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AFRO-WORLD: African-Diaspora Thought and Practice in Montevideo, Uruguay, 1830-2000

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Andrews,George Reid (Author)
Format:
Journal Article
Publication Date:
2010
ISBN:
00031615
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
History, Blacks, Latin America, African diaspora, Race identity, Mobilization (social action), Montevideo (Uruguay)
Notes:
The article presents an examination into the history and influence of the Black community of Montevideo, Uruguay during the 19th and 20th centuries. Details are given noting how the African community of Montevideo became a powerful cultural and advocacy hub for the African diaspora in Latin America. Description is provided regarding the various racial identity issues which manifested themselves in the Uruguayan community during the period along with analysis of the means by which they were addressed such as African journalism, social institutionalism and other forms of cultural production.