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Latinas in the United States : a historical encyclopedia

Author: Vicki Ruíz; Virginia Sánchez Korrol
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Latinas in the United States: A Historical Encyclopedia records the contribution of women of Latin American birth or heritage to the economic and cultural development of the United States. The encyclopedia, edited by Vicki L. Ruiz and Virginia Sánchez-Korrol, is the first comprehensive gathering of scholarship on Latinas. This encyclopedia will serve as an essential reference for decades to come. In more than 580  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Encyclopedias
Reference works
Biographies
Biography Encyclopedias
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vicki Ruíz; Virginia Sánchez Korrol
ISBN: 0253346800 9780253346803 0253346819 9780253346810 0253346835 9780253346834 0253346843 9780253346841
OCLC Number: 62430825
Description: 3 volumes (xx, 885 pages) : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 29 cm
Contents: vol. 1. A-G: Abarca through Guzmán --
vol. 2. H-P: Hamlin through Puerto Ricans in Hawaii --
vol. 3. Q-Z: Quesada through Zúñiga.
Responsibility: edited by Vicki L. Ruiz and Virginia Sánchez Korrol.
Local System Bib Number:
1510828

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A comprehensive, historical encyclopedia that covers the full range of Latina economic, political, and cultural life in the United States  Read more...
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"[T]his groundbreaking work provides up-to-date, accurate, and comprehensive coverage of Latinas only, making it valuable for all libraries." -Library Journal "The encyclopedia is an important Read more...

 
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