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Alternative title: Origenes : la influencia y contribucion de los victorianos de origen español y latino americano, 1901-2001
Issue Details: First known date: 2001... 2001 Origenes : The Presence and Contribution of Victorians of Spanish and Latin American Origins 1901-2001
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The book is structured in two parts. The first provides socio-historical background on the migration and contributions of Hispanic Australians to Victoria. The second part, based on interviews, is comprised of biographical accounts of Hispanic Australians living in Victoria.


  • The publication is in both Spanish and English, in two sections, with page numbers beginning at 1 for each section.
  • Dedication: To my son, Rodrigo, and to my daughter, Isabel and to Mark and Leonor Gonzo, my other son and daughter. To my brother Jesus and my sisters Isabel, Milagros, Asuncion and Rosario.

    In memory of my parents Jesus Torres and Milagros Hornero.

    Also in memory of Rosa Nunez Trigueros de Ortega, a member of Melbourne's Spanish community, a woman of integrity and unshakeable faith in humanity from whom I learnt much.

  • Epigraph: 'If we want to / We can write history anew / We can invent the sunlight / We can get the sky to move / We can use poetry to build with' Illapu


* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:CELAS , 2001 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Hugo Maggi - Carpenter and Explorer of the Soul, Rafaela Lopez , single work biography (p. 149-150; 147-148)
Fragmentsi"To fall with the coming of dusk=Caer frente al crepúsculo", Hugo Maggi , single work poetry (p. 150; 148)
Carlos Hernan Sanchez - Actor, Radio Broadcaster, Arts Worker, Rafaela Lopez , single work biography (p. 158-159; 156-157)
Simon Palomares - Comedian, Actor, Writer and Director, Rafaela Lopez , single work biography (p. 186-187;184-185)
Silvia Cuevas Morales - Poet, Writer and Translator, Rafaela Lopez , single work biography (p. 191-192; 189-190)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Language: English , Spanish
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