Editors and scholars Kanellos (University of Houston) and Fabregat (University of Barcelona) have assembled a team of outstanding scholars to compile comprehensive studies on all aspects of U.S. Hispanic culture. The four volume set includes reference books on Anthropology, History, Literature & Arts and Sociology.
Included in “Outstanding Academic Books 1995” by CHOICE Magazine; “Outstanding Reference Sources” by the ALA’s Reference and Adult Services Division, 1995; “Outstanding Reference Works” by The New York Public Library, 1995; and “Best Reference Work on Minority Issues in the United States” by the Denali Press, 1996
“Recommended for purchase by academic and public libraries.”—Booklist
“The most important general reference publication on the Hispanic population of the United States to date. Essential for academic and public libraries.”—Library Journal
NICOLÁS KANELLOS is the Brown Foundation professor of Hispanic Studies at the University of Houston and founder-director of Arte Público Press, the most accomplished publisher of U.S. Hispanic literature. He is a fellow of the Ford, Lilly and Gulbenkian Foundations and of the National Endowment for the Humanities. In 1988 he was awarded the White House Hispanic Heritage Award, and in 1989 the American Book Award in the Publisher/Editor category. Author of five books on U.S. Hispanic literature and theatre, Dr. Kanellos was appointed in 1994 by President Bill Clinton and confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve on the National Council on the Humanities. He also directs the Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project, a national project to locate, study, index and commit to print and electronic media the whole of U.S. Hispanic literature from colonial times to 1960.