Africans and Native Americans: The Language of Race and the Evolution of Red-Black Peoples
Africans and Native Americans (the book) explores key issues relating to the evolution of racial terminology and European colonialists' perceptions of color, analyzing the development of color classification systems and the specific evolution of key terms such as black, mulatto, and mestizo, which no longer carry their original meanings. Jack Forbes presents strong evidence that Native American and African contacts began in Europe, Africa, and the Caribbean and that Native Americans may have crossed the Atlantic long before Columbus.
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This book is a very interesting look into the repopulation of the americas. Lots of very suprising findings, such as the meaning of "black", "negro", etc. Originally had no racial/ethnic connotation.
Review: Africans and Native Americans: The Language of Race and the Evolution of Red-Black PeoplesUser Review - Trace DeMeyer - Goodreads
When I found this book, I was editor of the Pequot Times in Connecticut and told EVERYONE to read it - history that connects African and Native Americans are scarce... this book is highly recommended! Read full review
Africans and Americans InterContinental Contacts Across the Atlantic to 1500
The Intensification of Contacts TransAtlantic Slavery and Interaction after 1500
Negro Black and Moor The Evolution of These Terms as Applied to Native Americans and Others
Loros Pardos and Mestizos Classifying Brown Peoples
The Mulato Concept Origin and Initial Use
PartAfricans and PartAmericans as Mulatos
The Classification of Native Americans as Mulattoes in AngloNorth America