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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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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Literature, Literary texts, Literary theory and cultural studies
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30,368 words
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...especially based in New Orleans, see Coronado, World ; and Silva Gruesz, Ambassadors . 27. “Aunque la cotización de catecismos y cartillas oscilaba entre 0,2 y 0,4 reales, el valor de los textos era usualmente superior a un peso. La suma era considerable: en 1821, el jornal de un peón ascendía de 3 a 5 pesos al mes, un machete valía 0,6 reales, una azada 1,4 pesos, un telar 3 pesos y un arado 2 pesos.” Iván Molina Jiménez, El que quiera divertirse: Libros y sociedad en Costa Rica (1750–1914) (San Jose: Universidad de Costa Rica, Universidad Nacional,...

The Indigenous Presence and Central American-American Writers in the United States

The Indigenous Presence and Central American-American Writers in the United States   Reference library

Arturo Arias

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latina and Latino Literature

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Current Version:
2020

...construction of Honduran Indigenous identities in the United States. In the Guatemalan case, Mayas constitute between 50 and 60 percent of the population. In Honduras, it is only 6.5 percent. In El Salvador, governmental statistics from 2013 claimed that there were only 40,000 Indigenous subjects left in their country, which would be the equivalent of 0.7 percent. Undoubtedly, the numbers are wrong in the Salvadoran case, but there is precious little work on Indigenous cultures in these countries. It is thus not surprising that there is none on migrants who...

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