Hispanics in the United States
History, Hispanic Heritage,
Literature, The Arts, Reference, Politics, Economics
All prices are subject
to change. The prices listed here are for reference only and were the
publisher's suggested retail price at the time we posted this catalogue.
Usually, LEA Book Distributors will charge the publisher's suggested US retail
price or at times the publisher's price for foreign customers. Check with us for
latest price changes.
Just send an e-mail with your
list, full address, and credit card data. Institutions: Send P.O. firstname.lastname@example.org
in the US: Reference
Hispánico - Hispanic Yearbook. See
EXPERIENCE ON FILE™, CD-ROM
Reading Level: Gr 6 and up
Library Price: $149.95
Single User Version (call 1-800-322-8755 for network
Platforms Supported: Windows 95/98/2000/NT; MAC OS 8.1 or higher
Every electronic On File™ includes the following features:
• Everything librarians, teachers, and students need in one place. Here is the
complete contents of an On File™ binder--maps, charts, illustrations,
timelines, examples, experiments, and/or descriptions--in an easy-to-read,
easy-to-print, copyright free format. You can view all of the pages here with
the free version of Adobe Acrobat Reader.
• A complete index, searchable by initial cap or key word.
• The ability to print out multiple copies of a page at the touch of a button.
• Complete source information.
• Cut and Paste capabilities for electronic note-taking.
• Toll-free customer support.
• Latin American and Caribbean Background: Political maps and social timelines
of present-day Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean, Spain, and
• Overview of Latino Immigration: Male vs. female immigration figures; the
total number of Hispanic immigrants compared to the number of other immigrants
through time; and the happenings surrounding the Pueblo revolts
• North America Up to the Mexican War: Columbus' rule in Hispañola; the
Triangle Trade route; St. Augustine; the Franciscan and Jesuit missions; and the
Texas independence movement
• 1846-1897: The Mexican War and its aftermath; the 1883 strike by
Mexican-American cowboys against Texas cattle companies; the surge in Mexican
immigration; and the 1898 U.S. invasion of Puerto Rico
• 1898-1945: The rapid expansion of Hispanic immigration; the 1917 Jones Act
grants U.S. citizenship to Puerto Ricans; the arrival of Bahamians in Miami
between 1900 and 1920; the U.S. Border Patrol in 1924; and repatriation to
Mexico in the 1930s
• 1946-1965: The question of Puerto Rican statehood; Cesar Chavez founds the
National Farm Workers Union; Cuban political refugees following Castro takeover;
and the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965
• 1966-Present Day: The Mariel boatlift in 1980 from Cuba, and Cuban and
Haitian refugees in the 1990s; the changing racial make-up of Little Havana
following the rise of Afro-Cubans in the 1980s; and the Immigration Act of 1986
• Cultural Contributions Section: English words with Spanish or Caribbean
roots; calendar of Hispanic and African-Caribbean festivities and holidays that
are celebrated in the U.S.; and prominent Latino-American individuals.
Companion to Hispanic Studies
Edited by CATHERINE DAVIES, University of Manchester
What is "Hispanic Studies"?
This companion gives a concise and accessible overview of the discipline as
taught today and suggests new directions for future developments. "Hispanic
Studies" is broadly concerned with the languages and cultures of the vast
"Hispanic" world, extending
chronologically from Roman Hispania to today, and geographically from California
in the North to Patagonia in the South, and from Majorca in the East to the
Andes in the West. This essential book provides all the necessary introductory
information on the subject and will be especially useful for students who have
already started courses in Spanish / Hispanic
Studies, or who are considering doing so in the future. Written by a team of
leading scholars each with established teaching experience this collection of
short essays explores topics as diverse as the history of the Spanish language,
Islamic Andalusia, race and class in the Spanish Golden Age, Catalan
nationalism, the Madrid "movida," Latin America cinema, tango in
Argentina, Evita Perón, "testimonio" and the cultural significance of
the US-Mexican border.
$65.00; Published: 2002; 224 pp.; cloth: 0-340-76297-7; $18.95 (01)
E. Stanton , Edward
Book Code: GR1464
272 pages, photos
May 30, 2003
List Price: $55.00
Availability: Not yet
published. (Estimated publication date, 5/30/2003)
Media Type: Hardcover
Some 23 million Hispanics reside in the United States. This is the first
collection of quotations from Hispanics who have made their mark on the
world. Included are more than 1,000 quotations from over 200 notable
Hispanics: BL Writers BL Politicians BL Artists BL Entertainers BL
Activists BL Physicians BL Educators BL Soldiers BL And others
The editors have culled quotations from a variety of print and
non-print sources, though some original quotations are included. Two
special features add variety to the volume, containing excerpts from
poetry and fiction, anonymous graffiti, and proverbs. Numerous photos
accompany the text. Also included are a small number of quotations from
noteworthy Latin Americans who have received significant recognition
from Americans, making this a rich, inspirational resource for students
and general readers alike.
Subject Category: Anthropology
Sub-Category: Cultural Anthropology
LC Card Number: 2002032070
LCC Class: PN6084
Dewey Class: 973
DICTIONARY OF HISPANIC AMERICANS
Nicholas E. Meyer
Reading Level: Gr 6 and up
List Price: $44.00
black-and-white photographs. Indexes. Bibliography. Cross-references. 336
Pages. 7 3/8 x 9 1/4.
“Nicely illustrated…useful in libraries…” - CHOICE
“This is a well-rounded reference that covers some 250 outstanding Hispanics
of every description…People from all areas of life and ranges of time periods
are included…Recommended.” - The Book Report
"...this volume represents a one-source reference for enterprising
students. The alphabetic arrangement lends simplicity and ease of use...This
dictionary is comprehensive enough for high schools and junior college libraries
needing a basic who's who and who was who of Hispanic America." - American
Reference Books Annual
Praise for the previous edition:
"...will be very useful in school libraries from middle-school through the
high-school levels and in both the children's and adult reference sections of
"...provide[s] fine alphabetically arranged essays on prominent Hispanic
figures..."–Midwest Book Review: The Children's Bookwatch
This extensive biographical dictionary includes more than 250 entries profiling
Hispanic men and women whose achievements have made a lasting impact on American
Arranged in an easy-to-use A-to-Z format, the volume discusses each individual's
background and the highlights of his or her career from a wide spectrum of human
endeavor, including business, literature, politics, science, health and
medicine, arts and entertainment, and religion. An updated bibliography,
expanded lists for further reading, and three new subject indexes –organized
by year of birth, country of heritage/ethnic group, and profession–greatly
enhance this detailed portrait of over 500 years of achievement.
New profiles include Lourdes G. Baird, judge; Ramon Cortines, educator;
Francisco Dallmeier, scientist; Jennifer Lopez, actress and singer; Jorge Mas
Canosa, activist; Cherr’e Moraga, writer; Sammy Sosa, baseball player; and
Gary Soto, writer.
About the Author(s):
Nicholas Meyer is currently an editor at the Buenos Aires Herald and
contributor to the travel section of La Nacion, a daily in Argentina. Formerly,
he worked as a press officer for the United Nations in their New York
headquarters and as a foreign correspondent in New York for an Argentine news
agency and film magazine. He has written for numerous publications in South
Africa, Britain, Argentina, and New York. Meyer is the author of Magic in the
Dark (FOF 1995) and coauthor of World Cinema Since 1945. Meyer has
lectured and taught at the New School for Social Research, Argentine-North
American Cooperation Institute, and the University of Buenos Aires. He lives in
Eagles in the Sun: A Guide to U. S. Hispanic Culture
Scheduled date of publication is February 28, 2003.
Retail $19.95, ISBN 1-884512-74-5 (344 pages, with illustrations).
Dale Walker wrote in his review of the 1995 edition of Two Eagles in the Sun
that it was “... as thorough a
guidebook to understanding the Hispanic culture in the United States as has ever
This completely revised edition of Two Eagles in the Sun asks many new
questions and revisits others from the 1995 edition to provide an updated
perspective on the fastest growing minority group in the U.S.—Hispanics. Some
of the more than 350 questions answered are: · Are Hispanics a Separate Race?
· Who Is a Pachuco? · Who Was the Latina Rosa Parks? · What Does Gringo
Mean? · What Is la Llorona? · What Is Zarzuela? · Who Was
Malinche? · What Is Caló?
The book includes extensive
insights into the Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, and other origins of
Hispanic culture in the U.S. Campbell uses an easy to read
question-and-answer format to address these major topics:
1 Hispanics in the United States — Looking for a Name,
2 Hispanic Roots — Bloodstream and Footprints, 3 Spanish — Language of the Angels, 4 Hispanic Cultural Values — What's Most Important?, 5 Fabulous Food — Full Stomach, Contented Heart, 6 Hispanic Folk Culture — From Adobe to Weaving, 7 Hispanics and Religion — Tradition and Change, 8 Creative Spirit — The Soul of a Culture, 9 Modern Society — Seeking an Identity in America, 10
History — Hispanics in America's Story.
The Epilogue discusses the
changing meaning of the cultural symbolism of Two Eagles
and provides ideas for living successfully in a multicultural society.
The Appendices provide useful resources for exploring the culture deeper
and lists of prominent Hispanics who enrich America today.
Two Eagles in the Sun, Revised Edition,
provides 300+ pages of informative and fun reading and 21 illustrations,
including several pen and ink drawings by Gabriel Sánchez, a reproduction of
“Spanish Explorer” by José Cisneros, and color reproductions of two
well-known paintings by Hal Marcus: El Paso Thanksgiving/El Paso Gracias a
Dios and El Mercado Juarez.
Adair Margo, Chairman, President's Committee
on the Arts and Humanities, says in the Foreword of this revised edition: “As
a transplant from Michigan to the southwest, Richard Campbell shares his
experiences with Hispanics ‘through Anglo eyes’ in an entertaining and
accessible way. This book demonstrates how Hispanic influences are contributing
to the texture and strength of America.”
Remember, we commit ourselves to provide...
ANY BOOK PUBLISHED IN ENGLISH
OR IN SPANISH!
(Minimum order: $100.00 individuals,
$200.00 institutions and bookstores)
LEA Book Distributors
170-23 83rd Avenue, Jamaica Hills, NY
Tel. 1(718)291-9891 * Fax 1(718)291-9830
Please direct all inquiries to: email@example.com
|Home --- HISPANIC STUDIES --- U. of
© LEA Book Distributors 1999