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  • Author:
    Vincent Peloso
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    0415991528
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how the history of colonial racism is connected to the problems of racism in today’s Latin American societies.

In Race and Ethnicity in Latin American History, Vincent Peloso traces the story of ethnicity and race in Latin America from the sixteenth century to the contemporary period. In a short, synthetic narrative, he lays the groundwork for students to understand how the history of colonial racism is connected to the problems of racism in today’s Latin American societies

There is no single system of races or ethnicities that covers all modern Latin America, and usage of labels may vary substantially.

There is no single system of races or ethnicities that covers all modern Latin America, and usage of labels may vary substantially. In Mexico, for example, the category mestizo is not defined or applied the same as the corresponding category of mestiço in Brazil. In spite of these differences, the construction of race in Latin America can be contrasted with concepts of race and ethnicity in the United States.

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In Race and Ethnicity in Latin American History, Vincent Peloso traces the story of ethnicity and race in Latin America from the sixteenth century to the contemporary period. In a short, synthetic narrative, he lays the groundwork for students to understand how the history of colonial racism is connected to the problems of racism in today’s Latin American societies. You are leaving VitalSource and being redirected to Race and Ethnicity in Latin American History. eTextbook Return Policy. This book's format is not supported currently, please contact the publisher.

The Spanish and Portuguese empires that existed in the Americas for over three hundred years resulted in the creation of a New World population in which a complex array of racial and ethnic distinctions were embedded in the discourse of power. During the colonial era, racial and ethnic identities were publicly acknowledged by the state and the Church, and subject to stringent codes that shaped both individual lives and the structures of society.

how the history of colonial racism is connected to the problems of racism in today's Latin American societies. In a short, synthetic narrative, he lays the groundwork for students to understand how the history of colonial racism is connected to the problems of racism in today's Latin American societies

The legacy of these distinctions continued after independence, as race and ethnicity continued to form culturally defined categories of social life.

The legacy of these distinctions continued after independence, as race and ethnicity continued to form culturally defined categories of social life. In Race and Ethnicity in Latin American History, Vincent Peloso traces the story of ethnicity and race in Latin America from the sixteenth century to the contemporary period. In a short, synthetic narrative, he lays the groundwork for students to understand how the history of colonial racism is connected to the problems of racism in today's Latin American societies.

For over ten years, Race and Ethnicity in Latin America has been an essential text for . Race and ethnic identities are increasingly salient in Latin America

For over ten years, Race and Ethnicity in Latin America has been an essential text for students studying the region. Race and ethnic identities are increasingly salient in Latin America. Peter Wade examines changing perspectives on Black and Indian populations in the region, tracing similarities and differences in the way these peoples have been seen by academics and national elites. This book should be the first port of call for anthropologists and sociologists studying identity in Latin America.

Home Vincent Peloso Race and Ethnicity in Latin American History. Vincent C. Peloso is Professor of History Emeritus at Howard University. Race and Ethnicity in Latin American History. ISBN 10: 0415991528, ISBN 13: 9780415991520.

Regions: Latin America - Ethnic relations - History. Latin America - Race relations - History. Genres: Electronic books.

Author: Peloso, Vincent C. Published: New York : Routledge, 2014. Regions: Latin America - Ethnic relations - History.

This book breaks new ground with its rigorous comparative approach, which reveals the variety of Latin American attitudes . Indispensable reading for all scholars and students of race and ethnicity in Latin America.

This book breaks new ground with its rigorous comparative approach, which reveals the variety of Latin American attitudes towards and perceptions of racial difference, and with its systematic use of questionnaire data, which allow many standard ideas about race in Latin American countries to be tested in detail-and confirmed in some cases, but challenged in others. Peter Wade, University of Manchester.

The Spanish and Portuguese empires that existed in the Americas for over three hundred years resulted in the creation of a New World population in which a complex array of racial and ethnic distinctions were embedded in the discourse of power. During the colonial era, racial and ethnic identities were publicly acknowledged by the state and the Church, and subject to stringent codes that shaped both individual lives and the structures of society. The legacy of these distinctions continued after independence, as race and ethnicity continued to form culturally defined categories of social life.

In Race and Ethnicity in Latin American History, Vincent Peloso traces the story of ethnicity and race in Latin America from the sixteenth century to the contemporary period. In a short, synthetic narrative, he lays the groundwork for students to understand how the history of colonial racism is connected to the problems of racism in today’s Latin American societies. With features including timelines, plentiful maps and illustrations, and boxes highlighting important historical figures, the text provides a clear and accessible introduction to the complex subject of race and ethnicity in the history of Latin America.