On Latinidad U.S. Latino literature and the construction of ethnicity by Marta Caminero-Santangelo

Cover of: On Latinidad | Marta Caminero-Santangelo

Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • American literature -- Hispanic American authors -- History and criticism,
  • Hispanic Americans -- Ethnic identity,
  • Hispanic Americans in literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementMarta Caminero-Santangelo.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS153.H56 C36 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17850189M
ISBN 109780813030838
LC Control Number2007005303

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