Coloring the Nation: Race and Ethnicity in the Dominican Republic

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Signal Books, Jan 1, 2001 - Social Science - 227 pages
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This volume explores the significance of racial theorising in Dominican society and its manifestation in everyday life. The author examines how ideas of skin colour and racial identity influence a wide spectrum of Dominicans.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
La Raza Dominicana and Haiti
17
Race Color and Class in Dominican Society
50
Gendered Domesticated and Sanctified
73
A Transnational Society
95
Race and Negritud in Dominican Literature
120
Race and Nation in Dominican Politics
153
Race and Ethnicity in the Dominican Republic
182
Notes
203
Bibliography
212
Index
225
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