Everything You Need to Know About Latino History

Everything You Need to Know About Latino History

2008 Edition

Format
Paperback
Price
$17.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780452288898
  • 432 Pages
  • Plume
  • Adult

Overview

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

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 announced 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 percent 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.
Everything You Need to Know About Latino History

Everything You Need to Know About Latino History

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