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This guide serves as a general starting point for research in Latina/o Studies.

Featured New Books

Latino city : urban planning, politics, and the grassroots / by González, Erualdo R., London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.

Latin@s' presence in the food industry : changing how we think about food / Abarca, Meredith E., 1967-; Salas, Consuelo Carr, Fayetteville [Arkansas] : University of Arkansas Press, 2016.

Despite all adversities : Spanish-American queer cinema / Lema-Hincapié, Andrés,; Castillo, Debra A., Albany : State University of New York Press, [2016]

Featured Resource: Historic Mexican & Mexican American Press

"The Historic Mexican and Mexican American Press collection documents and showcases historic Mexican and Mexican American publications published in Tucson, El Paso, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Sonora, Mexico from the mid-1800s to the 1970s."

American Latinos and the Making of the United States: A Theme Study

The American Latino Theme Study, conducted for the National Park Service, provides a cultural and political history of Latinos in the United States through a series of scholarly essays with bibliographies. This is a very nice overview of key topics in Latino history.

Featured Resource: Onda Latina Digital Recordings

Onda Latina: The Mexican American Experience

"The Onda Latina Collection consists of 226 digitally preserved audio programs including interviews, music, and informational programs related to the Mexican American community and their concerns from the radio series "The Mexican American Experience" and "A esta hora conversamos" the Longhorn Radio Network, 1976-1982"

New Database -- North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories

This database documents the personal experience of immigrants to Canada and the United States over more than two centuries. In addition to letters, diaries and oral histories, there are a limited number of other sources, including immigration guides and cartoons. There is extensive indexing that allows you to search by, for example, place of birth, place of entry, occupation, and gender.

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