This is an updated look at a vibrant culture and its peoples.""Atlas of Hispanic-American History, Second Edition"" chronicles the important cultural, historical, political, and social experiences of Hispanic Americans through the years. Completely updated and revised, this comprehensive atlas examines Spanish, Native American, and African influences and how they combine in different ways to form the varied cultures of Hispanic America. Numerous full-color maps engage readers with easy-to-grasp facts, figures, and images of everyday life. The coverage includes: The Roots of a People; Spain in the Americas; Independence in the New World; Manifest Destiny and Hispanic America; A Time of Transition; The Age of World Wars; The Hispanic American Civil Rights Era; and, Hispanic America Today.
George Ochoa holds a B.A. in English from Columbia University and an M.A. in English from the University of Chicago. He is the author or coauthor of more than 25 nonfiction books, including the New York Public Library's The Book of Answers and The Fall of Mexico City. Carter Smith has written numerous books on U.S. and world history. He also edited the five-volume Life and Times in 20th Century America, as well as atlases of African-American, Asian-American, and Hispanic-American history for Facts On File.