The Hispanic-American Almanac: A Reference Work on Hispanics in the United States

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Gale Research, 1993 - 780 pages
"The editors have taken a series of complex issues and presented them in a readable, interesting book that students might actually read!"

New Edition This updated source describes all major aspects of the culture and civilization of Hispanic Americans living in the United States. Chapters cover such topics as:
-- Spanish explorers and colonizers
-- Significant documents
-- Historic landmarks
-- Labor and employment
-- Women
-- Religion
-- Literature
-- Art
-- Military
-- Business
-- Race
-- Prominent Hispanics
-- And more

The format of each chapter varies, based on the subject being discussed. Overall, the text is narrative, augmented by approximately 450 photographs, maps and charts. A bibliography has been included at the end of each chapter to facilitate further research. Features of the Almanac include a glossary and a keyword index.

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