Dr. Patricia Bazán-Gonzalez received her Ph.D. from New York University. She teaches Spanish, Latin American culture and literature at Fairleigh Dickinson University.2017 1-4955-0525-1
The transformation and reincarnation of culture is underway in the United States and has been ongoing for hundreds of years. England and Spain each played prominent roles in influencing the historical “founding” of what America has become for nearly five centuries. This study emerges as a leading identifier of the many historical and ingrained social nuances this hybrid culture – Hispanicity
– employs as it continues to modify and challenge every cultural aspect of modern society in the United States.