Biographical Dictionary of Hispanic Americans

Biographical Dictionary of Hispanic Americans

Book - 2001 | 2nd ed.
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Baker & Taylor
Profiles over two hundred Hispanic Americans who have made major contributions to American culture, from the explorers of the fifteenth century to contemporary athletes, performers, and political leaders.

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This reference contains approximately 250 brief essays on the lives of prominent Hispanic Americans ranging from 1513 CE to the present and including people with a variety of national origins. A sampling of people profiled includes opera singer Martina Arroyo, baseball player Sammy Sosa, Spanish explorer Alvar Nsar Chvez. Three indexes list subjects by activity, country of heritage, and year of birth. The text is accompanied by more than 50 black and white photographs. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: New York : Checkmark Books, c2001.
Edition: 2nd ed.
ISBN: 9780816043309
Characteristics: xii, 324 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Alternative Title: Hispanic Americans


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