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Name: Mark Overmyer-VelazquezPen Name: None Genre: Non-Fiction Born: July 22, 1970 in Chicago, Illinois
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Illinois ConnectionHe was born in Chicago, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationMark Overmyer-Velazquez is an associate professor of history and director of the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Connectitcut. He has also been a contributor to many scholarly journals and was the editor of ''Latino America: A State-by-State Encyclopedia''.
AwardsBest Book Prize, New England council on Latin American Studies in 2007 for Visions of the Emerald City
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Selected Titles At Your Library
Latino America :
ISBN: 0313341168. OCLC Number: 428815591 Greenwood Press,. . Contains alphabetically arranged articles that explore the role of Latinos in the U.S., featuring a chronology, historical overview, brief profiles of notable Latinos, and notes on cultural contributions for each state.
Visions of the Emerald City :
ISBN: 0822337770. OCLC Number: 61821699 Duke University Press,. . This is an absorbing historical analysis of how Mexicans living in Oaxaca City experienced 'modernity' during the lengthy 'order and progress' dictatorship of Porfirio Díaz (1876-1911).