Afro-Latin America, 1800-2000

Afro Latin America 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 A

  • Title: Afro-Latin America, 1800-2000
  • Author: George Reid Andrews
  • ISBN: 9780195152333
  • Page: 275
  • Format: Paperback
  • 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 frWhile 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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    • George Reid Andrews

      George Reid Andrews is Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh.



    392 thoughts on “Afro-Latin America, 1800-2000

    • "This has sought to show how Afro-Latin Americans responded to the challenges, dilemmas, ordeals, and opportunities created by large-scale processes of economic and political development. In so doing, people of color helped forge a history of nation- and state-building, democratization, and social and political reform that transformed the life of the region." "Quiero contarle mi hermano un pedacito de la historia negra, de la historia nuestra, caballero." La Rebelion by Joe Arroyo. This book was [...]




    • Though I have not read much about Latin America, this is the single best history I have read of the continent. Although the book does jump around a fair amount, I still found this book to be very helpful in explaining the processes of Latin American history. I find it very telling that my sociology professor, Edward Telles, is a big fan of this book.


    • Title is self-explanatory. Argues that afro-latin americans played a big part shaping the region because though creoles engineered revolutions, the winners got the poor class. General history but shows events from 1800-2000 with afro-lam viewpoint.



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