Tracing Dominican Identity by Juan R. Valdez download in ePub, pdf, iPad
The contribution to American culture by people of these diverse origins reflects differences in class, occupation, and religion. This book examines the relationship between economics, politics and religion through the case of Olivorio Mateo and the religious movement he inspired from in the Dominican Republic. Valdez is a valuable contribution to the search for a better understanding of Dominican identity.
The authors explain the tensions and conflicts between American culture and the traditions of newly arrived immigrants. Changes over time that both of the cultures brought to America and of the culture that received them is also discussed.
New essays on the Irish, Chinese, and Mexicans are provided as are revised and updated essays on the remaining groups from the first edition. The authors explore how and why the new religion was formed, and why it was so successful. Henriquez Urena's fundamental contribution to the established paradigm in Latin American cultural history for instance in Mexico, Argentina, the Hispanic Caribbean, and U. Interest in ethnic studies and multiculturalism has grown considerably in the years since the publication of the first edition of this work.
Hispanism has been well documented. This important twentieth century Latin American intellectual is an unavoidable reference in Hispanic Linguistics and Cultural Studies.
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