American Ethnic Geography


A Selected Bibliography of the
Ethnic and Cultural Geography of the
United States and Canada


| Atlases | American Indians | Midland Subculture | Lower Southern Subculture | New England Subculture |
| Mormons | African Americans | Ethnic and Racial Mixtures | Hispanic Americans | German Americans |
| German Anabaptist Groups | Dutch Americans | Scandinavian Americans | Finnish Americans |
| Canadian French | Louisiana/Mississippi Valley French | Irish and Scotch-Irish Americans |
| Slavic Americans | Italian Americans | Jewish Americans | Asian Americans |
| Comparative and Cross-Cultural Studies | Settlement Morphology | Religion | Language |
| Agriculture | Folk Architecture | Politics | Music | Culture Regions and Boundaries |


ETHNIC AND RACIAL MIXTURES

Beale, Calvin. "American Triracial Isolates." Eugenics Quarterly 4 (1957): 187-196.

Berry, Brewton. Almost White: A Study of Certain Racial Hybrids in the Eastern United States. New York: Macmillan, 1963.

Bible, Jean P. Melungeons Yesterday and Today. Rogersville, TN: , 1975.

Blu, K. I. The Lumbee Problem. Cambridge, MA: , 1980.

Brown, Jennifer S. H. "The Métis: Genesis and Rebirth." In Native People, Native Lands: Canadian Indians, Inuit, and Metis, ed. Bruce Alden Cox, 136-147. Ottawa, Canada: Carleton University Press, 1988.

Burley, David and Horsfall, Gayle. "Vernacular Houses and Farmsteads of the Canadian Metis." Journal of Cultural Geography 10 (Winter 1989): 19-34.

Driben, Paul. We are Metis: The Ethnography of a Halfbreed Community in Northern Alberta. New York: , 1985.

Dunlap, and Weslager, . "Trends in the Naming of Triracial Mixed-Blood Groups in the Eastern U.S." American Speech 22 (1947): 81-87.

Ens, Gerhard. "Dispossession or Adaptation: Migration and Persistence of the Red River Métis, 1835-1890." Historical Papers, Canadian Historical Association (1988): 120-144.

Faragher, John Mack. "American, Mexicans, Métis: A Community Approach to the Comparative Study of North American Frontiers." In Under an Open Sky: Rethinking America's Western Past, eds. William Cronon, George Miles, and Jay Gitlin, 90-109. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1992.

Gilber, . "Mixed Bloods of the Upper Monongahela Valley, West Virginia." Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 36 (1946): 1-13.

Giraud, Marcel. "Métis Settlement in the Northwest Territories." Saskatchewan History 7, no. 1 (1954): 1-16.

Gorham, Harriet. "Families of Mixed Descent in the Western Great Lakes Region." In Native People, Native Lands: Canadian Indians, Inuit, and Metis, ed. Bruce Alden Cox, 37-55. Ottawa, Canada: Carleton University Press, 1988.

Peterson, Jacqueline and Brown, Jennifer S. H., eds. The New Peoples: Being and Becoming Métis in North America. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1985.

Pollitzer, . "The Physical Anthropology and Genetics of Marginal People of the Southeastern U.S." American Anthropologist 74 (1972): 719-734.

Porter, . "The Seminole Negro Indian Scouts." Southwestern Historical Quarterly 55 (1951): 358-377.

Price, Edward T. "A Geographical Analysis of White-Negro-Indian Racial Mixtures in the Eastern U.S." Annals of the Association of American Geographers 43 (1953): 138-155.

________. "The Melungeons: A Mixed-Blood Strain of the Southern Appalachians." Geographical Review 41 (1951): 256-271.

Ray, Arthur J. "Reflections on Fur Trade Social History and Métis History in Canada." American Indian Culture and Research Journal 6 (1982): 91-107.

Ross, Thomas E. "The Lumbees: Population Growth of a Non-Reservation Indian Tribe." In A Cultural Geography of North American Indians, eds. Thomas E. Ross and Tyrel G. Moore, 297-309.

Sprenger, Herman. "The Métis Nation: Buffalo Hunting versus Agriculture in the Red River Settlement, 1810-1870." In Native People, Native Lands: Canadian Indians, Inuit, and Metis, ed. Bruce Alden Cox, 120-135. Ottawa, Canada: Carleton University Press, 1988.

Thompson, . "The Little Races." American Anthropologist 74 (1972): 1295-1306.

Valentine, and Young, . "The Situation of the Metis of Northern Saskatchewan." Canadian Geographer 4 (1954): 49-56.




HISPANIC AMERICANS

Alvarez, J.H. "A Demographic Profile of the Mexican Immigration to the United States, 1910-1950." Journal of Inter-American Studies 8 (1966): 471-196.

Arreola, Daniel D. "Mexican Americans." In Ethnicity in Contemporary America: A Geographical Perspective, ed. Jesse O. McKee, 77-94. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt, 1985.

________. "The Mexican American Cultural Capital." Geographical Review 77 (1987): 17-34.

________. "Mexican American Exterior Murals." Geographical Review 74 (1984): 409-424.

________. "Mexican American Housescapes." Geographical Review 78 (1988): 299-315.

________. "Mexico Origins of South Texas Mexican Americans, 1930." Journal of Historical Geography 19 (1993): 48-63.

________. "Plaza Towns of South Texas." Geographical Review 82 (1992): 56-73.

________. "The Texas-Mexican Homeland." Journal of Cultural Geography 13, no. 2 (Spring/Summer, 1993): 61-74.

Bean, F. D. and Tienda, M. The Hispanic Population of the United States. 1988.

Bishko, Charles J. "The Peninsular Background of Latin American Cattle Ranching." Hispanic American Historical Review 32 (1952): 493-515.

Boswell, Thomas D. "The Cuban-Americans." In Ethnicity in Contemporary America: A Geographical Perspective, ed. Jesse O. McKee, 95-116. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt, 1985.

________. "The Cuban-American Homeland in Miami." Journal of Cultural Geography 13, no. 2 (Spring/Summer, 1993): 133-148.

________. "The Growth and Proportional Redistribution of the Mexican Stock Population in the United States: 1900-1970." Mississippi Geographer 6 (Spring, 1979): 57-76.

________. "Puerto Ricans Living in the United States." In Ethnicity in Contemporary America: A Geographical Perspective, ed. Jesse O. McKee, 117-144. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt, 1985.

________. "Residential Patterns of Puerto Ricans in New York City." Geographical Review 66 (1976):

Boswell, Thomas D. and Curtis, James R. The Cuban-American Experience. Totowa, NJ: Rowman and Allanheld, 1984.

Boswell, Thomas D. and Jones, Timothy C. "A Regionalization of Mexican-Americans in the United States." Geographical Review 70 (1980): 88-98.

Broadbent, Elizabeth. "Mexican Population in the Southwestern United States." Texas Geographic Magazine 5, no. 2 (1941): 16-24.

Carlson, Alvar W. "Corrales, New Mexico: Transition in a Spanish-American Community." Red River Valley Historical Review 4 (Summer 1979): 88-99.

________. "Long Lots in the Rio Arriba." Annals of the Association of American Geographers 65 (1975): 48-57.

________. "Seasonal Farm Labor in the San Luis Valley." Annals of the Association of American Geographers 63 (1973): 97-108.

________. "The Settling Processes of Mexican Americans in Northwestern Ohio." Journal of Mexican American History 5 (1975): 24-42.

________. The Spanish American Homeland: Four Centuries in New Mexico's Rio Arriba. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1990.

________. "Spanish Americans in New Mexico's Río Arriba." In To Build in a New Land: Ethnic Landscapes in North America, ed. Allen G. Noble, 345-361. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992.

Culbert, James J. "Distribution of the Spanish-American Population in New Mexico." Economic Geography 19 (1943): 171-176.

Curtis, J. R. "Miami's Little Havana: Yard Shrines, Cult Religion and Landscape." Journal of Cultural Geography 1 (1980): 1-15.

Dagodag, W.T. "Source Regions and Composition of Illegal Mexican Immigration to California." International Migration Review 9 (1975): 499-511.

de la Teja, Jesús. San Antonios de Béxar: A Community on New Spain's Northern Frontier. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1995.

Doolittle, William E. "Las Marismas to Pánuco to Texas: The Transfer of Open Range Cattle Ranching from Iberia through Northeastern Mexico." Yearbook of the Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers 13 (1987): 3-11.

Dunkle, John R. "Population Change as an Element in the Historical Geography of St. Augustine." Florida Historical Quarterly 37 (1958): 3-32.

Faragher, John Mack. "American, Mexicans, Métis: A Community Approach to the Comparative Study of North American Frontiers." In Under an Open Sky: Rethinking America's Western Past, eds. William Cronon, George Miles, and Jay Gitlin, 90-109. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1992.

Foster, George M. Culture and Conquest: America's Spanish Heritage. New York: , 1960.

Frisbee, Parker. "Illegal Migration from Mexico to the United States: A Longitudinal Analysis." International Migration Review 9 (1975): 3-13.

Galarza, Ernesto. "Mexicans in the Southwest: A Culture in Process." In Plural Society in the Southwest, eds. Edward M. Spicer and Raymond H. Thompson, 261-297. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1972.

Gentilcore, R. Louis. "Missions and Mission Lands of Alta California." Annals of the Association of American Geographers 51 (1961): 46-72.

Glick, Thomas F. The Old World Background of the Irrigation System of San Antonio. El Paso: 1972.

Gritzner, Charles F. "Hispano Grist Mills in New Mexico." Annals of the Association of American Geographers 64 (1974): 514-524.

________. "Log Barns of Hispanic New Mexico." Journal of Cultural Geography 10 (Spring/Summer 1990): 21-34.

________. "Log Housing in New Mexico." Pioneer America 3 (July 1971): 54-62.

Harner, John P. "Continuity amidst Change: Undocumented Mexican Migration to Arizona." Professional Geographer 47 (1995): 399-411.

Hornbeck, David. "Land Tenure and Rancho Expansion in Alta California, 1784-1846." Journal of Historical Geography 4 (1978): 371-390.

________. "Mexican-American Land Tenure Conflict in California." Journal of Geography 75 (1976): 209-221.

________. "Spanish Legacy in the Borderlands." In The Making of the American Landscape, ed. Michael P. Conzen, 51-62. Boston: Unwin Hyman, 1990.

Jones, Richard C. "Causes of Salvadoran Migration to the United States." Geographical Review 79 (1989): 183-194.

________. "Changing Patterns of Undocumented Mexican Migration to South Texas." Social Science Quarterly 65 (1984): 465-481.

________. "Channelization of Undocumented Migrants to the U.S." Economic Geography 58 (1982): 156-176.

________. "Immigration Reform and Migrant Flows: Compositional and Spatial Changes in Mexican Migration after the Immigration Reform Act of 1986." Annals of the Association of American Geographers 85 (1995): 715-730.

________. "Micro-source Regions of Mexican Undocumented Migration." National Geographic Research 4 (1988): 11-22.

________. Patterns of Undocumented Migration: Mexico and the United States. Totowa, NJ: 1984.

________. "Undocumented Migration from Mexico: Some Geographical Questions." Annals of the Association of American Geographers 72 (1982): 77-87.

Jordan, Terry G. "The 1887 Census of Texas' Hispanic Population." Aztlan-International Journal of Chicano Studies Research 12 (1981): 271-278.

McCleskey, Clifton and Merrill, Bruce. "Mexican-American Political Behavior in Texas." Social Science Quarterly 53 (1973): 785-798.

McHugh, Kevin. "Hispanic Migration and Population Redistribution in the United States." Professional Geographer 41 (1989): 429-439.

Martínez, Oscar J. "A Binational Region: The Borderlands." In Regional Studies: The Interplay of Land and People, ed. Glen E. Lich, 136-152. College Station: Texas A&M Press, 1992.

Matovina, Timothy M. Tejano Religion and Ethnicity: San Antonio, 1821-1960. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1995.

Meinig, Donald W. Southwest: Three Peoples in Geographic Change, 1600-1970. New York: Oxford University Press, 1971.

Myres, Sandra L. "The Ranching Frontier: Spanish Institutional Backgrounds of the Plains Cattle Industry." In Essays on the American West, ed. Harold M. Hollingsworth and Sandra L. Myres, 19-39. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1969.

Nelson, . "Townscapes of Mexico: An Example of the Regional Variation of Townscapes." Economic Geography 39 (1963): 74-83.

Nostrand, Richard L. "The Century of Hispano Expansion." New Mexico Historical Review 62 (1987): 361-386.

________. "El Cerrito Revisited." New Mexico Historical Review 57 (1982): 109-122.

________. "The Hispanic-American Borderland: Delimitation of an American Culture Region." Annals of the Association of American Geographers 60 (1970): 638-661.

________. The Hispano Homeland. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1992.

________. "The Hispano Homeland in 1900." Annals of the Association of American Geographers 70 (1980): 382-396.

________. "Mexican Americans Circa 1850." Annals of the Association of American Geographers 65 (1975): 378-390.

________. "The New Mexico-Centered Hispano Homeland." Journal of Cultural Geography 13, no. 2 (Spring/Summer, 1993): 47-59.

________. "The Spanish Borderlands." In North America: The Historical Geography of a Changing Continent, ed. Robert D. Mitchell and Paul A. Groves, 48-64. Totawa, NJ: Rowman and Littlefield, 1987.

________. "Spanish Roots in the Borderlands." Geographical Magazine 52 (1979-1980): 203-209.

Novak, R. T. "Distribution of Puerto Ricans on Manhattan Island." Geographical Review 46 (1956): 182-186.

Raup, H. F. and Pounds, W. B. "Northernmost Spanish Frontier in California as Shown by the Distribution of Geographic Names." California Historical Society Quarterly 32 (1953): 43-48.

Robinson, . "Colonial Ranch Architecture in the Spanish Mexican Tradition." Southwestern Historical Quarterly 83 (1979): 123-150.

Rosales, F. A. "The Regional Origins of Mexicano Immigrants to Chicago during the 1920s." Aztlán 7 (1976): 187-201.

Simmons, M. "Settlement Patterns and Village Plans in Colonial New Mexico." Journal of the West 8 (1969): 7-21.

Stanislawski, Dan. "Early Spanish Town-Planning in the New World." Geographical Review 37 (1947): 94-105.


| Atlases | American Indians | Midland Subculture | Lower Southern Subculture | New England Subculture |
| Mormons | African Americans | Ethnic and Racial Mixtures | Hispanic Americans | German Americans |
| German Anabaptist Groups | Dutch Americans | Scandinavian Americans | Finnish Americans |
| Canadian French | Louisiana/Mississippi Valley French | Irish and Scotch-Irish Americans |
| Slavic Americans | Italian Americans | Jewish Americans | Asian Americans |
| Comparative and Cross-Cultural Studies | Settlement Morphology | Religion | Language |
| Agriculture | Folk Architecture | Politics | Music | Culture Regions and Boundaries |

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