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Title Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822-2012 / prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration of the U.S. House of Representatives, Daniel E. Lungren, chairman, Robert A. Brady, ranking minority member, by the Office of the Historian and Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives.
Imprint Washington, DC : U.S. Government Printing Office, 2013.

 BLUFFTON BOOK  E184.S75 H5657 2013    AVAILABLE  
 BLUFFTON BOOK  E184.S75 H5657 2013    AVAILABLE  
Series House document ; 108-225
House document (United States. Congress. House) ; 108-225.
United States congressional serial set ; serial no. 14905.
Subject United States. Congress -- Biography.
Hispanic American legislators -- Biography.
Alt Name Wasniewski, Matthew A. (Matthew Andrew), 1969-
Kowalewski, Albin.
O'Hara, Laura Turner.
Rucker, Terrance.
United States. Congress. House. Office of the Historian.
United States. Congress. House. Office of the Clerk.
United States. Congress. House. Committee on House Administration.
Description ix, 764 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Note Editor, Matthew A. Wasniewski, Historian of the U.S. House of Representatives; co-editors, Albin Kowalewski, Laura Turner O'Hara, and Terrance Rucker, Office of the Historian, U.S. House of Representatives.
Summary "A compilation of historical essays and short biographies about 91 Hispanic-Americans who served in Congress from 1822 to 2012"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. Former Hispanic American members of Congress -- "Like children under a bad stepmother" : Hispanic congressional representation in the era of U.S. continental expansion, 1822-1898 -- "Foreign in a domestic sense" : Hispanic Americans in Congress during the age of American colonialism and global expansion, 1898-1945 -- Separate interests to national agendas : Hispanic American members of Congress in the civil rights era, 1945-1976 -- Strength in numbers, challenges in diversity : legislative trends and power sharing among Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1977 to present -- Part II. Current Hispanic American members of Congress -- Appendices -- Appendix A: First-term Hispanic-American members of the 112th Congress -- Appendix B: Hispanic-American representatives and senators by Congress, 1822-2012 -- Appendix C: Hispanic-American representatives, senators, delegates, and resident commissioners by state and territory -- Appendix D: Hispanic-American members' committee assignments (Standing, Joint, Select) in the U.S. House and Senate, 1822-2012 -- Appendix E: Hispanic Americans who have chaired congressional committees, 2012 -- Appendix F: Hispanic-American chairs of subcommittees of standing committees in the U.S. House and Senate, 1949-present -- Appendix G: Hispanic Americans in U.S. House party leadership positions, 1987-2012 -- Appendix H: Hispanic-American familial connections in Congress -- Appendix I: Congressional Hispanic Caucus and Congressional Hispanic Conference chairmen and chairwomen, 1976-2012 -- Appendix J: Constitutional amendments, treaties, and major acts of Congress referenced in the text -- Appendix K: Glossary.
ISBN 9780160920288
OCLC # 818293749
Additional Format Online version: Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822-2012 (OCoLC)876294715
Microfiche version: Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822-2012 (OCoLC)884508295

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