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The United States of the United Races: A Utopian History of Racial Mixing

Greg Carter

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772492
eISBN:
9780814790489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772492.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Barack Obama's historic presidency has re-inserted mixed race into the national conversation. While the troubled and pejorative history of racial amalgamation throughout U.S. history is a familiar ... More


“To See, Foresee, and Prophesy”: Du Bois’s Mulatto Fictions and Afro-Futurism

Juliet Hooker

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190633691
eISBN:
9780190633714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190633691.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

This chapter analyzes the work of the later W. E. B. Du Bois. It argues that racial mixture was a key lens through which Du Bois moved beyond the United States and extended his analysis of the global ... More


Brazil’s “Comfortable Racial Contradiction”

Jennifer Roth-Gordon

in Race and the Brazilian Body: Blackness, Whiteness, and Everyday Language in Rio de Janeiro

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293793
eISBN:
9780520967151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293793.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The introduction to this book briefly summarizes Brazilian race relations through an analysis of historical events and Brazilian fairy tales as well as current day examples including political ... More


Say It Loud, I’m One Drop and I’m Proud

Greg Carter

in The United States of the United Races: A Utopian History of Racial Mixing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772492
eISBN:
9780814790489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772492.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses assimilation literatures that uphold interethnic marriage rates as the prime measure of incorporation into the mainstream. In particular, Edward Reuter's The Mulatto in the ... More


Enslaved Women and British Comic Culture

Brooke N. Newman

in A Dark Inheritance: Blood, Race, and Sex in Colonial Jamaica

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300225556
eISBN:
9780300240979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300225556.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Chapter 5 shifts focus to metropolitan Britain and the popular imaginary. Through analysis of satirical prints, plays, songs, novels, and poems, it shows how visual and literary representations of ... More


Scripts of Blackness: Race, Cultural Nationalism, and U.S. Colonialism in Puerto Rico

Isar P. Godreau

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038907
eISBN:
9780252096860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038907.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The geopolitical influence of the United States informs the processes of racialization in Puerto Rico, including the construction of black places. This book explores how Puerto Rican national ... More


Conclusion

Brooke N. Newman

in A Dark Inheritance: Blood, Race, and Sex in Colonial Jamaica

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300225556
eISBN:
9780300240979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300225556.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The conclusion reconsiders the constitutional framework of the British Atlantic empire. It explains why, in a revolutionary age characterized by the politicization of Enlightenment discourse ... More


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