Speaking Of Spain

Author: Antonio Feros
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674045513
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Yet few people could define “Spanishness” concretely. Antonio Feros traces Spain’s evolving ideas of nationhood and ethnicity.

Encyclopedia Of Race Ethnicity And Society

Author: Richard T. Schaefer
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412926947
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About the Term Hispanic The English word Hispanic has a confusing
etymological history. On the one hand, it is assumed to be a derivation of the
Latin word Hispanicus, which was used to identify residents of ancient Hispania
or today's Iberian peninsula (Spain, Portugal, and Andorra). On the other hand,
its Spanish equivalent (Hispanoamericanos or Hispanic Americans) is a word
used in Spain to identify those individuals born in the Spanish-speaking
countries of the Americas, ...

The Politics Of Language In The Spanish Speaking World

Author: Clare Mar-Molinero
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134730691
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(Smith, 1991: 73) In all these definitions the 'nation', or shared community, is
recognised as having certain common characteristics. These may, but need not
necessarily, include some or all of the following: a common language, race,
religion, cultural traditions, history, body of laws, and territory. A state on the other
hand is better defined as a political construct, marked out by borders which can
be artificially drawn. Maps are man-made artefacts frequently decided as the
result of power ...

Intersections Of Race Class Gender And Nation In Fin De Si Cle Spanish Literature And Culture

Author: Jennifer Smith
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1315464845
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The declaration of Susana de Leyva, the marriageable daughter, of her Spanish
origin and her family's tradition of speaking Spanish (262; I, v) facilitates her
future social assimilation. As for her marriage prospects in Spain, ... by
persecuted remnants of its original Jewish population.20 She voices the play's
thesis when announcing that she adopts her fiancé's country and his God and
renounces her own, thus acknowledging Spain's patriarchy (296). Abandoning
her privileged lifestyle, ...

American Crucible

Author: Gary Gerstle
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691102771
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Gerstle's capacity for revisionism, synthesis, and engaged writing reminds me of Richard Hofstadter, C. Van Woodword, and Warren Sussman. With this book, he enters their league.

Experiments In Democracy

Author: Cheryl Black
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 0809334682
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race-nation-ethnicity) and as race had been phenotypically marked in the
contemporary and post-Enlightenment world. Robeson ... excellent access points
into the Renaissance text.36 These anecdotes demonstrate a certain slippage
between the specific cultural characteristics of persons of Spanish language
heritage (not unlike the category “Hispanic”), a slippage that elides the imperialist
history of Spain in the Americas and homogenizes race in the Spanish-speaking

Critical Perspectives On Afro Latin American Literature

Author: Antonio D. Tillis
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136662553
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PANAMANIAN NATION-BUILDING Panama possesses a unique history of Black
migration, which originated in the colonial period and continued with the
construction of the Panama Canal in 1914. Blacks in Panama are divided into
two ... Panamanian criollos (European-descended Panamanians) conceived the
nation as a homogeneous one (e.g., Hispanic, Catholic, and Spanish speaking)
and failed to recognize its racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity. The national
discourse of ...

Economic And Social Statistics For Spanish Speaking Americans

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. Subcommittee on Census and Statistics
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The nation's intelligentia, its public affairs scholars, its leaders of social and
economic research and its advocates of reform, rely heavily on the information
that government makes available or accessable. In turn, the nation's intellectuals
and ... HISPANIC AMERICAN HISTORICAL SKETCH Throughout the world one
finds ethnicity and race a significant and often determinative factor in ... That
history provides a key to the understanding of the development of this nation. The
issue of race ...

Guide To Psychological Assessment With Hispanics

Author: Lorraine T. Benuto
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 146144411X
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The psychological measurement of Spanish-speaking individuals has both a
short past and a shorter history. Despite the ... Hispanic or Latino refers to an
individual of Cuban, Puerto Rican, Mexican, South or Central American, or other
Spanish culture or origin (e.g., Spain) regardless of race. Hispanic or Latino
origin refers to the heritage, lineage, nationality group, or country of birth of the
person or the person's parents or ancestors before they arrived in the USA. It is
important to ...

Languages In The World

Author: Julie Tetel Andresen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118531280
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How History, Culture, and Politics Shape Language Julie Tetel Andresen, Phillip
M. Carter. Effects of Power 79 technically fit the definition of Negro. In the 1820s,
freed, English-speaking slaves from the United States established the West
African nation of Liberia. Although these slaves were assigned the racial ... Her
racial identity may change again if she were overheard speaking Spanish, in
which case she may then be considered to be Latina. As unstable and ever
changing as the ...