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The Puerto Rican yard-complex of Lorain, Ohio

Auteurs :
KENT, R.
GANDIA-OJEDA, A.

Description :
AA. assess if Puerto Ricans in Lorain, Ohio, express their ethnicity with residential landscaping. Using a city directory, they identified 300 homes in the city that has a head-of-household that had a Hispanic surname, and they compared their houses and yards with those of non-Hispanics. The Puerto-Rican yard-complex included a high incidence of religious shrines, front yard flower gardens, potted plants, well maintained yards, and homes painted in pastels. - (SLD)


Type de document :
Article de périodique

Source :
Yearbook. Conference of Latin Americanist geographers, 1999, vol. 25, p. 45-60, Collation : Illustration, Références bibliographiques : 23 ref.

Date :
1999

Editeur :
Pays édition : Etats-Unis

Langue :
Anglais
Droits :
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