Latino/a Studies

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Race, Nation, and Market

The University of Arizona Press

Prior to the Revolution of 1910, economic ideals were a dominant mode of political and social discourse in Mexico. Scholars have focused considerable attention on the expansion of the market economy during this period—particularly its political, economic, and social importance. Richard Weiner now enhances our understanding of ...

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Chicana/o Identity in a Changing U.S. Society

The University of Arizona Press

What does it mean to be Chicana/o? That question might not be answered the same as it was a generation ago.

As the United States witnesses a major shift in its population—from a white majority to a country where no single group predominates—the new mix not only affects relations between ethnic groups but also ...

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LoterÃa

The University of Arizona Press

Order this week to celebrate Cinco de Mayo and receive 20% off and a free Lotería game with your purchase! Use the promotional code MAY5. Game offer valid while supplies last.

A pastime, delightful—

Chips, cards, and a table.

The riddles insightful,

the future, unstable!

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A Nation of Villages

The University of Arizona Press

During the period 1769-1850, republican national institutions slowly replaced colonial and monarchical rule. This was a turbulent time in rural Mexico. It was a period of political instability marked by violent peasant rebellions that were longer, more violent, and involved more people than those that occurred in the colonial era. ...

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Chia

The University of Arizona Press

One of the four main Aztec crops at the time of Columbus's arrival in the New World, chia is now a forgotten food of the Americas. Chia seed oil offers the highest omega-3 fatty acid content available from plants, but today this species is known only for its use in "chia pets." Yet pre-Columbian civilizations used chia as a raw ...

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The Pyramid under the Cross

The University of Arizona Press

As the driving force in early European expansionism, Spain was concerned not only with the political and economic subordination of the New World native but also with the need to possess his soul. In this book, Viviana Díaz Balsera tells the story of this zealous spiritual endeavor during its first one hundred years in Central Mexico ...

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