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Blackness in the white nation : a history of Afro-Uruguay

Author: George Reid Andrews
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In Blackness in the White Nation, George Reid Andrews offers a comprehensive history of Afro-Uruguayans from the colonial period to the present. Showing how social and political mobilization is intertwined with candombe, he traces the development of Afro-Uruguayan racial discourse and argues that candombe's evolution as a central part of the nation's culture has not fundamentally helped the cause of racial  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Reid Andrews
ISBN: 9780807834176 0807834173 9780807871584 0807871583
OCLC Number: 580105050
Description: xiii, 241 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
This noble race has glorious aspirations, 1830-1920 --
Remembering Africa : comparsas and candombe, 1870-1950 --
The new Negros, 1920-1960 --
Today everyone dances candombe, 1950-2010 --
Dictatorship and democracy, 1960-2010.
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