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Colouring the nation

Alternative title:
race and ethnicity in the Dominican Republic
Abstract:

This thesis analyses the importance of race for the construction of nation and ethnicity in the Dominican Republic, a situation in which racial ancestry and spatial proximity to Haiti are paramount. Firstly, racial legacies are of primary importance among a Dominican population where cultural, linguistic and religious differences are limited. Racial differences are manipulated through the unequal standing and significance given to European, African and indigenous ancestries. European and i...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Anthropology and Geography
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Author
Publication date:
1997
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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602335780
Deposit date:
2013-01-18

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