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Author Sue, Christina A.

Title Land of the cosmic race : race mixture, racism, and blackness in Mexico / Christina A. Sue
Published New York : Oxford University Press, [2013]
copyright 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 234 pages) : illustrations
Summary This is a richly-detailed ethnographic account of the powerful role that race and colour play in organizing the lives and thoughts of ordinary Mexicans. It presents a previously untold story of how individuals in contemporary urban Mexico construct their identities, attitudes, and practices in the context of a dominant national belief system
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Ethnicity -- Mexico.
Mestizaje -- Mexico.
Miscegenation -- Mexico.
Mestizos -- Race identity -- Mexico.
Blacks -- Race identity -- Mexico.
National characteristics, Mexican.
Race awareness -- Mexico.
Racism -- Mexico.
Mexico -- Race relations.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199332922 ebook