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Jul 01, 2002
| ISBN 9781440650581
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Jul 01, 2002 | ISBN 9781440650581
You’re no idiot, of course. You know there are more people from Latin America living in the United States than ever before. And you’re aware that Latinos come from several countries, including Cuba, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic. But you don’t have to south of the border to explore the rich Latino heritage. The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Latino History and Culture offers an exhaustive exploration of all things Hispanic. In this Complete Idiot’s Guide®, you get: • The scoop on the difference between Nuyoricans, Chicanos, Cuban Americans, and more. • An overview of Latin-American history, including the Spanish conquest, colonization, and subsequent struggles for independence. • Stories behind famous and infamous personas, such as Simón Bolívar, César Romero, Benito Juárez, Ernesto “Che” Guevara, Fidel Castro, and Evita Perón. • Everything you need to know about Latino life north of the border, including politics, education, work, and entertainment.
D.H. Figueredo is the author of numerous nonfiction books about the history of Latinos in the United States and the Caribbean. Figueredo primarily writes nonfiction for adults and fiction for children. His books include The Road to Santiago (with Pablo… More about D.H. Figueredo
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