Dictionary of Chicano Folklore

Dictionary of Chicano Folklore

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ABC-CLIO

Dictionary of Chicano Folklore charts the rich religious, social, artistic, and cultural heritage of Mexican Americans, who continue to evolve the customs and rituals connected to their Spanish and indigenous roots and the Spanish language.


Dictionary of Chicano Folklore charts the rich religious, social, artistic, and cultural heritage of Mexican Americans, who continue to evolve the customs and rituals connected to their Spanish and indigenous roots and the Spanish language.


• Over 200 A–Z entries defining historical and contemporary terms, customs, legends, and rituals

• 44 photos

• Extensive bibliography



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In articles of about a page each, librarian and Chicano scholar Castro provides a reference for students researching the folklore and culture of Chicanos and Mexican Americans. She includes terms, genres, and concepts that represent or describe a folk speech, folk narrative, folk artifact, cultural tradition, or ritual occurring in the US. Bibliographic references are article-specific, but a general one is also included. Black-and-white photographs appear now and then. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Articles on the folklore and culture of Chicanos and Mexican Americans describe terms and concepts that represent folk speech and narrative, cultural tradition, and rituals practiced in the United States.

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA : ABC-CLIO, c2000
ISBN: 9780874369533
0874369533
Branch Call Number: 398.0896 CAS
Characteristics: xvii, 332 p. ill. ; 26 cm

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