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Latin Americans; contemporary peoples and their cultural traditions

Michael D. Olien

Latin Americans; contemporary peoples and their cultural traditions

by Michael D. Olien

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America,
  • Latin America.
    • Subjects:
    • Ethnology -- Latin America.,
    • Latin America -- Civilization.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 321-396.

      Statement[by] Michael D. Olien.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1408.3 .O47
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 408 p.
      Number of Pages408
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5290010M
      ISBN 100030862515
      LC Control Number72009887
      OCLC/WorldCa661592

      Today, mestizo characterizes an identity that is made up of mixed parts Spanish and indigenous culture and is the largest ethnic group in Latin America. Afro-Latin Americans are mostly a result of slaves who were brought over from Africa to work the plantations, especially along the eastern coast. People Economies Politics Culture and Entertainment Latin America: Past and Present This book covers well over years of Latin American history. It begins with a brief summary of European versus topics, as well as time versus, History of Modern Latin America. Acknowledgments. About the cover image (1 Introduction to the Land and Its.

        Latin America (Latinoamérica) consists of those countries in the Americas that Spain and Portugal conquered and colonized. Often, when people say Latin America, they really mean Hispanoamérica – the places that only Spain colonized. Each Latin American country has its own separate culture – and as a result, its own unique cuisine. The selection of just a few books to encapsulate the history of a region that spans about two-thirds of a hemisphere and is full of diverse cultures and geographies is bound to leave out much, showing just how limited the kind of unity implied in the term ‘Latin America’ really is.

      Latin American literature consists of the oral and written literature of Latin America in several languages, particularly in Spanish, Portuguese, and the indigenous languages of the Americas as well as literature of the United States written in the Spanish language. It rose to particular prominence globally during the second half of the 20th century, largely due to the international success of. Latin American literature - Latin American literature - The 20th century: Eventually the innovations of Modernismo became routine, and poets began to look elsewhere for ways to be original. The next important artistic movement in Latin America was the avant-garde, or the vanguardia, as it is known in Spanish. This movement reflected several European movements, especially Surrealism.


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