UXL Hispanic American Reference Library, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0787666025
  • ISBN-13: 9780787666026
  • Shipping Weight: 7.25 lbs ( 3.29 kgs)
  • Print | Hardcover
  • © 2003 | Published

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Overview

This completely updated second edition of the U ·X ·L Hispanic American Reference Library provides detailed and comprehensive information on Hispanic-American history and culture. U ·X ·L Hispanic American Almanac explores the culture in subject chapters covering such topics as immigration, family, religion, education, literature and others. U ·X ·L Hispanic American Biography profiles 100 Hispanic Americans, both living and deceased, prominent in fields ranging from civil rights to athletics. The volume features eight new profiles as well as updated entries from the first edition. Arranged chronologically, U ·X ·L Hispanic American Chronology details significant events in Hispanic American history from 25,000 BC to the present. The set concludes with U ·X ·L Hispanic American Voices, a collection of 21 primary source documents, five new to this edition, by notable Hispanic Americans, including full text or excerpted speeches, sermons, orations, poems or other significant works. Each volume contains more than 100 photographs, sidebar boxes and a subject index.

Reviews

"Much of the material available in this book cannot be easily found elsewhere. Recommended." -- Book Report (October 1997)

— Book Report

"Provides a much-needed point of access for middle-school students and their teachers -- and older reluctant readers or those with limited English proficiency -- to Hispanic American history and culture." -- Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin (04/15/95)

— Booklist

"Chapters give a broad overview in simple terms and touch on current issues. Because this work brings together a wide variety of related information, it serves as a general survey of the Hispanic American community." -- School Library Journal (May 1995)

— School Library Journal

"Chapters give a broad overview in simple terms and touch on current issues. Because this work brings together a wide variety of related information, it serves as a general survey of the Hispanic American community." -- School Library Journal (May 1995)

— School Library Journal