Latino/a Studies

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Rascuache Lawyer

The University of Arizona Press

Alfredo Mirandé, a sociology professor, Stanford Law graduate, and part-time pro bono attorney, represents clients who are rascuache--a Spanish word for "poor" or even "wretched"--and on the margins of society.

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Revolutionary Parks

The University of Arizona Press

Revolutionary Parks tells the surprising story of how forty national parks were created in Mexico during the latter stages of the first social revolution of the twentieth century.

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Calexico

The University of Arizona Press

A "sleepy crossroads that exists at a global flashpoint," Calexico serves as the reference point for veteran journalist Peter Laufer's chronicle of day-to-day life on the border. This wide-ranging, interview-driven book finds Laufer and travel companion/photographer on a weeklong road trip through the Imperial Valley and other border locales, engaging in earnest and revealing conversations with the people they meet along the way.

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Mario Vargas Llosa

The University of Arizona Press

An entirely new understanding of the relation between Vargas Llosa's political thought and his literary oeuvre.

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Natives Making Nation

Edited by Andrew Canessa
The University of Arizona Press

 This volume looks at how metropolitan ideas of nation employed by politicians, the media and education are produced, reproduced, and contested by people of the rural Andes--people who have long been regarded as ethnically and racially distinct from more culturally European urban citizens.

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Imprints on Native Lands

The University of Arizona Press

Documents Moravian contributions to the Miskito settlement landscape in sixty-four villages of eastern Honduras through field observations of material culture, interviews with village residents, and research in primary sources in the Moravian Church archives.

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