Atlas of Hispanic-American History / Edition 2

Atlas of Hispanic-American History / Edition 2

by George Ochoa
     
 

ISBN-10: 0816077363

ISBN-13: 9780816077366

Pub. Date: 11/15/2008

Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated

Since their first arrival in the New World, the experiences of individual ethnic groups have often been lost in the larger story of American history. Using a wide arrangement of visual tools, this atlas offers a detailed overview of the experiences and important events surrounding Americans of Hispanic descent. The atlas examines in great detail how Spanish, Native…  See more details below

Overview

Since their first arrival in the New World, the experiences of individual ethnic groups have often been lost in the larger story of American history. Using a wide arrangement of visual tools, this atlas offers a detailed overview of the experiences and important events surrounding Americans of Hispanic descent. The atlas examines in great detail how Spanish, Native American, and African influences combined in different ways, through many historical twists and turns, to form the varied cultures of Hispanic America-and how that history affects Hispanic Americans today. Photographs, line graphs, charts, chronologies, box features, and maps help explore the cultural, historical, political, and social history of Hispanic Americans. Coverage also profiles key events and issues in their homelands, especially those factors that influenced their movement to the United States.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816077366
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/15/2008
Series:
Multicultural Atlas Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

Table of Contents

Note on Photos
Introduction
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1The Roots of a People: The Many Cultures of Hispanic America1
Ch. 2Spain in the Americas19
Ch. 3Independence in the New World57
Ch. 4Manifest Destiny and Hispanic America73
Ch. 5A Time of Transition97
Ch. 6Age of World Wars121
Ch. 7La Raza Unida: The United People and Civil Rights147
Ch. 8A Changing Community177
Ch. 9Hispanic Americans Today195
Selected Bibliography208
Index211

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