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Latin American lives

selected biographies from the five-volume Encyclopedia of Latin American history and culture.

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Published by Macmillan Library Reference USA in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America
    • Subjects:
    • Latin America -- Biography -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      SeriesMacmillan compendium
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCT502 .E542 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 1189 p. :
      Number of Pages1189
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL379688M
      ISBN 100028650603
      LC Control Number98041832

      Latin American literature - Latin American literature - The 20th century: Eventually the innovations of Modernismo became routine, and poets began to look elsewhere for ways to be original. The next important artistic movement in Latin America was the avant-garde, or the vanguardia, as it is known in Spanish. This movement reflected several European movements, especially Surrealism.   Recently, books about immigration have been a hot topic, thanks to Oprah choosing American Dirt for her book novel tells the story of a Mexican woman and her 8-year-old son, who must flee to the U.S. after a local drug cartel guns down most of their family.

      Explore our list of Free eBooks, Latin American History, History, NOOK Books at Barnes & Noble®. Shop now & receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. The Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography is a major biographical reference work covering the lives and legacies of notable Afro-descendants from the Caribbean and Latin American, men and women from all eras and walks of life. This groundbreaking resource provides unprecedented coverage of the region through the lives of its people.

        At the bottom of our list of books we’d like to see in English translation, we’ve also included a selected bibliography of novels by women writers that either have been published or are in the process of being published in English—works we admire and urge you to seek Latin American authors to keep a close eye on: Magela Baoudoin (Bolivia), Alejandra Costamagna (Chile), Camila. George Reid Andrews is Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh and the author of, most recently, Afro-Latin America: Black Lives, (Harvard University Press, ). For more on Latin American censuses, see Mara Loveman, National Colors: Racial Classification and the State in Latin America ().


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