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Published: 10 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374923-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7492-3
Published: 27 December 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387350-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8735-0
..., equating feminine with ‘‘fascinated, violated, or seduced The sons of La Malinche, in Octavio Paz’s formulation, are the mestizo people— José Vasconcelos’s raza cósmica. Born of this unequal marriage of European empires and American colonies, they spring from betrayal, tragedy, and...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397021-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9702-1
...• digmatic identity of their nation since the nineteenth century. After the Revolution, and particularly - but not only - under Lazaro Car• denas, the Mexican state set about creating la raza cosmica and at promoting its image as a mestizo nation (Mallon, 1995; Becker, 1995). The case of Bolivia...
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By Laura A. Lewis
Published: 14 May 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394778-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9477-8
..., México, by Maya Goded. Mexico City: Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes. Derby, Lauren. 1994. “Haitians, Magic, and Money: Raza and Society in the Haitian-Dominican Borderlands, 1900 to 1937.” Comparative Studies in Society and History 36, no. 3, 488–526. 2009. The Dictator’s...
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By Laura A. Lewis
Published: 15 August 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385158-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8515-8
... Works Cited archival sources Archivo General de la Nación (agn) Bienes Nacionales (bn) Civil (Civil) Criminal (Criminal) General de Parte (gp) Historia (Historia) Indios (Indios) Inquisición (Inq) Mercedes (Mercedes) Ordenanzas...
Published: 15 August 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385158-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8515-8
...), and finally Mexico’s post-revolutionary ‘‘cosmic race’’ (raza cósmica)—ideologically bridged the gulf between colony and nation, Europe and the New World, and whiteness and Indianness. With the addition of Indianness, the mestizo distinguishes the Mexi- can white from his European...
Published: 27 December 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388449-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8844-9
... women were adopting. Thus, in 1924, criticism of fashionable young women could be, by extension, criticism of the politi- cal project with which they had associated themselves. Trying to Resign from La Raza Cósmica : Critiques of Las Pelonas In July 1924, a newspaper advertisement for a...
Published: 17 May 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393962-028
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9396-2
... / La Raza Cósmica. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1997. Original Spanish edition published in 1925. Washington Valdez, Diana. The Killing Fields: Harvest of Women. Burbank, Calif.: Peace at the Border, 2006. Weaver, Jace, and Laura Adams Weaver. “Indigenous Migrations, Pilgrimage...
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By Diana Taylor
Published: 22 August 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385318-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8531-8
...; Mestizo/as, 82, 86–103, 182, Selena, 135, 141, 146–47, 157–60 210; mulattos, 87; ‘‘la raza cosmica Sendero luminoso, 66, 202, 208 97–100; transmission of racial theory, September 11, 157, 237–44, 245, 249, 252, 93–109; zambo, 87 260, 261–63 Ralli, Teresa, 196...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392712-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9271-2
... José Vasconcelos also integrated these racial distinctions into their works, Ariel (1900) and La Raza Cósmica (1925), respectively. Though few white American tour- ists may have read these particular writings, the ideas about Latinness that they expressed circulated widely in the English-speaking...
Published: 11 November 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391210-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9121-0
... American and Hispanic American/Latino/a Theology in Dialogue, edited by Anthony B. Pinn and Benjamín Valentín. New York: Continuum, 2001. Vasconcelos, José. “La raza cosmica.” In The Cosmic Race/La raza cosmica. Balti- more: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997. Vélez, Diana L. “Cultural...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398578-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9857-8
... paradigmatic expression of syncretic nationalism was La raza cosmica (1925), by Jose Vasconcelos, which made Mexico the site of humanity'S mission to amalgamate all races into a biologically and culturally improved "cosmic" stock. Today, read• ers are more likely to respond to La raza comica in a parody...
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By Laura Gotkowitz
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394334-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9433-4
.... 2002. El pensamiento boliviano en el siglo XX. 1956. Mexico City: Fondo de la Cultura. Fredrickson, George. 2002. Racism: A Short History. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Fuenzalida, Fernando. 1970. ‘‘Poder, raza y etnia en el Perú contemporáneo In El indio y el poder en el Perú...
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By Andrew Canessa
Published: 05 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395379-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9537-9
... Spectacle, Situated Performance: Narrating Agency and Negotiating Performance in Andean Tinku Stories.” Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology. 15 (1): 195–221. Vasconcelos, J. 1961 [1917]. La raza cósmica: Misión de la raza iberoamericana. Madrid: Aguilar. Verma, Gajendra, and...
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By Patricia Zavella
Published: 23 May 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394259-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9425-9
... Vargas, Jorge A., 34 Vasconcellos, José, and la raza cósmica, xenophobia, 27, 54 202 Vélez-Ibáñez, Carlos, 56 Zhou, Min, 3–4 Vigil, Diego, 164, 271 n. 30 Zlolniski, Christian, 89–90, 121 328 index ...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391319-073
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9131-9
... from which, as the Mexican writer José Vasconcelos once suggested in his work La Raza Cósmica, humanity could launch its next great leap. In his recent book of essays, Brown, Rodríguez describes how growing up as an “honorary White” allowed him to escape linkages with the Black culture of...
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By Erin Graff Zivin
Published: 08 December 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390039-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9003-9
.... Barcelona: Editorial Seix Barral. 1989. The Storyteller. Translated by Helen Lane. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Vasconcelos, José. 1925. La raza cósmica: Misión de la raza iberoamericana. Paris: Agencia Mundial de Librería. 1997. The Cosmic Race: A Bilingual Edition. Translated and...
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By Rebecca Biron
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390732-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9073-2
... Studies Reader, 1–14. Tucker, Anne Wilkes. 1999. “Brassaï: Man of the World.” In Brassaï: The Eye of Paris. Houston: Museum of Fine Arts, 16–135. Vasconcelos, José. [1925] 1928. La raza cósmica, misión de la raza iberoamericana: Notas de viajes a la América del Sur. Paris: Agencia Mundial de...
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By David Luis-Brown
Published: 15 September 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391463-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9146-3
...), nationalism in Mexico and, 180–81, 45, 156 189; La raza cósmica, 219, 287 n. 162, Uncle Tom’s Cabin (Stowe): African 295 n. 81; theory of, of ‘‘oriental American self-determination in, 44– indigenous despotism 185 45; African colonization in, 44, 46...
Published: 13 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394815-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9481-5
... parties and La Raza Cósmica (Vasconcelos), 243 nations Reagin, Nancy, 308 ‘‘Politics of Notables 278–80 ‘‘redemption’’ (agronomic project), 196, 200– Popular Housing Fund, 181–82 203 Portal, Magda, 243, 246 Reform Act of 1832, 58, 60...