Black in Latin America.
By: Louis, Gates Henry.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : NYU Press, 2011Description: 1 online resource (272 p.).ISBN: 9780814733424.Subject(s): Blacks -- Latin America -- History | Blacks -- Race identity -- Latin America | Latin America -- Civilization -- African influences | Latin America -- Race relations | Slavery -- Latin America -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Black in Latin AmericaDDC classification: 980/.00496 LOC classification: F1419.N4 G38 2011Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
|Item type||Current location||Call number||URL||Status||Date due||Barcode|
|Electronic Book||UT Tyler Online Online||F1419.N4 G38 2011 (Browse shelf)||http://uttyler.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=865504||Available||EBL865504|
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Brazil: "May Exú Give Me the Power of Speech"; 2 Mexico: "The Black Grandma in the Closet"; 3 Peru: "The Blood of the Incas, the Blood of the Mandingas"; 4 The Dominican Republic: "Black behind the Ears"; 5 Haiti: "From My Ashes I Rise; God Is My Cause and My Sword"; 6 Cuba: The Next Cuban Revolution; Appendix: Color Categories in Latin America; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z; About the Author
12.5 million Africans were shipped to the New World during the Middle Passage. While just over 11.0 million survived the arduous journey, only about 450,000 of them arrived in the United States. The rest-over ten and a half million-were taken to the Caribbean and Latin America. This astonishing fact changes our entire picture of the history of slavery in the Western hemisphere, and of its lasting cultural impact. These millions of Africans created new and vibrant cultures, magnificently compelling syntheses of various African, English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish influences. Despite their
Description based upon print version of record.