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Race and Classification : The Case of Mexican America

By: Katzew, Ilona.
Contributor(s): Deans-Smith, Susan.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (384 p.).ISBN: 9780804772587.Subject(s): Ethnicity -- Mexico -- History -- Congresses | Ethnicity -- Southwestern States -- History -- Congresses | Racism -- Mexico -- History -- Congresses | Racism -- Southwestern States -- History -- CongressesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Race and Classification : The Case of Mexican AmericaDDC classification: 305.800972 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contributors; Introduction: The Alchemy of Race in Mexican America; 1. The Language, Genealogy, and Classification of "Race" in Colonial Mexico; 2. "Dishonor in the Hands of Indians, Spaniards, and Blacks": The (Racial) Politics of Painting in Early Modern Mexico; 3. "That This Should Be Published and Again in the Age of the Enlightenment?" Eighteenth-Century Debates About the Indian Body in Colonial Mexico; 4. Moctezuma Through the Centuries; 5. Eugenics and Racial Classification in Modern Mexican America
6. Hispanic Identities in the Southwestern United States7. Race and Erasure: The Hernandez v. Texas Case; 8. Reconfiguring Race, Gender, and Chicano/a Identity in Film; 9. Pose and Poseur: The Racial Politics of Guillermo Gómez-Peña's Photo-Performances; Notes; Index
Summary: This innovative and provocative volume focuses on the historical development of racial thinking and imagining in Mexico and the southwestern United States over a period of almost five centuries, from the earliest decades of Spanish colonial rule and the birth of a multiracial colonial population, to the present. The distinguished contributors to the volume bring into dialogue sophisticated new scholarship from an impressive range of disciplines, including social and cultural history, art history, legal studies, and performance art. The essays provide an engaging and original framework for
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Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contributors; Introduction: The Alchemy of Race in Mexican America; 1. The Language, Genealogy, and Classification of "Race" in Colonial Mexico; 2. "Dishonor in the Hands of Indians, Spaniards, and Blacks": The (Racial) Politics of Painting in Early Modern Mexico; 3. "That This Should Be Published and Again in the Age of the Enlightenment?" Eighteenth-Century Debates About the Indian Body in Colonial Mexico; 4. Moctezuma Through the Centuries; 5. Eugenics and Racial Classification in Modern Mexican America

6. Hispanic Identities in the Southwestern United States7. Race and Erasure: The Hernandez v. Texas Case; 8. Reconfiguring Race, Gender, and Chicano/a Identity in Film; 9. Pose and Poseur: The Racial Politics of Guillermo Gómez-Peña's Photo-Performances; Notes; Index

This innovative and provocative volume focuses on the historical development of racial thinking and imagining in Mexico and the southwestern United States over a period of almost five centuries, from the earliest decades of Spanish colonial rule and the birth of a multiracial colonial population, to the present. The distinguished contributors to the volume bring into dialogue sophisticated new scholarship from an impressive range of disciplines, including social and cultural history, art history, legal studies, and performance art. The essays provide an engaging and original framework for

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Ilona Katzew is Curator of Latin American Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Her books include New World Orders (1996) , which received the prestigious Henry Allen Moe Prize, and Una visión del México del Siglo de las Luces (2006). Susan Deans-Smith is Associate Professor of History in the Department of History at the University of Texas at Austin. She is the author of Bureaucrats, Planters and Workers: the Making of the Tobacco Monopoly in Bourbon Mexico (1992)

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