Yo Soy Negro: Blackness in Peru

Yo Soy Negro: Blackness in Peru

by Tanya Maria Golash-Boza

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813044491
Publisher: University Press of Florida
Publication date: 10/15/2012
Series: New World Diasporas Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 246
Sales rank: 890,651
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Tanya Maria Golash-Boza, assistant professor of sociology and American studies at the University of Kansas, is the author of Immigration Nation?: Raids, Detentions and Deportations in Post–9/11 America.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction 1

1 Black, but Not African 28

2 Locating Black Peruvians in Latin America 59

3 Race and Color Labels in Peru 89

4 Diasporic Discourses and Local Blackness Compared 114

5 Black Is Beautiful or White Is Right? 143

6 The Politics of Difference in Peru 170

Epilogue 201

Glossary 207

Notes 211

Bibliography 215

Index 227

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