Hispanic Periodicals in the United States, Origins to 1960: A Brief History and Comprehensive Bibliography

$69.95

by Nicolás Kanellos with Helvetia Martell

ISBN: 978-1-55885-253-2
Publication Date: 2000
Bind: Clothbound
Pages: 372

Some of the most important documents for studying the history, literature and culture of Hispanics in the United States have been Spanish-language newspapers. This first comprehensive authoritative source on Spanish-language periodicals includes 1,700 richly annotated entries, notes, and three indexes.

 

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About the Book

By all accounts, the most important document for studying history, literature, and culture of Hispanics in the United States has been Spanish-language newspapers. Now, a noted cultural historian an a respected indexer-bibliographer have teamed up to provide the first comprehensive and authoritative source on the production, worldview, and distribution of these periodicals. This useful compendium includes richly annotated entries, notes, and three indexes: by subject, by date, and by geography. The bibliography includes some 1,700 entries in standard bibliographic annotation.

“This well-prepared, informative study offers valuable insight into the role of the Hispanic periodical both as mirror and advocate of Hispanic cultures in the U.S. Highly recommended for collections serving Hispanic studies and journalism/media programs.” -CHOICE

“This book is a must for all collections.” -MultiCultural Review

“[This is a ] truly invaluable resource.” -American Periodicals

Nicolás Kanellos

Nicolás Kanellos is an award-winning author of reference and historical works on Hispanic culture of the United States, including Herencia: The Anthology of Hispanic Literature of the United States (Oxford University Press, 2001), Hispanic Periodicals in the United States, Origins to 1960: A Brief History and Comprehensive Bibliography (Arte Público Press, 2000), Nochebuena: Hispanic American Christmas Stories (Oxford University Press, 2000), Thirty Million Strong: Reclaiming our Hispanic Legacy (Fulcrum Press, 1998), and The Hispanic-American Almanac, Hispanic Firsts (Gale Research Inc., 1997). He is the Brown Foundation Professor of Hispanic Literature at the University of Houston, as well as Director of the Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage program.

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