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The popular primer to Latino life and culture—updated for 2008

 

Everything You Need to Know About Latino History

2008 Edition

                          

By Himilce Novas

       

Latinos represent the fastest-growing ethnic population in the United States. In an accessible and entertaining question-and-answer format, this completely revised 2008 edition provides the most current perspective on Latino history in the making, including:

 

New Mexico governor Bill Richardson’s candidacy for the 2008 presidential election

Ugly Betty—the hit ABC TV show based on the Latino telenovela phenomenon

• The number of Latino players in Major League baseball surpassing the 25 % mark

• Immigration legislation and the battle over the Mexican border

• The state of Castro’s health and what it means for Cuba

 

More than ever, this concise yet comprehensive reference guide is the ideal introduction to the vast and varied history and culture of this multifaceted ethnic group.

 

Praise for Everything You Need to Know About Latino History:

 

“[An] informative and entertaining volume, written in a conversational, colloquial style.” —Library Journal

 

“In a snappy, rapid-fire manner, [Novas] provides loads of useful and frequently surprising information.”—Booklist

 

[A] nifty…blend of history and pop culture.” —Kirkus Reviews

 

 

978-0-452-28889-8

U.S. $15.00 / $18.50 CAN.

On Sale: 11/27/07

 

Latino Studies

5 5/16″ x 8″ / 384 pages

Rights: E00

Pub History: Previous Edition, 978-0-452-28432-6

 

 

 

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