Library of Hispanic America

Author: Nicols̀ Kanellos
ISBN: 0787615498
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Hispanic Americans

V. 1. A historical overview. Spanish explorers and colonizers. Significant documents. Historic landmarks. The family. Relations with Spain and Spanish America. Population growth and distribution. Language -- v. 2. Law and politics. Education. Business. Labor and employment. Women. Religion. Organizations. Scholarship. Literature. Art -- v. 3. Theater. Film. Music. Media. Science. Sports. Prominent Hispanics.

The Hispanic American Almanac

Author: Nicolás Kanellos
ISBN: 0810385953
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Hispanic Americans

Describing all major aspects of the culture and civilization of Hispanic Americans living in the United States, this book covers topics such as: Spanish explorers and colonizers; significant documents; historic landmarks; labour and employment; women; religion; literature; art; prominent Hispanics; military; business; and race.

Atlas of Hispanic American History

Author: George Ochoa
Publisher: Facts on File
ISBN: 081607092X
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Text, maps, and illustrations describe Iberian, Native American, and African civilizations and their impact on each other, and trace the development of Hispanic American cultures and their relationships with the United States. Simultaneous.

Handbook of Latin American Studies

ISBN: UCSD:31822015984354
Release Date: 1974
Genre: Latin America

Contains scholarly evaluations of books and book chapters as well as conference papers and articles published worldwide in the field of Latin American studies. Covers social sciences and the humanities in alternate years.

UXL Hispanic American Reference Library

Author: Sonia G. Benson
Publisher: Uxl
ISBN: 0787666025
Release Date: 2002-10-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

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 1492 to the present. The set concludes with "U X L Hispanic American Voices," a collection of more than 20 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.

Latin American Folktales

Author: John Bierhorst
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 0307426580
Release Date: 2007-12-18
Genre: Fiction

Over one hundred stories showcasing the wisdom and artistry of one the world’s richest folktale traditions—the first panoramic anthology of Hispano-American folk narratives in any language. Gathered from twenty countries and combining the lore of medieval Europe, the ancient Near East, and pre-Columbian America, the stories brought together here represent a core collection of classic Latin American folktales. Among the essential characters are the quiet man's wife who knew the Devil's secrets, the three daughters who robbed their father's grave, and the wife in disguise who married her own husband—not to mention the Bear's son, the tricksters Fox and Monkey, the two compadres, and the classic rogue Pedro de Urdemalas. Featuring black-and-white illustrations throughout, this Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library edition is unprecedented in size and scope, including riddles, folk prayers, and fables never before translated into English.