Latinas in the United States: A Historical Encyclopedia records the contribution of women of Latin American birth or heritage to the economic and cultural development of the United States. The encyclopedia, edited by Vicki L. Ruiz and Virginia Sánchez-Korrol, is the first comprehensive gathering of scholarship on Latinas. This encyclopedia will serve as an essential reference for decades to come. In more than 580 entries, the historical and cultural narratives of Latinas come to life. From mestizo settlement, pioneer life, and diasporic communities, the encyclopedia details the contributions of women as settlers, comadres, and landowners, as organizers and nuns. More than 200 scholars explo...
The result of a collaboration among eight women scholars, this collection examines the history of women’s participation in literary, journalistic, educational, and political activity in Latin American history, with special attention to the first half of this century.
The author presents the history evolution of the mosaic production since ancient Greek and Roman tiles and Pre-Columbian mosaic pieces along the history of "Mosaicos Venicianos de Mexico", a factory and workshop owned and operated by the Perdomo family for over 50 years. In the workshop located in Cuernavaca (state of Morelos, Mexico) several generations of mosaicists have produced glass Byzantine mosaic tiles while upholding the highs tandards of the traditional craft of the tesserae with extraordinary examples of contemporary mosaic art displayed in murals and architectural ornamentation. The company has participated with artists Jose Chavez Morado, Diego Rivera, Juan O'Gorman, David Alfaro Siqueiros and Francisco Eppens amongst others in the creation of monumental public mosaic murals"--Provided by vendor.
This volume details protocols on detection and analysis of fusion events in various cell types in vitro and in vivo. Additional, protocols aim to facilitate the future highly relevant process of engineering cells for specific purposes, such as generation of transgenic embryos and development of hybrid cells, in order to tackle specific tasks in cell biology and medicine. Written for the Methods in Molecular Biology series, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Practical and authoritative, Cell Fusion: Overviews and Methods, Second Edition serves as an ideal reference on cell fusion and laboratory protocols.