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Courtship and Syncretism in Colonial Genres

D. R. M. Irving

in Colonial Counterpoint: Music in Early Modern Manila

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195378269
eISBN:
9780199864614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378269.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter argues that apparent similarities between Filipino and Spanish musical practices acted as points of convergence that promoted sustained “courtship” and engagement between the distinct ... More


Urban Indians in a Silver City: Zacatecas, Mexico, 1546-1810

Dana Velasco Murillo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804796118
eISBN:
9780804799645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796118.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Urban Indians reveals the untold story of how ethnically diverse native peoples from western and central Mexico, drawn by wages and freedom from draft labor and tribute requirements, created ... More


Vicarious Returns and a Usable Past in The Agüero Sisters, Days of Awe, and Loving Che

Iraida H. López

in Impossible Returns: Narratives of the Cuban Diaspora

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061030
eISBN:
9780813051307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061030.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 5 examines the vicarious returns appearing in novels by Cristina García, Achy Obejas, and Ana Menéndez, the first two writers among the youngest members of the one-and-a-half generation, and ... More


Comics, Dolls and the Disavowal of Racism: Learning from Mexican Mestizaje*

Mónica G. Moreno Figueroa and Emiko Saldívar Tanaka

in Creolizing Europe: Legacies and Transformations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381717
eISBN:
9781781382288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381717.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Mónica Moreno Figueroa and Emiko Saldivar explore the discourses of mestizaje (racial and cultural mixture) in Mexico in an attempt to understand the politics of public recognition of racism. They ... More


Forging the Nation: The Postrevolutionary Years

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco

in Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism & Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195340365
eISBN:
9780199896998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340365.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Dance

This chapter contextualizes the historical, political, and ideological trajectory through eras of prehispanicity, colonization, independence with burgeoning forms of nationalism and indigenismo, ... More


Afterword: Postcolonial Theories and Thai Semicolonial Hybridities

Peter A. Jackson

in The Ambiguous Allure of the West: Traces of the Colonial in Thailand

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091214
eISBN:
9789882207493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091214.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter discusses postcolonial theories of cultural hybridity to delineate some of the main forms of Siamese/Thai responses to the West. It compares Nestor García Canclini's account ... More


Stirring the Sancocho: Dominicanness, Race, and Mixture in Historical Context

Kimberly Eison Simmons

in Reconstructing Racial Identity and the African Past in the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036755
eISBN:
9780813041858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036755.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter considers the history of immigration to the Dominican Republic with a focus on the state, the census, and categories of mestizaje (processual “race mixture”). Attention is also paid to ... More


Mexicans as Europeans: Mexican Nationalism and Assimilation in New Orleans, 1910–1939

Julie M. Weise

in CorazÓn De Dixie: Mexicanos in the U.S. South since 1910

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624969
eISBN:
9781469624983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624969.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter One reconstructs the lives of the roughly 2,000 Mexican immigrants who lived for a time in New Orleans as refugees or economic migrants from Revolution-era Mexico. The chapter argues that ... More


Concepts for the Study of Regional Culture

Claudio Lomnitz-Adler

in Exits from the Labyrinth: Culture and Ideology in the Mexican National Space

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077881
eISBN:
9780520912472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077881.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter proposes a terminology and conceptual framework for studying culture in internally differentiated regional spaces. It develops a notion of regional culture as culture in power-regions, ... More


Theorizing Race in the Americas: Douglass, Sarmiento, Du Bois, and Vasconcelos

Juliet Hooker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190633691
eISBN:
9780190633714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190633691.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Theorizing Race in the Americas analyzes the accounts of race formulated by four key thinkers from the Americas: the former slave, abolitionist leader, and thinker, Frederick Douglass; the ... More


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