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Indian Given - Racial Geographies across Mexico and the United States (Paperback) Loot Price: R456
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Indian Given - Racial Geographies across Mexico and the United States (Paperback): Maria Josefina Saldana-Portillo
Indian Given - Racial Geographies across Mexico and the United States (Paperback): Maria Josefina Saldana-Portillo

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Indian Given - Racial Geographies across Mexico and the United States (Paperback)

Maria Josefina Saldana-Portillo

Series: Latin America Otherwise

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In Indian Given Maria Josefina Saldana-Portillo addresses current racialized violence and resistance in Mexico and the United States with a genealogy that reaches back to the sixteenth century. Saldana-Portillo formulates the central place of indigenous peoples in the construction of national spaces and racialized notions of citizenship, showing, for instance, how Chicanos/as in the U.S./Mexico borderlands might affirm or reject their indigenous background based on their location. In this and other ways, she demonstrates how the legacies of colonial Spain's and Britain's differing approaches to encountering indigenous peoples continue to shape perceptions of the natural, racial, and cultural landscapes of the United States and Mexico. Drawing on a mix of archival, historical, literary, and legal texts, Saldana-Portillo shows how los indios/Indians provided the condition of possibility for the emergence of Mexico and the United States.

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Imprint: Duke University Press
Country of origin: United States
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Release date: March 2016
Authors: Maria Josefina Saldana-Portillo
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 22mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 352
ISBN-13: 978-0-8223-6014-8
Barcode: 9780822360148
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Ethnic studies > Indigenous peoples
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LSN: 0-8223-6014-4

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