Murakami Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | August 21, 2014

Richard Bausch: IMG Why Literature Can Save Us



Our title is, of course, a problem. "Why Literature Can Save Us." And of course the problem is one of definition: what those words mean. What is... Continue »
  1. $18.87 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    Before, During, After

    Richard Bausch 9780307266262

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$33.25
New Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Qty Store Section
25 Remote Warehouse Ethnic Studies- General

Blackness and Race Mixture: The Dynamics of Racial Identity in Colombia (Johns Hopkins Studies in Atlantic History and Culture)

by

Blackness and Race Mixture: The Dynamics of Racial Identity in Colombia (Johns Hopkins Studies in Atlantic History and Culture) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Drawing on extensive anthropological fieldwork, Peter Wade shows how the concept of blackness and discrimination are deeply embedded in different social levels and contexts — from region to neighborhood, and from politics and economics to housing, marriage, music, and personal identity.

Synopsis:

The idea of "racial democracy" in Latin American populations has traditionally assumed that class is a more significant factor than race. But despite the emergence of a mestizo class--people who are culturally and racially mixed--there remains a complex discrimination against blacks. Drawing on extensive anthropological fieldwork, Wade shows how the concept of "blackness" and discrimination are deeply embedded in different social levels and contexts.

Synopsis:

This work focuses on the "racial democracy" of Colombia to explore the significance of culture and class in a racially mixed population. Drawing on anthropological fieldwork, it shows how the concept of "blackness" and discrimination are deeply embedded in different social levels and contexts.

Synopsis:

Peter Wade focuses on the 'racial democracy' of Colombia-- specifically the black population of the Choco province--to explore the significance of culture and class in a racially mixed population.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780801852510
Author:
Wade, Peter
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Location:
Baltimore :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Sociology
Subject:
Sociology, anthropology and archaeology
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Ethnic Studies
Subject:
Minority Studies - Race Relations
Subject:
Blacks
Subject:
Colombia
Subject:
Miscegenation -- Colombia -- History.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - General
Subject:
Latin America - General
Subject:
Colombia Social conditions.
Subject:
Blacks - Colombia - Race identity
Edition Description:
Johns Hopkins paperbacks ed.
Series:
Johns Hopkins Studies in Atlantic History & Culture
Publication Date:
19950831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
436
Dimensions:
9.01x6.05x1.07 in. 1.33 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. Feminismo!: The Woman's Movement in... New Trade Paper $15.95
  2. Crowns of glory, tears of blood :the... Used Hardcover $7.50
  3. Oil, Banks, and Politics: The United... New Trade Paper $32.50
  4. Slave Rebellion in Brazil: The... Used Trade Paper $8.95
  5. Eva Peron: The Myths of a Woman Used Trade Paper $4.50
  6. Imagination Beyond Nation: Latin... Used Trade Paper $15.95

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » General
History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » Immigration
History and Social Science » Latin America » Colombia
History and Social Science » Politics » General
History and Social Science » World History » Latin America

Blackness and Race Mixture: The Dynamics of Racial Identity in Colombia (Johns Hopkins Studies in Atlantic History and Culture) New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$33.25 In Stock
Product details 436 pages Johns Hopkins University Press - English 9780801852510 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The idea of "racial democracy" in Latin American populations has traditionally assumed that class is a more significant factor than race. But despite the emergence of a mestizo class--people who are culturally and racially mixed--there remains a complex discrimination against blacks. Drawing on extensive anthropological fieldwork, Wade shows how the concept of "blackness" and discrimination are deeply embedded in different social levels and contexts.
"Synopsis" by , This work focuses on the "racial democracy" of Colombia to explore the significance of culture and class in a racially mixed population. Drawing on anthropological fieldwork, it shows how the concept of "blackness" and discrimination are deeply embedded in different social levels and contexts.
"Synopsis" by , Peter Wade focuses on the 'racial democracy' of Colombia-- specifically the black population of the Choco province--to explore the significance of culture and class in a racially mixed population.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.