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Author Twinam, Ann, 1946- author
Title Purchasing whiteness : pardos, mulattos, and the quest for social mobility in the Spanish Indies / Ann Twinam
Imprint Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2015]
book jacket
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 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  F2191.R33 T973 2015    AVAILABLE    30530001206242
Descript xvii, 534 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 489-519) and index
Conclusions : a century of historiography -- Introductions : alternative approaches -- Interstices : seeking spaces for mobility -- Connections : genealogical mathematics -- Benchmarks : commoditizing whiteness, Cuba and Panama -- Balances : weighing the price of whiteness -- Exceptions : the Venezuelan cluster -- Opportunities : whitening, the first year 1795-1796 -- Dissentions and discords, 1796-1803 -- Denouements, 1803-1806 -- Recalibrations : the 1806 "mystery" consulta; the 1808 ViaƱa consulta; and the cortes, 1806-1810 -- Evolutions : vassals to citizens? -- Retrospectives : tidbits, chunks, and conclusions
Subject Racially mixed people -- Spain -- Colonies -- History
Race discrimination -- Caribbean Area -- History
Race discrimination -- Spain -- Colonies -- History
Racially mixed people -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Caribbean Area -- History
Caribbean Area -- Race relations -- History
Spain -- Colonies -- America -- Race relations
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