Baker & Taylor Beginning with the advent of Puerto Ricans in America in the fifties, a lucid evaluation of recent Latino immigration and its dramatic effects on America touches on such issues as bilingualism, assimilation, poverty, welfare, and ethnic consciousness. 15,000 first printing. Tour.
Book News The author, an American journalist who is himself the son of Latino immigrants, examines the history of Latino immigration to the US, the vast transformations it is producing in American society, and the challenges it will present for decades to come. He tells the stories of large Latino communities in a chronological narrative that starts with Puerto Rican migration to Harlem in the 1950s and continues through the migration of Central Americans to California in the 1990s. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Baker & Taylor Evaluates recent Latino immigration and its effects on America, covering such issues as bilingualism, poverty, welfare, and assimilation