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HR-50517-10

Andrew K. Sandoval-Strausz
University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001)

Latino Landscapes: A Transnational History of Urban America, 1945-2000

The history of postwar urban America cannot explain the state of the nation's cities until it becomes both a Latino and a transnational history. I propose to study how Latin American immigrants have transformed urban America by analyzing their use of architectural and social space. This research will test three hypotheses: that Latinos have been essential to the urban renaissance of the past fifteen years; that they have led the way in the urbanization of suburbia; and that U.S. suburbanization has been a merely temporary exception to the larger process of urbanization throughout the Americas.

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Project fields:
History, General

Program:
Faculty Research Awards

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$33,600 (approved)
$33,600 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2010 – 8/31/2011