Latino Americans: The 500-Year Legacy That Shaped a Nation
Latino Americanos shares the personal struggles and successes of immigrants, poets, soldiers, and many others—individuals who have made an impact on history, as well as those whose extraordinary lives shed light on the times in which they lived, and the legacy of this incredible American people.
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THE COMPANION BOOK TO THE PBS DOCUMENTARY SERIES
This is the companion book for the remarkable PBS documentary series of the same name. (click here to find the DVD on PBS.org)
Latino Americanos chronicles the rich and varied history of Latinos, who have helped shaped our nation and have become, with more than fifty million people, the largest minority in the United States.
Author and acclaimed journalist Ray Suarez explores the lives of Latino American men and women over a five-hundred-year span, encompassing an epic range of experiences from the early European settlements to Manifest Destiny; the Wild West to the Cold War; the Great Depression to globalization; and the Spanish-American War to the civil rights movement.
Click here for the Spanish version of this book.