Africans and Native Americans: The Language of Race and the Evolution of Red-Black Peoples

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University of Illinois Press, 1993 - Social Science - 344 pages
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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.

Contents

Africans and Americans InterContinental Contacts Across the Atlantic to 1500
6
The Intensification of Contacts TransAtlantic Slavery and Interaction after 1500
26
Negro Black and Moor The Evolution of These Terms as Applied to Native Americans and Others
65
Loros Pardos and Mestizos Classifying Brown Peoples
93
The Mulato Concept Origin and Initial Use
131
PartAfricans and PartAmericans as Mulatos
151
The Classification of Native Americans as Mulattoes in AngloNorth America
190
Mustees HalfBreeds and Zambos
221
Native Americans as Pardos and People of Color
239
AfricanAmerican Contacts and the Modern RePeopling of the Americas
265
Notes
272
Bibliography
315
Index
335
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Jack D. Forbes was the director of Native American studies at the University of California-Davis and the author of Columbus and Other Cannibals: The Wetiko Disease of Exploitation, Imperialism and Terrorism.

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