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

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

by Juliet Hooker

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190633691
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/01/2017
Pages: 296
Sales rank: 1,161,275
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Juliet Hooker is Professor of Political Science at Brown University. She is the author of Race and the Politics of Solidarity.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Race Theory and Hemispheric Juxtaposition
Part I : Ambas Américas
1. "A Black Sister to Massachusetts": Latin America and the Fugitive Democratic Ethos of Frederick Douglass
2. "Mi Patria de Pensamiento": Sarmiento, the United States, and the Pitfalls of Comparison
Part II: Mestizo Futurologies
3. "To See, Foresee, and Prophesy": Du Bois' Mulatto Fictions and Afro-Futurism
4. "A Doctrine that Nourished the Hopes of the Non-White Races": Vasconcelos, Mestizaje's Travels, and U.S. Latino Politics
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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