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Harvest of empire : a history of Latinos in America

Author: Juan González
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Includes chapters on Puerto Ricans, Mexicans, Cubans, Dominicans, Central Americans in general, Colombians, and Panamanians.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juan González
ISBN: 0670867209 9780670867202
OCLC Number: 42002545
Description: xx, 346 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Roots (Las raíces). Conquerors and victims : the image of America forms (1500-1800) --
The Spanish borderlands and the making of an empire (1810-1898) --
Banana republics and bonds : taming the empire's backyard (1898-1950) --
pt. 2. Branches (Las ramas). Puerto Ricans : citizens yet foreigners --
Mexicans : pioneers of a different type --
Cubans : special refugees --
Dominicans : from the Duarte to the George Washington Bridge --
Central Americans : intervention comes home to roost --
Colombians and Panamanians : overcoming division and disdain --
pt. 3. Harvest (La cosecha). The return of Juan Seguín : Latinos and the remaking of American politics --
Immigrants old and new : closing borders of the mind --
Speak Spanish, you're in America! : El Huracán over language and culture --
Free trade : the final conquest of Latin America --
Puerto Rico, U.S.A. : possessed and unwanted.
Responsibility: Juan Gonzalez.

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Includes chapters on Puerto Ricans, Mexicans, Cubans, Dominicans, Central Americans in general, Colombians, and Panamanians.

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