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Raza y Cultura en el Proceso de Modernización y Democratización: [Re]visiones del Debate Interétnico Latinoamericano


In the 19th and 20th centuries, many Latin American intellectuals began to question why their countries had failed to modernize and produce the type of economic prosperity and democratic societies that they desired. Influenced by the scientific theories of their time, many of the explanations offered by these intellectuals centered on a single issue—race. Yet scientific and historical definitions regarding “race” have varied greatly ranging from a conceptualization of race as a cultural to a biological construct. This same time period also saw the emergence of two new literary genres which addressed “racial” conflict in their own right—indigenismo and neo-indigenismo. In the last thirty years, postmodernist and postcolonialist... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Engelbrecht, Jexson Ashley (Author) / Volek, Emil (Advisor) / García Fernández, Carlos J (Committee member) / Hernández Gutiérrez, Manuel J (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Latin American literature / Latin American studies / Latin American history / Cultura / Indígena / Mestizo / Modernización / Política / Raza
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 235 pages
Language Spanish
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Spanish 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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