of Latinos and Latinas from Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Central America, South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Over 900 A to Z articles ranging in length from 500 words to 7,500 words written by academics, scholars, writers, artists, and journalists, address such broad topics as identity, art, politics, religion, education, health, and history. Each entry has its own bibliography and cross-references and is signed by its author. Essential for scholarly and professional researchers as well as the classroom and library, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States will fill a void in the historical scholarship of an under-served population. This title is available in print and as an e-reference text from Oxford's Digital Reference Shelf.show more

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  • Hardback | 2344 pages
  • 233.68 x 294.64 x 167.64mm | 6,327.58g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195156005
  • 9780195156003

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About Professor Suzanne Oboler

Suzanne Oboler is Associate Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago and founding Editor of the international academic journal Latino Studies. Her publications include: Ethnic Labels, Latino Lives: Identity and the Politics of Representation in the United States (University of Minnesota Press, 1995); Neither Enemies nor Friends: Latinos, Blacks, Afro-Latinos (co-edited with Anani Dzidzienyo, Palgrave Press, 2005), and and Latinos and Citizenship: The Dilemma of Belonging (Palgrave Press, 2006). Deena J. Gonzalezz is Professor at the Department of Chicano/a Studies and Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs at Loyola Marymount University. The first Chicana to receive a Ph.D. from Berkeleyas history department, she is the author of Refusing the Favor: The Spanish-Mexican Women of Santa Fe, 1820-1880 (OUP, 1999).show more

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