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Encyclopedia Of Latino Popular Culture In The United States

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Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Reference,
  • Ethnic Studies - Hispanic American Studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • Hispanic Americans,
  • Hispanic Americans and mass media,
  • Intellectual life,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Sociology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCordelia Candelaria (Editor), Peter J. Garcia (Editor), Arturo J. Aldama (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9899495M
    ISBN 10031333210X
    ISBN 109780313332104

      This book of essays and poems concerns itself with redefining how we think of the United States-Mexico border, reimagining it as a cultural .   Although on a lesser scale than the United States, southern South America became a major receiving region during the period of mass transatlantic migration in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Even as the white elites of most Latin American countries favored European immigration in the late 19th century, since in their eyes it would “civilize” their countries, it was the temperate Cited by: 2.

    As folk dances transformed into social and ballroom dances current around the world in the 21st century, and as popular music traveled with emigrants, Latin American music and dance have become important in other places, especially the United States. Current Hispanic popular music and dance are beyond the scope of this article. Latin American culture is the formal or informal expression of the people of Latin America and includes both high culture (literature and high art) and popular culture (music, folk art, and dance) as well as religion and other customary practices.. Definitions of Latin America vary. From a cultural perspective, Latin America generally refers to those parts of the Americas of Spanish and.

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Encyclopedia Of Latino Popular Culture In The United States Download PDF EPUB FB2

This encyclopedia fills a gap in the area of Latino studies. Other resources, such as Pop Culture Latin America. Media, Arts, and Lifestyle (p), focus on Central or South America, while this work covers Latino culture within the U.S. It works as an academic reference tool but is written so that it would be just as useful for those interested in reading about these topics for pure enjoyment.

Encyclopedia Of Latino Popular Culture In The United States, Vol. 2 First Edition by Cordelia Chávez Candelaria (Editor), Arturo J. Aldama (Editor), Peter J.

Garcia (Editor) & 0 moreFormat: Hardcover. The objective is to present "the diverse, versatile, multifaceted Hispanic civilization in the United States." Editor Stavans (Lewis-Sebring Professor of Latin American and Latino Cultures, Amherst College) has published several books on Hispanics in the U.S/5(2).

Encyclopedia of Latino Popular Culture, Volume 2. American culture has been impacted by contributions from Mexico and the rest of Central America, South America, and the Spanish Caribbean.

These contributions and their adaptations in the United States are showcased in 5/5(1). In Latino/a Popular Culture, Habell-Pallán and Romero have brought together scholars from the humanities and social sciences to analyze representations of Latinidad in a diversity of genres - media, culture, music, film, theatre, art, and sports - that are emerging across the nation in relation to Chicanas, Chicanos, mestizos, Puerto Ricans, Caribbeans, Central Americans and South Americans, and /5(4).

In the last decade, the Latina/o population has established itself as the fastest growing ethnic group within the United States, and constitutes one of the largest minority groups in the nation. While the different Latina/o groups do have cultural commonalities, there are also many differences among them.

This important work examines the historical, regional, and ethnic/racial diversity within. In its four volumes, entries, pages and million words, Encyclopedia Latina explores every aspect of Latino life in America from a myriad of perspectives, spanning the arts, media, cuisine, government and politics, science and technology, business, health, and sports, among others.

While the collection represents an important cultural point of reference and source of pride for. Buy Encyclopedia of Latino Popular Culture in the United States: Volume 1 by Cordelia Candelaria (Editor), Peter J Garcia (Editor), Arturo J Aldama (Editor) online at Alibris UK. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

Cover artwork by Diane Gamboa. Credit-Click here Latinos have become the largest ethnic minority group in the United States. While the presence of Latinos and Latinas in mainstream news and in popular culture in the United States buttresses the much-heralded Latin Explosion, the images themselves are often contradictory.

In Latino/a Popular Culture, Habell-Pallán and Romero have. Popular Hispanic Culture Books Showing of The House on Mango Street (Paperback) by. Sandra Cisneros (shelved 8 times as hispanic-culture) Cool Salsa: Bilingual Poems on Growing Up Latino in the United States (paperback) by.

Lori Marie Carlson (shelved 2 times as hispanic-culture). HISPANIC CULTURES In popular usage, terms such as Hispanic and Latino are often a descriptive umbrella to refer to any American whose ancestry includes people of Spanish, Mexican, or Central or South American origin.

Although, the "Hispanic" label can be found in the literature going back at least twenty centuries, its official introduction to the modern lexicon has come in recent decades. "The popular culture of the United States is as free-wheeling and complex as the society it animates. To understand it, one needs assistance.

Now that explanatory road map is provided in this Guide which charts the movements and people involved and provides a light at the end of the rainbow of dreams and expectations."—Marshall W. Fishwick 2/5(1). History of Latin America, history of the region from the pre-Columbian period and including colonization by the Spanish and Portuguese beginning in the 15th century, the 19th-century wars of independence, and developments to the end of the 20th century.

Since the Spanish and Portuguese element looms. This 5-vol. set spans the centuries from the earliest civilizations of the Olmec, Maya, and Chavin to the present day. The region is broadly defined to include South America, Central America, Mexico, the Caribbean Sea, and the historical Spanish borderlands north of the Rio Grande that are now part of the United States.5/5.

Latino Traditions. Identity is rooted in tradition and particularly in a sense of peoplehood (Shils ). Christianity among the American peoples was first brought from Iberia, a European meeting place for Visigoth, Muslim, Jewish, and Christian religious traditions, and this mixing or cultural mestizaje continued with Native American customs.

Puerto Ricans, the second-largest Latino group in the United States, are the only Latin American population that migrates to the country as U.S. citizens. As residents of a dependency, or "commonwealth," of the United States, they are exempt from visa requirements and immigration quotas.

This book offers a complete overview of the contributions of U.S. Latinos to American popular culture and examines the emergence of the U.S. Latino identity. According to the Census, Latinos represent more than 16 percent of the total population and are the largest and fastest-growing minority group in the United States.

~ HISPANIC INFLUENCE ON CUISINE – There is a large impact of Hispanic culture on popular cuisine in the United States. There are Hispanic restaurants in every town with many wonderful foods. Salsa sales exceed ketchup sales in the U.S.

There are many typical foods in the American diet that have Hispanic roots. Guacamole is very popular and. Latin American art, artistic traditions that developed in Mesoamerica, Central America, and South America after contact with the Spanish and the Portuguese beginning in andrespectively, and continuing to the present.

Read more about Latin America’s artists, movements, and media. Latin America is generally considered to comprise all of the politically independent territory of the Western Hemisphere outside of Canada and the United States, that was originally colonized by the Spaniards or Portuguese.

"Latino" is the umbrella term for people of Latin American descent that in recent years has supplanted the more imprecise and bureaucratic designation "Hispanic". Part of the.

3 The Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture, Second Edition, represents the best scholarship on Latin American studies. Each of the 5,+ entries was reviewed for currency and content. In addition to hundreds of new articles, the set features more than substantially revised entries, more than new biographical entries and updates to more than 4, Size: KB.United States, officially United States of America, abbreviated U.S.

or U.S.A., byname America, country in North America, a federal republic of 50 s the 48 conterminous states that occupy the middle latitudes of the continent, the United States includes the state of Alaska, at the northwestern extreme of North America, and the island state of Hawaii, in the mid-Pacific Ocean.Latin music (Portuguese and Spanish: música latina) is a genre used by the music industry as a catch-all term for music that comes from Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking areas of the world, namely Ibero-America and the Iberian Peninsula, as well as music sung in either language.

1 Terminology and categorizations. s–tive forms: Latin jazz, Latin pop, Latin rock.