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Harvest of empire : a history of Latinos in America /

by Gonz�alez, Juan [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: xx, 346 pages : maps ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0140255397; 9780140255393.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 relations | Emigration and immigration | Ethnic relations | Hispanic Americans | Immigrants | International relations | Territorial expansion | Latin America | United States | Spaanse Amerikanen | History
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 Segu�in : Latinos and the remaking of American politics -- Immigrants old and new : closing borders of the mind -- Speak Spanish, you're in America! : El Hurac�an over language and culture -- Free trade : the final conquest of Latin America -- Puerto Rico, U.S.A. : possessed and unwanted.
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Originally published: New York : Viking Penguin, 2000.

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

Part I. Roots (Las ra�ices). 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 Segu�in : 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 Hurac�an over language and culture -- 13. Free trade : the final conquest of Latin America -- 14. Puerto Rico, U.S.A. : possessed and unwanted.

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