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Harvest of empire : a history of Latinos in America
Varying Form of Title
History of Latinos in America
Second revised and updated edition.
 by Penguin Books, [New York] :
"First published in the United States of America by Viking Penguin, a member of Penguin Putnam Inc., 2000."
"First revised edition published 2011."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
"A sweeping history of the Latinx experience in the United States. The first new edition in ten years of this important study of Latinos in U.S. history, Harvest of Empire spans five centuries--from the European colonization of the Americas to the 2020 election. Latinos are now the largest minority group in the United States, and their impact on American culture and politics is greater than ever. With family portraits of real-life immigrant Latino pioneers, as well as accounts of the events and conditions that compelled them to leave their homelands, Gonzalez highlights the complexity of a segment of the American population that is often discussed but frequently misrepresented. This landmark history is required reading for anyone wishing to understand the history and legacy of this influential and diverse group"--