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Indian given : racial geographies across Mexico and the United States

Author: María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2016. ©2016
Series: Latin America otherwise.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Indian Given María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo addresses current racialized violence and resistance in Mexico and the United States with a genealogy that reaches back to the sixteenth century. Saldaña-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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo
ISBN: 9780822359883 082235988X 9780822360148 0822360144
OCLC Number: 903675197
Description: xi, 336 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Savages welcomed : imputations of indigenous humanity in early colonialisms --
Affect in the archive : apostates, profligates, petty thieves, and the Indians of the Spanish and U.S. borderlands --
Mapping economies of death : from Mexican independence to the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo --
Adjudicating exception : the fate of the Indio Bárbaro in the U.S. courts (1869-1954) --
Losing it! melancholic incorporations in Aztlán --
Conclusion: The afterlives of the Indio Bárbaro.
Series Title: Latin America otherwise.
Other Titles: Racial geographies across Mexico and the United States
Responsibility: María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo.
Local System Bib Number:
991001330169704091

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In Indian Given Maria Josefina Saldana-Portillo provides a sweeping historical and comparative analysis of racial ideologies in Mexico and the United States from 1550 to the present to show how  Read more...
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"Saldana-Portillo illuminates the racial process in which indigenous people have been central to the continuous colonial and national space-making projects of Mexico and the United States." -- Jorge Read more...

 
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