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The New York Public Library Amazing Hispanic American History
- Which Spanish explorer discovered the Mississippi River?
- Why do some people call themselves Hispanic while others call themselves Latino?
- Who were César Chávez and Che Guevara?
- Is "La Bamba" a traditional Mexican song?
Author George Ochoa answers these questions and hundreds more to render a comprehensive, accessible portrait of Hispanic American history. Packed with lists, photographs, illustrations, fun facts, and sidebars, this volume, like its predecessors, serves as both an entertaining, enlightening primer on the subject and an incentive for further research. As such, it's an ideal addition to any home or classroom library.
192 pages. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1998.
Hardcover. $12.95. ISBN 0-471-19204-X.
Available online from The Library Shop