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Chocolate and Corn Flour : History, Race, and Place in the Making of "Black" Mexico

By: Lewis, Laura A.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2012Description: 1 online resource (390 p.).ISBN: 9780822394778.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Chocolate and Corn Flour : History, Race, and Place in the Making of “Black” MexicoDDC classification: 305.800972 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter One: The Lay of the Land; Chapter Two: Identity in Discourse: The "Race" Has Been Lost; Chapter Three: Identity in Performance; Chapter Four: Africa in Mexico: An Intellectual History; Chapter Five: Culture Work: So Much Money; Chapter Six: Being from Here; Chapter Seven: A Family Divided? : Centripetal and Centrifugal Forces; Chapter Eight: Transnationalism, Place, and the Mundane; Conclusion: What's in a Name?; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: Chocolate and Corn Flour explores the history and contemporary culture of African descended Mexicans in the agricultural village of San Nicolás on the southern Pacific Coast of Guerrero (the Costa Chica). This ethnography emphasizes that local history is crucial to understanding identity and explores how racial categories are complicated by globalization and the influence of outsiders.
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Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter One: The Lay of the Land; Chapter Two: Identity in Discourse: The "Race" Has Been Lost; Chapter Three: Identity in Performance; Chapter Four: Africa in Mexico: An Intellectual History; Chapter Five: Culture Work: So Much Money; Chapter Six: Being from Here; Chapter Seven: A Family Divided? : Centripetal and Centrifugal Forces; Chapter Eight: Transnationalism, Place, and the Mundane; Conclusion: What's in a Name?; Notes; Bibliography; Index

Chocolate and Corn Flour explores the history and contemporary culture of African descended Mexicans in the agricultural village of San Nicolás on the southern Pacific Coast of Guerrero (the Costa Chica). This ethnography emphasizes that local history is crucial to understanding identity and explores how racial categories are complicated by globalization and the influence of outsiders.

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<p>Laura A. Lewis is Professor of Anthropology at James Madison University and the author of Hall of Mirrors: Power, Witchcraft and Caste in Colonial Mexico , also published by Duke University Press.</p>

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