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SW 3200: Cultural Diversity: Latino/Hispanic Americans

Books at Walker Library

Puerto Rican Americans

National Hispanic Heritage Month - Sept 15 to Oct 15


PBS documentary - Latino Americans

LATINO AMERICANS is a landmark three-part, six-hour documentary series that aired nationally on PBS in the fall of 2013.

It is the first major documentary series for television to chronicle the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have helped shape the United States over the last 500-plus years and have become, with more than 50 million people, the largest minority group in the U.S.

Watch the documentary on Kanopy

Getting Started

      For general information about where your cultural/ethnic group originated, look in some of these country guides for quick information about history, culture, family, education, etc.

Mexican food and cooking

In Oaxaca, chocolate is more than history. It signifies the binding of a pueblo to its roots and to the belief that the divine (sacred)purifies, gives new force to, and celebrates life.  Read more about chocolate in Oaxaca al gusto, an infinite gastronomy [electronic resource] / Diana Kennedy.


Voices in the kitchen: views of food and the world from working class Mexican and Mexican American women - Merecith AbarcaEdit/Delete

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Fiesta at Rick's - Rick Bayless; Deann Groen BaylessEdit/Delete
ISBN: 9780393058994
Publication Date: 2010-07-05 Walker Library - 3rd Floor   641.5972 B34f

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From My Mexican Kitchen - Diana Kennedy; Michael Calderwood (Photographer)Edit/Delete
Call Number: Walker Library - 3rd Floor  641.5972 K38f
ISBN: 0609607006
Publication Date: 2003-09-09

Books about religion

web site information

Latino/Hispanic statistics


Cuban Americans

General Info By Topic

Books about Cubans

Marketing to hispanics

Media and Latino Americans

Web sites

Pathways Magazine

A magazine on poverty, inequality, and social policy

Generously supported by The Elfenworks Foundation

Click here for the full PDF of the Spring 2015 Issue.

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