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Del Pueblo: A History of Houston's Hispanic Community

2.33 of 5 stars 2.33  ·  rating details  ·  3 ratings  ·  1 review
Though relatively small in number until the latter decades of the nineteenth century, Houston'sHispanic population possesses a rich and varied history that has previously not been readily associated in the popular imagination with Houston. However, in 1989, the first edition of Thomas H. Kreneck’sDel Pueblovividly captured the depth and breadth of Houston’s Hispanic people ...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published February 13th 2012 by Texas A&M University Press
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Bruce Martin
Too shallow to be a useful critical history of the complex Hispanic community of Houston. The author's merely reviewed headlines from easy sources, very little actual voices from the Houstonians' residents, and elitist documents such as political, news mainstream easy access to main archives. What is absent the more street-level awareness of multiple class, gender, complex ethnicity, intra-national realities, and the multitude historical voices invisible in this volume.

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