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The specter of races : Latin American anthropology and literature between the wars

Author: Anke Birkenmaier
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2016. ©2016
Series: New World studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Arguing that race has been the specter that has haunted many of the discussions about Latin American regional and national cultures today, Anke Birkenmaier describes Latin American anthropology as a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anke Birkenmaier
ISBN: 9780813938783 0813938783 9780813938790 0813938791
OCLC Number: 928488309
Description: viii, 211 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Fernando Ortiz and the meanings of raza --
Paul Rivet's museum matrix and the "drama of inadaptation" --
Jacques Roumain, Haiti, and the margins of Latin America --
Gilberto Freyre and the science of culture.
Series Title: New World studies.
Responsibility: Anke Birkenmaier.
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