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Border and la frontera in the US-Mexico Borderlands

Border and la frontera in the US-Mexico Borderlands   Reference library

Alicia Arrizón

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latina and Latino Literature

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2020
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In the 1840s, westward expansion in the United States was driven by the combined impetuses of the idea of Manifest Destiny and the discovery of gold in California. Of the two, the ideology ... More
Butchlalis de Panochtitlan

Butchlalis de Panochtitlan   Reference library

Wanda Alarcón

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latina and Latino Literature

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“Every barrio has its butch!”—Butchlalis de Panochtitlan “To me the name sounds like Butch Stars in Aztec Pussyland, what does it really mean?” In a ... ... More
Circumventing Racialism through Mulataje

Circumventing Racialism through Mulataje   Reference library

José F. Buscaglia-Salgado

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latina and Latino Literature

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Contrary to its earlier uses, mulataje is conceived as the antithesis of mestizaje, the archetype of the “racially mixed” or “degenerate” that has historically served to uphold over the ... More
Indigenous Manuscripts of Ancient and Early Colonial Mesoamerica: 13th–16th Centuries

Indigenous Manuscripts of Ancient and Early Colonial Mesoamerica: 13th–16th Centuries   Reference library

Angélica J. Afanador-Pujol

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latina and Latino Literature

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Writing in Ancient Mesoamerica (Mexico, Guatemala, parts of El Salvador, Honduras, and Belize) has a long history going back thousands of years. Olmec artworks in Mexico record texts as ... More
Latina and Chicana Butch/Femme in Literature and Culture

Latina and Chicana Butch/Femme in Literature and Culture   Reference library

Stacy I. Macías

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latina and Latino Literature

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2020
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Butch/femme is a terminological couplet that historically references a gender and sexual culture exclusive to queer gender identity practices and sexual partnering among ... More
Maya Youth Literatures in the Diaspora

Maya Youth Literatures in the Diaspora   Reference library

Floridalma Boj Lopez

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latina and Latino Literature

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Among various forms of Central American-American literature is an emerging literature created for and by young Mayas in the diaspora. One such recently published work is ...

Print Culture and Censorship from Colonial Latin America to the US Latina/o Presence in the 19TH Century

Print Culture and Censorship from Colonial Latin America to the US Latina/o Presence in the 19TH Century   Reference library

Matthew J. K.Hill

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latina and Latino Literature

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“Latina/os” have been a part of the social fabric of what became the United States since before it was an independent country, though they have not always been known by this label. With ... More
Salinas, Raúl

Salinas, Raúl   Reference library

Louis G. Mendoza

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latina and Latino Literature

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2020
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Raúl (aka Roy, Roi, “Tapón,” Autumn Sun) Salinas was both representative and exemplary in his contributions to prison literature and social history. The complex dimensions and many ... More
Seguín, Juan Nepomuceno

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Jesús F. de la Teja

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latina and Latino Literature

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2020
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At the time of his birth on October 27, 1806, San Antonio was the capital of Spain’s most underdeveloped North American province. Spanish Texas consisted of the capital, the ... More
The History of Latin American Print Culture in the Colonial Period: 16th and 17th Centuries

The History of Latin American Print Culture in the Colonial Period: 16th and 17th Centuries   Reference library

Blanca López de Mariscal

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latina and Latino Literature

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2020
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In an article dealing with books or, rather, reading practices in the colonial period of Spanish America, it is not unreasonable to ask what books arrived first in the territories ... More
US Central Americans in Art and Visual Culture

US Central Americans in Art and Visual Culture   Reference library

Kency Cornejo

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latina and Latino Literature

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2020
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Art by US Central Americans has recently gained attention, but images of Central Americans in US visual culture have long circulated nationally and globally....

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