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Harvest of Empire by Juan Gonzalez

Through the time immemorial, humans have been moved into new geographical territories with various reasons that motivate them. The most basic motivation of discovering and searching new territories is for economic development which is the terms of immigration. And there are not many of economically developed countries, which pulls high number of immigrants and takes actual high percentages in immigrant statistics.
In present time, this immigration experience assumes as the constant affairs of American life. Because the views of people from other countries are America as the land of full opportunities for their better life no matter that they are coming in America legally or illegally.
Juan Gonzales the author of the book titled, Harvest of Empire, criticized and analyzed this view by focusing on the Latino population of immigration and how the America’s foreign policies influences toward it.
In his work, Juan Gonzales tries to overviewing how the Latino immigrants started to move in American historically and he also provides an analysis of the current events that showing the effects and frictions on Latino population thereby America’s politics and diplomacy. During reading Harvest of Empire by Juan Gonzales, I thought a lot of time that this book is for all people who want to know about the history of Latino immigration in America in detail. Because Gonzalez delivers Latino’s historical processes of movement and settlement through all over the time periods from past to present day and divides his book into three parts as “Roots”, “Branches” and “Harvest” to give more information in details and help the reader for better understanding.
The first part of the book “Roots” tells us only about the historical background of the Latino immigration. This part is pretty much providing the information about the early relationships…...

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