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Race, Colonialism, and Social Transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean
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Race, Colonialism, and Social Transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Jerome Branche

Abstract

This collection of essays offers an overview of colonial legacies of racial and social inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean. The essays offer new paradigms and approaches to both reading and resolving the opposing forces of race, class, and the power of states. The contributors are drawn from a variety of fields, including literary criticism, anthropology, politics, and sociology. They abandon the traditional approaches that study racialized oppression in Latin America only from the standpoint of its impact on either Indians or people of African descent. Instead, they examine colonial ... More

Keywords: colonial legacies, racial, social inequality, Latin America, Caribbean

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780813032641
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813032641.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jerome Branche, editor
University of Pittsburgh

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