Spain's Long Shadow: The Black Legend, Off-Whiteness, and Anglo-American Empire / Edition 1

Spain's Long Shadow: The Black Legend, Off-Whiteness, and Anglo-American Empire / Edition 1

by Maria DeGuzman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0816645280

ISBN-13: 9780816645282

Pub. Date: 08/07/2005

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press

The construction of Anglo-American identity as the real American, argues DeGuzman (English and Latino/a studies, U. of North Carolina-Chapel Hill), has been dependent on figures of Spain. She shows how historical people as well as image and rhetorical device of Spain and Spaniards have occupied a position in the process of American identity formation as important as

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The construction of Anglo-American identity as the real American, argues DeGuzman (English and Latino/a studies, U. of North Carolina-Chapel Hill), has been dependent on figures of Spain. She shows how historical people as well as image and rhetorical device of Spain and Spaniards have occupied a position in the process of American identity formation as important as that of Britain or France from colonial times to the present. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816645282
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Publication date:
08/07/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Introductionxi
1The Shadow of the Black Legend1
2Imperial Visions: Moor, Gypsy, and Indian69
3Consolidating Anglo-American Imperial Identity around the Spanish-American War139
4Sacred Bulls of Modernism187
5(Post)Modern Denaturalizations of Nationality243
6Afterlives of Empire289
Notes325
Bibliography347
Index359

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