The Hispanic-American Almanac: A Reference Work on Hispanics in the United States

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Gale Research, 1993 - History - 780 pages
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"The editors have taken a series of complex issues and presented them in a readable, interesting book that students might actually read!"

New Edition This updated source describes all major aspects of the culture and civilization of Hispanic Americans living in the United States. Chapters cover such topics as:
-- Spanish explorers and colonizers
-- Significant documents
-- Historic landmarks
-- Labor and employment
-- Women
-- Religion
-- Literature
-- Art
-- Military
-- Business
-- Race
-- Prominent Hispanics
-- And more

The format of each chapter varies, based on the subject being discussed. Overall, the text is narrative, augmented by approximately 450 photographs, maps and charts. A bibliography has been included at the end of each chapter to facilitate further research. Features of the Almanac include a glossary and a keyword index.

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Described as a "one-stop source" for information on what is now the largest racial minority group in the United States, this illustrated almanac contains 24 chapters with thematic essays on Hispanic ... Read full review

The Hispanic-American almanac: a reference work on Hispanics in the United States

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Well documented by an impressive list of contributors and advisers, The Hispanic-American Almanac is a vital new reference tool. Beginning with an overview of the history of Hispanics from the Spanish ... Read full review

Contents

The Indigenous Mexican Population
7
Anglo Encroachment into the Mexican
18
Africa and the Making of Society
26
Copyright

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