By Juan Poblete

This quantity discusses the function of comics within the formation of a contemporary feel of nationhood in Latin the USA and the increase of a collective Latino id within the united states. it truly is one of many first attempts--in English and from a cultural stories perspective--to conceal Latin/o American comics with a completely continental scope. particular instances contain cultural powerhouses like Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico, in addition to the construction of lesser-known industries, like Chile, Cuba, and Peru.

  

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