Afro-Latin America, 1800-2000
Oxford University Press, 2004 - 284 من الصفحات
While the rise and abolition of slavery and ongoing race relations are central themes of the history of the United States, the African diaspora actually had a far greater impact on Latin and Central America. More than ten times as many Africans came to Spanish and Portuguese America as the United States.
In this, the first history of the African diaspora in Latin America from emancipation to the present, George Reid Andrews deftly synthesizes the history of people of African descent in every Latin American country from Mexico and the Caribbean to Argentina. He examines how African peooples and their descendants made their way from slavery to freedom and how they helped shape and responded to political, economic, and cultural changes in their societies. Individually and collectively they pursued the goals of freedom, equality, and citizenship through military service, political parties, civic organizations, labor unions, religious activity, and other avenues.
Spanning two centuries, this tour de force should be read by anyone interested in Latin American history, the history of slavery, and the African diaspora, as well as the future of Latin America.
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... West Indies - Haiti , Jamaica , Barbados , and other is- lands came to work in Spanish American countries . The largest migratory streams went to Cuba , where slightly more than 300,000 West Indians entered the country during those ...
... West Indians into the province.69 In countries with relatively small populations , this volume of immigration had an enormous impact , even more so when it was a direct consequence of the massive influx of American capital into the ...
... West Indians . This was a potentially explosive strategy : in 1924 , more than 1,000 West Indians had to be evacuated by steamship from Puerto Trujillo when ri- oting Hispanic workers threatened to kill them . A similar confrontation in ...