Chicano Folklore: A Guide to the Folktales, Traditions, Rituals and Religious Practices of Mexican Americans

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$24.99  $23.24
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
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Pages
336
Dimensions
6.13 X 0.96 X 9.1 inches | 1.15 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780195146394
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About the Author

Rafaela G. Castro has lectured in Chicano Studies at the University of California, Berkeley and at California State University, Hayward. She has worked in the libraries of the University of Oregon and Contra Costa College. Currently she is a librarian in the Humanities/Social Sciences department ofShields Library at the University of California, Davis.

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"This inclusive lexicon offers terms associated with the Chicano population and its history, experiences, and customs....The entries which combine English and Spanish terminology, include definitions, commentary, and citations to Chicano folk narratives, arts, folk drama, and popular
culture....These entries give context to expressive behaviors and artifacts... as well as words that have been absorbed into everyday English."--Library Journal


"This inclusive lexicon offers terms associated with the Chicano population and its history, experiences, and customs....The entries which combine English and Spanish terminology, include definitions, commentary, and citations to Chicano folk narratives, arts, folk drama, and popular
culture....These entries give context to expressive behaviors and artifacts... as well as words that have been absorbed into everyday English."--Library Journal

"This inclusive lexicon offers terms associated with the Chicano population and its history, experiences, and customs....The entries which combine English and Spanish terminology, include definitions, commentary, and citations to Chicano folk narratives, arts, folk drama, and popular culture....These entries give context to expressive behaviors and artifacts... as well as words that have been absorbed into everyday English."--Library Journal


"This inclusive lexicon offers terms associated with the Chicano population and its history, experiences, and customs....The entries which combine English and Spanish terminology, include definitions, commentary, and citations to Chicano folk narratives, arts, folk drama, and popular culture....These entries give context to expressive behaviors and artifacts... as well as words that have been absorbed into everyday English."--Library Journal