Harvest of empire : a history of Latinos in America / Juan Gonzalez.

By: González, Juan, 1947- [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2001Description: xx, 346 pages : maps ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0140255397 (pbk.) :; 9780140255393 (pbk.)Subject(s): Hispanic Americans -- History | Immigrants -- United States -- History | United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History | Latin America -- Emigration and immigration -- History | United States -- Relations -- Latin America | Latin America -- Relations -- United States | United States -- History -- Territorial expansion | United States -- Ethnic relationsDDC classification: 973/.0468 LOC classification: E184.S75 | G655 2001Other classification: 15.85
Contents:
Conquerors and victims : the image of America forms (1500-1800) -- The Spanish borderlands and the making of an empire (1810-1898) -- Banana republics and bonds : taming the empire's backyard (1898-1950) -- Puerto Ricans : citizens yet foreigners -- Mexicans : pioneers of a different type -- Cubans : special refugees -- Dominicans : from the Duarte to the George Washington Bridge -- Central Americans : intervention comes home to roost -- Colombians and Panamanians : overcoming division and disdain -- The return of Juan Seguín : Latinos and the remaking of American politics -- Immigrants old and new : closing borders of the mind -- Speak Spanish, you're in America! : El Huracán over language and culture -- Free trade : the final conquest of Latin America -- Puerto Rico, U.S.A. : possessed and unwanted.
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
Item type Current location Call number Status Date due Barcode
Book Longview campus
Stacks - 3rd Floor
E184.S75 G655 2001 (Browse shelf) Available 0000001830728
Book University of Texas At Tyler
Stacks - 3rd Floor
E184.S75 G655 2001 (Browse shelf) Available 0000001480649

Originally published: New York : Viking Penguin, 2000.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-324) and index.

Part I. Roots (Las raíces). 1. Conquerors and victims : the image of America forms (1500-1800) -- 2. The Spanish borderlands and the making of an empire (1810-1898) -- 3. Banana republics and bonds : taming the empire's backyard (1898-1950) -- Part II. Branches (Las ramas). 4. Puerto Ricans : citizens yet foreigners -- 5. Mexicans : pioneers of a different type -- 6. Cubans : special refugees -- 7. Dominicans : from the Duarte to the George Washington Bridge -- 8. Central Americans : intervention comes home to roost -- 9. Colombians and Panamanians : overcoming division and disdain -- Part III. Harvest (La cosecha). 10. The return of Juan Seguín : Latinos and the remaking of American politics -- 11. Immigrants old and new : closing borders of the mind -- 12. Speak Spanish, you're in America! : El Huracán over language and culture -- 13. Free trade : the final conquest of Latin America -- 14. Puerto Rico, U.S.A. : possessed and unwanted.

There are no comments on this title.

to post a comment.