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More than 'A Hidden Race': The Complexities of Blackness in Mexico and Peru

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Sue,Christina A. (Author), Golash-Boza,Tanya (Author)
Format:
Journal Article
Publication Date:
Mar 2013
Published:
Philadelphia, PA: Routledge/Taylor & Francis
ISBN:
1744-2222
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Blacks, Latin America, Peru, South America, Mexico, Central America, Documentary films, Gates, Henry Louis Jr, Films, Ideologies
Notes:
A critical analysis of Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s PBS documentary film series Black in Latin America. The authors examine Gates' presentation of blackness in Mexico and Peru. Their critique of the film focuses on the themes of national ideology, racial categorization, and portrayals of the 'black' experience.