Great Lives from History: Latinos
Editor: Yvette Benavides, Our Lady of the Lake University
The updated second edition of Great Lives from History: Latinos covers hundreds of individuals from the eighteenth century through the present, offering a fascinating perspective on Latino history in the United States.
This new, second edition of Salem Press’ best-selling Great Lives from History: Latinos features dozens of new profiles of the individuals who have defined Latino history in the United States, as well as substantial updates to existing entries. A three-volume set, the collection offers profiles of hundreds of notable figures from the 19th century through today. Many individuals are household names, famous in such high-profile professions as entertainment, music, politics, and sports, while others have received less attention but made important contributions to civil rights and science or helped pave the way for others in their community in areas such as education, law, and business
New Additions to this Second Edition include:
- Cardi B
- Luchita Hurtado
- Indya Moore
- Anthony Rendon
- Lydia Villa-Komaroff
- Raffi Freedman-Gurspan
- Carmen Maria Machado
- Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
- Marco Rubio
Each essay in this volume provides a summary of the life and work of its subject and discusses that person’s impact on both the Latino community and the country at large. Designed for students in high school and college, Great Lives from History: Latinos provides a valuable introduction to an important part of America’s history.