eBook Latino History and Culture: An Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

  • David J. Leonard
  • Carmen Lugo-Lugo
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  • ISBN-10: 0765682648
  • ISBN-13: 9780765682642
  • DDC: 305.868073
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 712 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

Latinos constitute the fastest-growing population in the United States today. Latino History and Culture covers the varied national and ethnic groups that make up the Latino population. It explores issues such as labor, legal and illegal immigration, traditional and immigrant culture, health, education, political activism, art, literature, and family, as well as historical events and developments. A-Z entries cover eras, individuals, organizations and institutions, critical events in U.S. history and the impact of the Latino population, communities and ethnic groups, and key cities and regions.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
A–Z Entries.
1: Acculturation and Assimilation.
2: Acosta, Oscar (1935–?).
3: Acuña, Rodolfo (1932–).
4: Afro-Latinos.
5: Afro-Mexicans.
6: AIDS/HIV.
7: Alamo, Battle of the.
8: Albizu Campos, Pedro (1891–1965).
9: Algarín, Miguel (1941–).
10: Alvarez, Julia (1950–).
11: American GI Forum.
12: Anaya, Rudolfo Alfonso (1937–).
13: Anzaldúa, Gloria (1942–2004).
14: Arenas, Reinaldo (1943–1990).
15: Argentines.
16: ASPIRA.
17: Aztlán.
18: Baca, Judith F. (1946–).
19: Balseros.
20: Baseball.
21: Basketball.
22: Bay of Pigs Invasion.
23: Bear Flag Revolt.
24: Bilingualism.
25: Blair House Attack.
26: Blowouts.
27: Bolivians.
28: Boricua.
29: Boxing.
30: Bracero Program.
31: Brazilians.
32: Brothers to the Rescue.
33: Brown Berets.
34: Carnalismo.
35: Castellanos, Rosario (1925–1974).
36: Castillo, Ana (1953–).
37: Castro, Fidel (1926–).
38: Central American Resource Center.
39: Chávez, César (1927–1993).
40: Chávez Ravine.
41: Chicago.
42: Chicanisma.
43: Chicanismo.
44: Chicano/a.
45: Chicano Art.
46: Chicano Movement.
47: Chicano Studies.
48: Chileans.
49: Cholos.
50: Cinco de Mayo.
51: Circular Migration.
52: Cisneros, Henry (1947–).
53: Cisneros, Sandra (1954–).
54: Clemente, Roberto (1934–1972).
55: Cofer, Judith Ortiz (1952–).
56: Colombians.
57: Communist Party.
58: Community Service Organization.
59: Congressional Hispanic Caucus.
60: Conquest of the Americas.
61: Consumerism.
62: Corona, Bert (1918–2001).
63: Corridos.
64: Costa Ricans.
65: Coyotes.
66: Cruz, Celia (1925–2003).
67: Crystal City, Texas.
68: Cuban Adjustment Acts (1966, 1996).
69: Cuban American National Foundation.
70: Cuban Refugee Center.
71: Cuban Refugee Program.
72: Cubans.
73: Culture Clash.
74: De la Hoya, Oscar (1973–).
75: Del Rio Independent School District v. Salvatierra (1930).
76: Día de la Raza.
77: Día de los Muertos.
78: Dominican Day Parade.
79: Dominicans.
80: East L.A. Thirteen.
81: East Los Angeles.
82: Ecuadorians.
83: Education.
84: Escalante, Jaime (1930–2010).
85: Estefan, Gloria (1957–).
86: Family and Community.
87: Farah Strike.
88: Farmingville, New York.
89: Feminism.
90: Ferrer, José (1912–1992).
91: Film.
92: Flores Magón, Ricardo (1874–1922).
93: Foods and Beverages.
94: Foraker Act (1900).
95: Foreign Miners' Tax (1850).
96: Fuerzas Armadas de Liberación Nacional (FALN).
97: Galarza, Ernesto (1905–1984).
98: Gamio, Manuel (1883–1960).
99: Gangs.
100: Garcia, Cristina (1958–).
101: García, Héctor P. (1914–1996).
102: Gay and Lesbian Organizations.
103: Gonzales, Rodolfo “Corky” (1928–2005).
104: González, Elián (1993–).
105: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa (1916–2000).
106: Gonzalez, Jose-Luis (1940–).
107: Graffiti.
108: Grape Strikes and Boycotts.
109: “Greaser Act” (1855).
110: Gringo.
111: Grito, El.
112: Guagua Aérea.
113: Guatemalans.
114: Guevara, Ernesto “Che” (1928–1967).
115: Gutiérrez, José Angel (1944–).
116: Health and Health Care.
117: Hijuelos, Oscar (1951–).
118: Hip-Hop.
119: Hispanic Heritage Month.
120: History: 1492–1900.
121: History: 1900–1965.
122: History: 1965–Present.
123: Hondurans.
124: Housing and Living Conditions.
125: Huerta, Dolores (1930–).
126: Identity and Labels.
127: Illegal Immigration.
128: Immigration Act of 1924.
129: Immigration Act of 1990.
130: Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965.
131: Immigration Enforcement.
132: Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
133: Indigenismo.
134: Internal Colony.
135: Jones Act (1917).
136: Justice for Janitors.
137: Kahlo, Frida (1907–1954).
138: Kennedy, Robert F. (1925–1968).
139: King, Martin Luther, Jr. (1929–1968).
140: La Raza.
141: La Raza Unida Party.
142: Latinidad/Latinaje.
143: Latinization.
144: Latino/a.
145: Latino Studies.
146: League of United Latin American Citizens.
147: Lemon Grove Incident.
148: Lesbianas Unidas.
149: Levins Morales, Aurora (1954–).
150: LLEGÓ.
151: Lopez, Jennifer (1970–).
152: Los Angeles.
153: Lowriders.
154: Macheteros, Los.
155: Machismo.
156: Malinche, La (ca. 1500–ca. 1529).
157: Manifest Destiny.
158: Marianismo.
159: Mariel Boatlift.
160: Marielitos.
161: McCarran-Walter Act (1952).
162: Medrano v. Allee (1972).
163: Mendez v. Westminster School District (1946).
164: Mestizo/a.
165: Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund.
166: Mexican-American Movement.
167: Mexican American Political Association.
168: Mexican American Student Association.
169: Mexican American Women's National Association.
170: Mexican American Youth Organization.
171: Mexican-American War.
172: Mexicans.
173: Miami.
174: Migrant Workers.
175: Military, Latinos in the.
176: Miscegenation.
177: Moraga, Cherríe (1952–).
178: Morales, Iris (?–).
179: Moreno, Rita (1931–).
180: Mothers of East L.A.
181: Movimiento Estudiantíl Chicano de Aztlán.
182: Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social.
183: Mulataje.
184: Mulatto/a.
185: Muñoz Marín, Luis (1898–1980).
186: Muñoz Rivera, Luis (1859–1916).
187: Mural Art.
188: Murrieta, Joaquín (ca. 1829–1853).
189: Museo Del Barrio, El.
190: Music.
191: Narváez, Pánfilo (ca. 1470–1528).
192: National Agricultural Workers Union.
193: National Association of Cuban-American Women.
194: National Chicano Moratorium.
195: National Conference of Puerto Rican Women.