Barrios and Borderlands

Barrios and Borderlands

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This unique anthology highlights the diversity of Latino cultural expressions and points out the distinctive features of the three major Latino populations: Mexican, Puerto Rican and Cuban. It is organized around six central cultural issues: family, religion, community, the arts, (im)migration and exile, and cultural identity. Each chapter focuses on a particular theme by presenting readings from a variety of genres, including short stories, poems, essays, excerpts from novels, a play, photographs, even a few songs and recipes.I am very grateful to all those whose interviews, essays, and creative pieces appear in the chapters that follow. Warmest thanks ... I am particularly thankful for the enthusiasm, energy, and freshness of my students at Loyola University and Mundelein College. They have been a ... Kathleen McCourt. I am indebted to my editor at Routledge, Cecelia Cancellaro for her prompt interest in the project, and toanbsp;...

Title:Barrios and Borderlands
Author:Denis Lynn Daly Heyck
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-02-25


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