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Yo soy negro: blackness in Peru

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Golash-Boza,Tanya Maria (Author)
Format:
Book, Whole
Publication Date:
2011
URL:
http://www.worldcat.org/isbn/9780813035741
Published:
Gainesville: University Press of Florida
ISBN:
9780813035741
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
History, Blacks, Race relations, Social conditions, Slavery, South America, Race identity, Piura (Peru)
Notes:
236 p., Addresses what it means to be black in Peru. Based on extensive ethnographic work in the country and informed by more than eighty interviews with Peruvians of African descent, this ground breaking study explains how ideas of race, colour, and mestizaje in Peru differ greatly from those held in other Latin American nations.