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Central America and Northern and Western South America

Author: Norman E Whitten
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana Univ. Press, 1998.
Series: Blacks in the diaspora; Blackness in Latin America and the Caribbean, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Argues that if we are to understand the meanings of blackness in the African diaspora, and elsewhere, we must critically examine paradigms that have emerged over the past five centuries out of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman E Whitten
ISBN: 0253334047 9780253334046 025321193X 9780253211934 0253334063 9780253334060 0253211948 9780253211941
OCLC Number: 174455892
Description: XII, 520 Seiten.
Contents: Preface and AcknowledgmentsPart I: The Black Americas and the African Diaspora in the Late Twentieth CenturyNorman E. Whitten, Jr. and Arlene Torres, General IntroductionTo Forge the Future in the Fires of the Past: An Interpretive Essay on Racism, Domination, Resistance and LiberationPart II: Central America and the Northern South American LowlandsChapter 1: Norman E. Whitten, Jr. and Arlene Torres, Introduction to Volume I: Central America, Northern, and Western South AmericaChapter 2: Norman E. Whitten, Jr. and Diego Quiroga,". . . to rescue national dignity": Blackness as a Quality of Nationalist Creativity in EcuadorChapter 3: R. S. Bryce-LaporteCrisis, Contraculture, and Religion Among West Indians in the Panama Canal ZoneChapter 4: Philippe BourgoisThe Black Diaspora in Costa Rica: Upward Mobility and Ethnic DiscriminationChapter 5: Virginia KernsStructural Continuity in the Division of Men's and Women's Work among the Black Carib (Garifuna) [Belize]Chapter 6: Carol L. JenkinsRitual and Resource Flow: The Garifuna duguChapter 7: Norman E. Whitten, Jr.Ritual Enactment of Sex Roles in the Pacific Lowlands of Ecuador-ColombiaChapter 8: Nina S. de FriedemanGold Mining and Descent: Guelmambi, Narino [Colombia]Chapter 9: Rebecca B. BatemanAfricans and Indians: A Comparative Study of the Black Carib and Black Seminole [Honduras, Belize, Florida]Chapter 10: Berta PerezPantera Negra: A Messianic Figure of Historical Resistance and Cultural Survival Among Maroon Descendants in Southern VenezuelaChapter 11: David M. GussThe Selling of San Juan: The Performance of History in an Afro-Venezuelan CommunityChapter 12: Joel StreickerPolicing Boundaries: Race, Class, and Gender in Cartagena, Colombia [Atlantic Coast, Colombia]Part III: The AndesChapter 13: Peter WadeThe Cultural Politics of Blackness in ColombiaChapter 14: Madeline Barbara LeonsStratification and Pluralism in the Bolivian YungasChapter 15: Kathleen KlumppBlack Traders of North Highland EcuadorChapter 16: Peter WadeMedellin: Working in the CityMedellin: Living in the CityChapter 17: Robert W. Templeman"We Are of the Yungas, We Are the Saya Race:" Afro-Bolivian Music and the Emergence of the Black Movement in BoliviaChapter 18: Michael TaussigFolk Healing and the Structure of Conquest in Southwest Colombia
Series Title: Blacks in the diaspora; Blackness in Latin America and the Caribbean, 1.
Responsibility: comp., ed., and with a general introd. by Norman E. Whitten.


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