Place and the politics of belonging
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Place and the politics of belonging by Debra Lattanzi Shutika

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  • Emigration and immigration,
  • Community life,
  • Hispanic Americans,
  • Immigration opponents

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Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Debra Lattanzi Shutika in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on August 12, 2010 as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Folklorist Debra Lattanzi Shutika discusses how immigration changes the lives of the long-term population as well as their immigrant neighbors based upon her research on Latino immigration to the United States from 1995 to the present.

Edition Notes

Other titlesPlace and the politics of belonging, Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture, American Folklife Center lecture, 2010-08-12
Statementlecture by Debra Lattanzi Shutika
SeriesBenjamin Botkin lecture series
ContributionsAmerican Folklife Center, Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 folder. 1 video file (38 minutes) : 6 photographs :
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25355186M
LC Control Number2011655456

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