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Translation nation : defining a new American identity in the Spanish-speaking United States / Héctor Tobar.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Columbia Gorge Community College Library 305.868 TOBAR 2006 (Text) 23892000946254 Main Collection Book None 10/01/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1594481768 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 349 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First Riverhead trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2006.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published in hardcover: 2005.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [347]-349)
Formatted Contents Note:
Americanismo: city of peasants: Los Angeles, California -- Where green chiles roam: no es imposible: San Ysidro, California ; Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico -- Brother citizen, brother alien: sin fronteras: Watts, California ; Ameca, Jalisco, Mexico -- The wanderers: el destierro: Ashland, Alabama ; McAllen, Texas ; Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico -- In the land of the new: en la tierra de lo nuevo: Dalton, Georgia ; Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico ; Memphis, Tennessee -- Our secret Latin heartlands: los secretos del machote: Rupert, Idaho ; Frankenmuth, Michigan ; Grand Island, Nebraska ; Liberal, Kansas -- Unconquered: la reconquista: Cordova, New Mexico ; San Fernando, California ; San Antonio, Texas -- The old men and the boy: los balseros: Miami, Florida -- Fathers, daughters, citizens, and strongwomen: el hambre y el orgullo: Barstow, Los Angeles, Bell Gardens, Maywood, Watts, and South Gate, California -- Una nación unida: heroes of another fatherland: El Reno, Oklahoma ; San Juan, Puerto Rico ; New York, New York ; Baghdad, Iraq -- Che and the three monkeys: che y los tres monos: La Higuera, Bolivia ; Buenos Aires, Argentina ; Los Angeles, California ; Ashland, Alabama.
Subject: Hispanic Americans > Social conditions
Hispanic Americans > Ethnic identity
United States > Ethnic relations

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