Scripts of Blackness: Race, Cultural Nationalism, and U.S. Colonialism in Puerto Rico

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"The geopolitical influence of the United States informs the processes of racialization in Puerto Rico, including the construction of black places. In Scripts of Blackness, Isar P. Godreau explores how Puerto Rican national discourses about race--created to overcome U.S. colonial power--simultaneously privilege whiteness, typecast blackness, and silence charges of racism. Based on an ethnographic study of the barrio of San Antaon in the city of Ponce, Scripts of Blackness examines institutional and local representations of ...

Scripts of Blackness: Race, Cultural Nationalism, and U.S. Colonialism in Puerto Rico 2015, University of Illinois Press

ISBN-13: 9780252080456

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Scripts of Blackness: Race, Cultural Nationalism, and U.S. Colonialism in Puerto Rico 2015, University of Illinois Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780252038907

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