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Author(s): Jacqueline P Lathrop
Ancient Mexico: Cultural Traditions in the Land of the Feathered Serpent is written for those who are interested in major cultural developments in Mexico and parts of Central America, from earliest times to the Conquest of Mexico in the 16th century.
Ancient Mexico: Cultural Traditions in the Land of the Feathered Serpent:
Author(s): Tanya Augsburg
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Introduction to Mexican American Studies: Story of Aztlan and La Raza provides the most basic and essential information that students need to acquire in an introductory course to the academic field. This text, written from a Chicano-Chicana perspective and analysis, is an introduction to the Mexican cultural roots from the pre-Columbian civilizations to the story of Mexican Americans in Aztlán.
Introduction to Mexican American Studies:
Author(s): Camille Hernandez-Ramdwar
Introduction to the Caribbean is a stand-alone text that is designed to challenge common misperceptions about the Caribbean and provide a solid grounding for an understanding of the region. It is interactive, with links to audiovisual content and relevant websites, and covers topics such as the Indigenous Caribbean, slavery and indentureship, Haitian and Cuban revolutions, ideologies, gender relations, globalization, and contemporary legacies.
Author(s): Rose M. Borunda
Explore the efforts of humanists committed to improving the lives of those less privileged in the United States.
In contrast with the capitalistically driven historical figures who have been given the lion’s share of attention in the rendering of United States history, What is the Color of Your Heart? A Humanist Approach to Diversity provides a fresh cast of historical and modern day figures whose values were rooted in humanist ideals that flourished into social justice activism.
Author(s): Eliseo Torres
Curanderismo: The Art of Traditional Medicine without Borders presents a way of studying humanity, where one can recognize and connect with the entire global family. In this text, the primary sources described come from the Mexican indigenous traditions and from Spain, including its North African heritage.
The primary goals of Curanderismo are to:
Author(s): Patrisia Gonzales
Traditional Indian Medicine: American Indian Wellness by Dr. Patrisia Gonzales is the first textbook of its kind to provide a curriculum about traditional healing and wellness practices among American Indians in the United States. Authored by Dr. Patrisia Gonzales, an associate professor at the University of Arizona, the e-book offers guided questions, prompts and key words to about 20 articles and book chapters, mostly authored by Native peoples.