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The following books are available at the Yale-NUS College Library. Please click on the title of the book to access the catalogue record and check its availability.
Beyond Smoke and Mirrors by
Call Number: JV6483 Mas 2003
Publication Date: 2003
This book provides an essential "user's manual" for readers seeking a historical, theoretical, and substantive understanding of how U.S. policy on Mexican immigration evolved to its current dysfunctional state, as well as how it might be fixed.
Borderlands / la Frontera by
Call Number: PS3551 A637B 2012
Publication Date: 2012
Rooted in Gloria Anzaldúa's experience as a Chicana, a lesbian, an activist, and a writer, the essays and poems in this volume profoundly challenged, and continue to challenge, how we think about identity. Borderlands / La Frontera remaps our understanding of what a "border" is, presenting it not as a simple divide between here and there, us and them, but as a psychic, social, and cultural terrain that we inhabit, and that inhabits all of us.
The Devil's Highway: A True Story by
Call Number: JV6475 Urr 2005
Publication Date: 2005
The true story of a group of men that attempted to cross the Mexican border into the desert of southern Arizona, through the deadliest region of the continent, the "Devil's Highway."
Encyclopedia of Contemporary Spanish Culture by
Call Number: DP233.5 Enc
Publication Date: 1999
Some 750 alphabetically-arranged entries provide insights into recent cultural and political developments within Spain, including the cultures of Catalonia, Galicia and the Basque country. Coverage spans from the end of the Civil War in 1939 to the present day, with emphasis on the changes following the demise of the Franco dictatorship in 1975.
Spain: a unique history by
Publication Date: 2011
From bloodthirsty conquest to exotic romance, stereotypes of Spain abound. This new volume by distinguished historian Stanley G. Payne draws on his half-century of experience to offer a balanced, broadly chronological survey of Spanish history from the Visigoths to the present. Available as an e-book. Please click on the book title to access the catalogue record and link to the e-book.
Spain: from dictatorship to democracy: 1939 to the present by
Publication Date: 2007
This comprehensive survey of Spain's history looks at the major political, social, and economic changes that took place from the end of the Civil War to the beginning of the twenty-first century. Available as an e-book. Please click on the book title to access the catalogue record and link to the e-book.
Websites and Other Online Resources
Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC)
LANIC's mission is to facilitate access to Internet-based information to, from, or on Latin America. It is one of the largest guides for Latin American content on the Internet and features resources on its economy, geography, people and culture.