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Atlas of Hispanic-American History, Revised Edition

An updated look at a vibrant culture and its peoples.


Praise for the previous hardcover edition:


"…fascinating…well-written and well-researched…Recommended."—The Book Rep… (See Below for Full Description)
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An updated look at a vibrant culture and its peoples.

Praise for the previous hardcover edition:
"…fascinating…well-written and well-researched…Recommended."—The Book Report

Atlas of Hispanic-American History, Revised Edition chronicles the important cultural, historical, political, and social experiences of Hispanic Americans through the years. Completely updated and revised, this comprehensive atlas examines Spanish, Native American, and African influences and how they combine in different ways to form the varied cultures of Hispanic America. Numerous full-color maps engage readers with easy-to-grasp facts, figures, and images of everyday life.

Coverage includes:
  • The Roots of a People: the multicultural background of Hispanic America and the blending of races and cultures
  • Spain in the Americas: Columbus's arrival in the Caribbean and voyages to America; the fall of the Aztec Empire; Florida and the Spanish Caribbean
  • Independence in the New World: the Spanish and the American Revolution; Independence from New Spain; Mexican Independence
  • Manifest Destiny and Hispanic America: the Texas independence movement; the U.S.-Mexican War; the California gold rush and Chilean mining communities
  • A Time of Transition: Hispanic Americans and the U.S. Civil War; the Basques in America; the Spanish-American War
  • The Age of World Wars: revolution in Mexico; World War I and World War II; Puerto Rican Americans in the 1920s and 1930s; the rise of the Hispanic labor movement; the Great Depression; the zoot suit riots
  • The Hispanic American Civil Rights Era: the bracero program; Operation Wetback; the question of Puerto Rican statehood; the Cuban Revolution; a changing community: the late 20th century
  • Hispanic America Today: the Mexican-American immigration debate; Hispanic religion, artists, writers, musicians, actors, and athletes.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-0-8160-7736-6
ISBN-10 816077363
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Multicultural Atlas
Author George Ochoa and Carter Smith
Publication Date 11/1/2008
Book's Binding Paperback
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Specifications 70 full-color and 55 black-and-white photographs and line illustrations. 125 full-color maps and graphs. Index. Bibliography. Chronologies. Box features.
Available Formats Print

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