This groundbreaking text challenges the traditional paradigm of Latina/o studies by focusing on transnational issues and examining the manner in which gender, race, and class emerge out of local and global processes. Divided into three parts, the volume first critiques current theoretical and methodological approaches within the discipline. It then explores alternate propositions concerning material culture and human identity by introducing different frames for analysis. Finally, it moves us beyond nation-based approaches of previous studies as well as attending to emergent rural and urban innovations at the local level. This work expands our understandings and links between Latino and Latin American studies and will be an invaluable resource for students and scholars from both fields.
Robert M. Senkewicz and Rose Marie Beebe
This guide contains more than 5,000 entries for resources in The Bancroft Library relating to the history of Baja California. Important resources on maritime history, mission history, demographic history, and trans-border relationships are identified in the Spanish-language publication.
Paul A. Soukup, Walter J. Ong, and Thomas J. Farrell
This collection puts together the writings of Walter Ong, a scholar who has offered his own observations about voice, orality, speech, literacy, communication and culture. For those new to Ong, the range and accessibility will serve as a suberb introduction to Ong's body of work. Those already familiar with Ong's major publications will find much in this text to supplement and enrich their understanding and direct their future reading.
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