Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America
This important study of Latinos in U.S. history, spans five centuries-from the first New World colonies, to the first decade of the new millennium. Latinos are now the largest minority group in the United States, and their impact on American popular culture-from food to entertainment to literature-is greater than ever. Featuring family portraits of real-life immigrant Latino pioneers, as well as accounts of the events and conditions that compelled them to leave their homelands. Written by Juan Gonzalez. Paperback, 416 pages.