THE NATHAN I. HUGGINS LECTURES
Cover: Afro-Latin America: Black Lives, 1600–2000, from Harvard University PressCover: Afro-Latin America in HARDCOVER

Afro-Latin America

Black Lives, 1600–2000

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HARDCOVER

$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674737594

Publication Date: 03/08/2016

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136 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

2 maps, 2 graphs, 4 tables

The Nathan I. Huggins Lectures

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Black lives matter in Latin American history. Reid Andrews gives us the state of the art, and then probes beyond it. This is classic Andrews, hands on the evidence, head around the big picture, a lover of paradox. Both a masterful introduction for the newly curious and a master class for old hands like me.—John Charles Chasteen, author of Born in Blood and Fire: A Concise History of Latin America

Beautifully written by an eminent scholar, Afro-Latin America provides readers with new approaches to understanding the African diaspora in the Americas. George Reid Andrews masterfully shows that there is no area of the hemisphere that has not been touched by people of African descent.—Jeffrey Lesser, author of Immigration, Ethnicity, and National Identity in Brazil

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