Race in Postabolition Afro-Latin America

Kim D. Butler and Aline Helg

in The Oxford Handbook of Latin American History

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780195166217
Published online September 2012 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks in History

Race in Postabolition Afro-Latin America


This article discusses race relations in postabolition Afro-Latin America. It shows that, contrary to the Lusocentrism of the recent historiography on slavery, much has been written in the past few decades about race and blackness in the Caribbean and in Spanish America.

Keywords: historiography; slavery; race; blackness; Caribbean; Spanish America

Article.  12611 words. 

Subjects: History ; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery

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