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.
|Publisher:||University of Texas Press|
|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
- 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