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Latino Education in U. S. History: A Narrated History From 1513-2000 [NOOK Book]

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At long last, the complete history of Latino education in the United States has been gathered together into one groundbreaking volume. Victoria-María MacDonald's engaging narrative guides the reader through an invaluable collection of primary documents and literature. Important for students and scholars alike, Latino Education in the United States provides a comprehensive examination of Latino culture, history, and education, and transcends regional and cultural boundaries. MacDonald highlights the poignant ...

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Latino Education in U. S. History: A Narrated History From 1513-2000

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Overview

At long last, the complete history of Latino education in the United States has been gathered together into one groundbreaking volume. Victoria-María MacDonald's engaging narrative guides the reader through an invaluable collection of primary documents and literature. Important for students and scholars alike, Latino Education in the United States provides a comprehensive examination of Latino culture, history, and education, and transcends regional and cultural boundaries. MacDonald highlights the poignant histories and triumphs of Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, Cubans, Central and South Americans and explores the influence of Latino culture in the United States. Latino Education in the United States is an essential collection for all courses in the history of education, multicultural education, and Latino studies.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230258440
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 11/13/2004
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Revised edition
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Victoria-María MacDonald is Associate Professor of History and Philosophy of Education, Florida State University. She holds a B.A. in History from Wellesley College and an Ed.M. and Ed.D. in the History of American Education from Harvard University.

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Table of Contents

1 The colonial era : schooling under Spanish rule, 1513-1821 7
2 Education during the Mexican era, 1821-1848 31
3 Americanization and resistance : contested terrain on the southwest frontier, 1848-1912 55
4 Education and imperialism at the turn of the century : Puerto Rico and Cuba, 1898-1930 93
5 Segregation and new arrivals, 1898-1960 117
6 Cuban arrivals, 1959-1980 183
7 In search of educational opportunity and access, the 1960s and 1970s 215
8 Un paso hacia adelante, y otro hacia atras (one step forward, one step back) : Latinos and schooling in the 1980s and 1990s 275
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