Caf Con Leche

Caf Con Leche

by Winthrop R. Wright


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An exploration of whether or not historical facts actually support the popular perception that Venezuelans have achieved a racial democracy in which people of all races live free from prejudice and discrimination.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780292790803
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 08/01/1993
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 182
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.42(d)

About the Author

Winthrop R. Wright is Professor of History at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • 1. The Myth of Racial Democracy
  • 2. The Colonial Legacy: Racial Tensions in a Hierarchical Society
  • 3. Whitening the Population, 1850–1900
  • 4. Positivism and National Image, 1890–1935
  • 5. Race and National Image in the Era of Popular Politics, 1935–1958
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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