Encyclopedia of Latino Culture From Calaveras to Quinceaneras 3 Volumes

Vol. 31, no. 2 (1987): 219–234. McDowell, John H., María Herrera-Sobek, and Rodolfo J. Cortina. “Folklore and Oral Tradition.” In The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Latino Literature [Three Volumes]. Edited The American Behavioral by Nicolás ...

Author: Charles M. Tatum

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440800993

Category: Social Science

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This three-volume encyclopedia describes and explains the variety and commonalities in Latina/o culture, providing comprehensive coverage of a variety of Latina/o cultural forms—popular culture, folk culture, rites of passages, and many other forms of shared expression. In the last decade, the Latina/o population has established itself as the fastest growing ethnic group within the United States, and constitutes one of the largest minority groups in the nation. While the different Latina/o groups do have cultural commonalities, there are also many differences among them. This important work examines the historical, regional, and ethnic/racial diversity within specific traditions in rich detail, providing an accurate and comprehensive treatment of what constitutes "the Latino experience" in America. The entries in this three-volume set provide accessible, in-depth information on a wide range of topics, covering cultural traditions including food; art, film, music, and literature; secular and religious celebrations; and religious beliefs and practices. Readers will gain an appreciation for the historical, regional, and ethnic/racial diversity within specific Latina/o traditions. Accompanying sidebars and "spotlight" biographies serve to highlight specific cultural differences and key individuals. Serves as an ideal resource for research that succinctly overviews myriad topics relating to Latina/o cultural traditions that general readers and high school students will find accessible and easy to use Places Latina/o traditions within a historical context to deepen comprehension of Latina/o culture Provides an exploration of identity, terms, and labels as well as sidebars, "spotlight" biographies, primary documents, and suggestions for additional information
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Encyclopedia of the African Diaspora Origins Experiences and Culture 3 volumes

It is remarkable that Juan's complete assimilation into Spanish culture did not blind him to racial issues, and there is clear evidence of cultural nationalist impulses, anticipating the Négritude tradition, in some lines from Aus- ...

Author: Carole Elizabeth Boyce Davies

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781851097050

Category: Social Science

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The authoritative source for information on the people, places, and events of the African Diaspora, spanning five continents and five centuries. • More than 500 A–Z entries • Contributions from hundreds of leading scholars • Maps showing key locations in the African Diaspora
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Celebrating Latino Folklore An Encyclopedia of Cultural Traditions 3 volumes

For instance, beginning in the 1930s, Campa argued that New Mexican and Mexican folk culture were so intermixed that ... Perhaps most fully representing these trends, the edited volume Transforming Images (Farago and Pierce, eds.) ...

Author: Maria Herrera-Sobek

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9780313343407

Category: Social Science

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Latino folklore comprises a kaleidoscope of cultural traditions. This compelling three-volume work showcases its richness, complexity, and beauty. • 300 A–Z entries that describe the myriad topics of Latino folklore • Contributions from distinguished scholars from across the United States • Photographs, paintings, and documents that supplement and enhance the essays • A short bibliography of suggested readings accompanies each essay
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Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film 3 Volume Set

Galan is as equally concerned with making visible the many attributes of Latino culture and history as with exposing the inequalities and injustice that have plagued so much of the Mexican-American population.

Author: Ian Aitken

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135206208

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 1968

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The Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film is a fully international reference work on the history of the documentary film from the Lumière brothers' Workers Leaving the Lumière Factory (1885) to Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 911 (2004). This Encyclopedia provides a resource that critically analyzes that history in all its aspects. Not only does this Encyclopedia examine individual films and the careers of individual film makers, it also provides overview articles of national and regional documentary film history. It explains concepts and themes in the study of documentary film, the techniques used in making films, and the institutions that support their production, appreciation, and preservation.
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World Literature in Spanish An Encyclopedia 3 volumes

Moix has always been an active member of the intellectual community as evidenced by her association with the *Gauche divine cultural movement, humorously portrayed in 24 horas con la gauche divine (2002; 24 Hours with the Gauche Divine) ...

Author: Maureen Ihrie

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9780313080838

Category: Literary Criticism

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Containing roughly 850 entries about Spanish-language literature throughout the world, this expansive work provides coverage of the varied countries, ethnicities, time periods, literary movements, and genres of these writings. • Contains roughly 850 A–Z entries related to Spanish-language literature and related topics throughout the world, from the Middle Ages up to the present day • Includes contributions from nearly 200 scholars from the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Australia • Provides bibliographies containing major English-language print reference works, free electronic sources with peer-reviewed information, major academic websites, and well-established electronic journals • Contains an extended glossary of literary and cultural terms such as "subaltern" and basic cultural features of Hispanic society, such as "el barrio" and "Negrismo" • Includes a chronological appendix containing entries organized by date
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Pop Culture Places An Encyclopedia of Places in American Popular Culture 3 volumes

This has resulted in the development of new cultural influences, business, and neighborhoods. Nonetheless, Spanish Harlem holds an enduring place in the national imagination as a place of cultural import and richness.

Author: Gladys L. Knight

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9780313398834

Category: Social Science

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This three-volume reference set explores the history, relevance, and significance of pop culture locations in the United States—places that have captured the imagination of the American people and reflect the diversity of the nation. • Enables readers to perceive how their lives have been influenced by everyday places in the past, from centuries ago to the modern era • Provides unique and enlightening insights through a comprehensive overview of the history, contemporary perspectives, and pop culture influences of places across America • Spotlights historic locations central to films, television, music, and daily life to teach students about American history and culture through topics that interest them
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Latinos in Libraries Museums and Archives

RESOURCES ABOUT LATINOS TO INCLUDE IN A PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY Books Encyclopedia of Latino Culture: From Calaveras to Quinceañeras edited by Charles M. Tatum (Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood, 2013). This three-volume book describes cultural ...

Author: Patricia Montiel-Overall

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781442258518

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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Written by three experienced LIS professionals, Latinos in Libraries, Museums, and Archives demonstrates the meaning of cultural competence in the everyday work in libraries, archives, museums, and special collections with Latino populations. The authors focus on their areas of expertise including academic, school, public libraries, health sciences, archives, and special collections to show the importance of understanding how cultural competence effects the day-to-day communication, relationship building, and information provision with Latinos. They acknowledge the role of both tacit and explicit knowledge in their work, and discuss ways in which cultural competence is integral to successful delivery of services to, communication with, and relationship building with Latino communities.
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Encyclopedia of Radio 3 Volume Set

A cross-section of Pacifica's programs published in 1966 shows that the public affairs commitment of the three stations ... and acclaimed cultural segments promote cross-cultural understanding and develop a forum for Latino cultural and ...

Author: Christopher H. Sterling

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135456498

Category: Reference

Page: 2848

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Produced in association with the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago, the Encyclopedia of Radio includes more than 600 entries covering major countries and regions of the world as well as specific programs and people, networks and organizations, regulation and policies, audience research, and radio's technology. This encyclopedic work will be the first broadly conceived reference source on a medium that is now nearly eighty years old, with essays that provide essential information on the subject as well as comment on the significance of the particular person, organization, or topic being examined.
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Celebrating Life Customs around the World From Baby Showers to Funerals 3 volumes

Though La Quinceañera is extremely popular, the rite attracts criticism from feminists who point out that Latino boys are not expected to go ... Encyclopedia of Latino Popular Culture, Volume 1 A–L. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2004.

Author: Victoria Williams Ph.D.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440836596

Category: Social Science

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This book documents hundreds of customs and traditions practiced in countries outside of the United States, showcasing the diversity of birth, coming-of-age, and death celebrations worldwide. • Examines cultural events in the general categories of birth and childhood events, teen and early adulthood milestones, and aging and death customs • Offers primary and cultural document excerpts that are useful for the purposes of meeting Common Core standards • Includes color inserts that help bring the text to life • Features sidebars that present fun facts, interesting anecdotes, and recipes that are often used to celebrate various life-cycle customs in different countries • Provides information ideal for students studying geography, global studies, anthropology, and world cultures
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The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Folktales and Fairy Tales 3 Volumes

Ralph Boggs identified three major periods in the publication of Spanish folktales. ... These three periods were a time of nationalism in Europe, when many looked to the folk to find evidence of a national culture.

Author: Donald Haase

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313049477

Category: Fiction

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Folk and fairy tales exist in all cultures and are at the heart of civilization. This massive Encyclopedia gives students and general readers a broad, multicultural survey of folk and fairy tales from around the world. Included are hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries written by numerous expert contributors. Entries cover themes and motifs, individuals, characters and character types, national traditions, genres, and a range of other topics. Each entry cites works for further reading, and the Encyclopedia closes with a bibliography of print and electronic resources. Literature students will welcome this book as an aid to understanding and analyzing folk and fairy tales as literary forms, while social studies students will appreciate it as an exploration of the essence of world cultures. Folk and fairy tales exist in all cultures and are at the heart of civilization. The most comprehensive work of its kind, this massive Encyclopedia gives students and general readers a broad, accessible, multicultural survey of folk and fairy tales from around the world. Edited by one of the foremost authorities on the subject, the Encyclopedia draws on the work of numerous expert contributors and covers a broad range of themes and motifs, characters and character types, genres, individuals, national traditions, and other topics. Entry topics were chosen in consultation with a nine-member Advisory Board that includes some of the most prominent scholars currently pursuing the study of folk and fairy tales, such as Professor Jack Zipes of the University of Minnesota, whose work has revolutionized research on fairy tales. Entries cite works for further reading, and the Encyclopedia closes with a bibliography of print and electronic resources. Literature students will value this book as an aid to understanding and analyzing folk and fairy tales as literary forms, while social studies students will appreciate the book's examination of the foundations of world cultures. And because many of these tales continue to influence films, television, and popular culture, general readers will welcome the Encyclopedia as a means of understanding the modern world.
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