Waves of Decolonization: Discourses of Race and Hemispheric Citizenship in Cuba, Mexico, and the United States

Waves of Decolonization: Discourses of Race and Hemispheric Citizenship in Cuba, Mexico, and the United States

by David Luis-Brown
     
 

ISBN-10: 0822343665

ISBN-13: 9780822343660

Pub. Date: 10/06/2008

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

Explores why author-activists in the United States, Cuba, and Mexico defined their local struggles in relation to broader hemispheric and diasporic movements against imperialism and racial oppression.

Overview

Explores why author-activists in the United States, Cuba, and Mexico defined their local struggles in relation to broader hemispheric and diasporic movements against imperialism and racial oppression.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822343660
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
10/06/2008
Series:
New Americanists
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS....................1
INTRODUCTION Waves of Decolonization and Discourses of Hemispheric Citizenship....................35
ONE "White Slaves" and the "Arrogant Mestiza": Reconfiguring Whiteness in The Squatter and the Don and Ramona....................67
TWO "The Coming Unities" in "Our America": Decolonization and Anticolonial Messianism in Martí, Du Bois, and the Santa de Cabora....................147
THREE Transnationalisms against the State: Contesting Neocolonialism in the Harlem Renaissance, Cuban Negrismo, and Mexican Indigenismo....................202
FOUR "Rising Tides of Color": Ethnography and Theories of Race and Migration in Boas, Park, Gamio, and Hurston....................241
CODA Waves of Decolonization and Discourses of Hemispheric Citizenship....................245
NOTES....................301
REFERENCES....................329

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