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Afro-Mexican constructions of diaspora, gender, identity and nation

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Ramsay,Paulette (Author)
Format:
Book, Whole
Publication Date:
2016-01-01
URL:
http://www.worldcat.org/isbn/9789766405793
Published:
Kingston, Jamaica: University of the West Indies Press
ISBN:
9766405794
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Blacks, Authors, Literature, Intellectual life, Mexico, Central America, History and criticism, Costa Chica (Mexico)
Notes:
204 p., Examines cultural and literary material produced by Afro-Mexicans on the Costa Chica of Guerrero and Oaxaca, Mexico, to challenge the selective and Euro-centric view of Mexican identity in the discourse about racial and ethnic homogeneity and the existence of black people in the country, as well as assumptions and stereotypes about gender and sexuality.