Encyclopedia of Latino Culture [3 volumes]: From Calaveras to Quinceaneras

Encyclopedia of Latino Culture [3 volumes]: From Calaveras to Quinceaneras

by Charles M. Tatum
     
 

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This three-volume encyclopedia describes and explains the variety and commonalities in Latina/o culture, providing comprehensive coverage of a variety of Latina/o cultural forms—popular culture, folk culture, rites of passages, and many other forms of shared expression.

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This three-volume encyclopedia describes and explains the variety and commonalities in Latina/o culture, providing comprehensive coverage of a variety of Latina/o cultural forms—popular culture, folk culture, rites of passages, and many other forms of shared expression.

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"In his preface to this three-volume encyclopedia, editor Tatum presents the work at hand as an introduction to the breadth of expressions of U.S. Latino culture. . . . Summing Up: Recommended." - Choice

"The encyclopedia entries succeed in highlighting the variety among Latino cultures. The food and cooking section is particularly interesting in this regard. . . . [R]ecommended for high school libraries or any public or undergraduate library in need of an introductory resource on Latino culture in the United States." - Booklist

"This encyclopedia provides interesting facts that are not found in other Latin American cultural histories. Therefore it makes for a very interesting read. This current set is recommended for public, school, and academic libraries, especially in areas serving Hispanic students and patrons." - ARBA

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440800986
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/30/2013
Series:
Cultures of the American Mosaic Series
Pages:
1305
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.40(h) x 3.70(d)

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