Wolf Tracks: Popular Art and Re-Africanization in Twentieth-Century Panama

Wolf Tracks: Popular Art and Re-Africanization in Twentieth-Century Panama

by Peter Szok

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781628461725
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
Publication date: 09/30/2014
Series: Caribbean Studies Series
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Peter Szok is associate professor of history at Texas Christian University. He is the author of 'La Ultima Gaviota,' Liberalism and Nostalgia in Early Twentieth-Century Panama.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments Ph.D. in New Orleans ix

Introduction 3

1 From Whitening to Mestizaje: The Panamanian Official Identity, 1821-1941 16

2 Balboa Meets Anayansi, 1934 49

3 Rumba and the Rise of Black Proletariat Art, 1941-1990 74

4 "100% Prity": The Aesthetics of Panamanian Popular Art 111

5 Chombalizate: Re-Africanization of Sports, Music, and Politics, 1990-2010 138

Appendix: The Wolf Pack 162

Notes 198

Bibliography 235

Index 257

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