Afro-Latin America, 1800-2000.
By: Andrews, George Reid.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2004Description: 1 online resource (299 p.).ISBN: 9780198034773.Subject(s): Blacks -- Latin America -- History | Latin America -- Race relations | Racially mixed people -- Latin America -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Afro-Latin America, 1800-2000DDC classification: 980 | 980.00496 | 980/.00496 LOC classification: F1419 .N4 A63 2004Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Maps; Introduction; Chapter 1 1800; Chapter 2 "An Exterminating Bolt of Lightning": The Wars for Freedom, 1810-1890; Chapter 3 "Our New Citizens, the Blacks": The Politics of Freedom, 1810-1890; Chapter 4 "A Transfusion of New Blood": Whitening, 1880-1930; Chapter 5 Browning and Blackening, 1930-2000; Chapter 6 Into the Twenty-First Century: 2000 and Beyond; Appendix: Population Counts, 1800-2000; Glossary; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index
While the rise and abolition of slavery and ongoing race relations are central themes of the history of the United States, the African diaspora actually had a far greater impact on Latin and Central America. More than ten times as many Africans came to Spanish and Portuguese America as the United States. In this, the first history of the African diaspora in Latin America from emancipation to the present, George Reid Andrews deftly synthesizes the history of people of African descent in every Latin American country from Mexico and the Caribbean to Argentina. He examines how African peooples and
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