The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States: 4-Volume Set by Suzanne Oboler

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States: 4-Volume Set

EditorSuzanne Oboler, Deena J. Gonzalez

Hardcover | August 25, 2005

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A landmark scholarly work, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States offers comprehensive, reliable, and accessible information about the fastest growing minority population in the nation. With an unprecedented scope and cutting-edge scholarship, the Encyclopediadraws together the diverse historical and contemporary experiences in the United States of Latinos and Latinas from Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Central America, South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Over 900 A to Z articles ranging in length from 500 words to 7,500 words written by academics, scholars, writers, artists, and journalists, address such broad topics as identity, art, politics, religion, education, health, and history. Each entry has its own bibliography and cross-references andis signed by its author. Essential for scholarly and professional researchers as well as the classroom and library, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States will fill a void in the historical scholarship of an under-served population.

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Suzanne Oboler is Associate Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago and founding Editor of the international academic journal Latino Studies. Her publications include: Ethnic Labels, Latino Lives: Identity and the Politics of Representation in the United States (University of Minnesota P...
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Title:The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States: 4-Volume SetFormat:HardcoverDimensions:2344 pages, 9.29 × 11.61 × 7.2 inPublished:August 25, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780195156003

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"The most comprehensive encyclopedia on Latinos in the U.S. that has ever been compiled. There is no other encyclopedia that details the historical, economic, political, and sociological experiences of Latinos and Latinas in the U.S. Other dictionaries, anthologies or encyclopedias havefocused upon exclusive disciplines such as literature or history; however, I know of no other wide-ranging collection that crosses fields of study and includes all groups of U.S. Latinos. While educators, students and lay people will utilize the encyclopedia, policymakers and governmentadministrators will also refer to the four-volume collection when they want to reliable details on Puerto Ricans, Salvadorans, Cubans, Dominicans, or Chicanos, for example. An outstanding, timely collection. " -- Emma Perez, Associate Professor, Department of Ethnic Studies, University of Colorado,Boulder