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Description - The United States of Mestizo by Ilan Stavans

The United States of Mestizo is a powerful manifesto attesting to the fundamental changes the nation has undergone in the last half-century. Writer Ilan Stavans meditates on how the cross-fertilizing process that defined the Americas during the colonial period--the racial melding of Europeans and indigenous peoples--foretells the miscegenation that is the most salient profile of America today. If, as W.E.B. DuBois once argued, the twentieth century was defined by a color fracture at its core, Stavans believes the twenty-first will be shaped by a multi-color line that will make us all a sum of parts.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781588382887
ISBN-10: 1588382885
Format: Hardback
(180mm x 127mm x 13mm)
Imprint: NewSouth Books
Publisher: NewSouth Books
Publish Date: 1-May-2013
Country of Publication: Albania

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