The Cosmic Race La Raza Cosmica

Author: José Vasconcelos
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Didier T. Jaén places this essay in perspective, discussing theories relevant to Vasconcelos's thought... [and] also provides an historical context for Vasconcelos's evolving ideas." -- Hispania

Theorizing Race In The Americas

Author: Juliet Hooker
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50 Vasconcelos, Indología, 147–48, emphasis added. 51 José Vasconcelos,
Bolivarismo y Monroísmo: temas Iberoamericanos (México, D.F.: Editorial Trillas,
2011), 76. 52 Vasconcelos, The Cosmic Race/la raza cósmica, 11. 53
Vasconcelos, “Sarmiento estadista.” 54 Vasconcelos, Bolivarismo y Monroísmo,
23. 55 Ibid., 12. 56 Because of his famous essay of the same name, Martí is the
thinker most directly associated with the phrase, but it was widely invoked in Latin
America. Martí ...

Rise And Fall Of The Cosmic Race

Author: Marilyn Grace Miller
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figures such as Simon Bolivar and José Marti had already posited equations
between mixed race and Latin American identity, the 1925 publication of Mexican
educator and politician José Vasconcelos' La raza cósmica: Misión de la raza
iberoamericana (The Cosmic Race: Mission of the Ibero-American Race) marked
the inception of a fully developed ideology of mestizaje that tied political and
aesthetic ...


Author: Don M. Coerver
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Meanwhile, we [Latin America] will continue to suffer the vast chaos of an ethnic
stock in formation.” But, out of that vast chaos, he insisted, would come a “cosmic
race: “In Spanish America . . . is going to emerge . . . the definitive race, the
synthetical race, the integral race, made up of the genius and the blood of all
peoples and, for that reason, more capable of true brotherhood and of a truly
universal vision” (Vasconcelos, La raza cósmica, p. 18). For Mexicans in the
1920s (and for ...

La Llorona S Children

Author: Luis D. León
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Mexican-American cultural adaptation occurred without substantial economic
mobility, particularly since it was rooted in the context of the Great Depression."86
This ambivalence, nepantla, was the condition, again, for the articulation of an
evolving politics and poetics of identity. THE FAILURE OF THE COSMIC RACE In
1925, Mexican philosopher Jose Vasconcelos (1 882-1959) introduced the term "
La Raza Cosmica," the Cosmic Race, into discourses on culture, race, and the
nation ...

Land Of The Cosmic Race

Author: Christina A. Sue
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019992550X
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Race Mixture, Racism, and Blackness in Mexico Christina A. Sue. Vanderwood,
Paul. 2000. “Betterment for ... The Cosmic Race, La Raza Cósmica. Baltimore:
The John Hopkins University Press. ... México, D.F.: Fondo de Cultura Económica
. Vom Hau, Matthias. 2009. “Unpacking the School: Textbooks, Teachers, and the
Construction of Nationhood in Mexico, Argentina, and Peru.” Latin American
Research Review 44(3):127–54. Wade, Peter. 1993. Blackness and Race

Handbook Of Multicultural Mental Health

Author: Freddy A. Paniagua
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... to the inclusion and synthesis of diverse perspectives, values, and lifestyles.
He further suggests that the new worldview is a blending of different cultures and
philosophies that are based on the social, political, and historical forces that have
helped shape the Americas. According to Ramirez (1998, 1999), two important
historical forces have contributed to the development of this new worldview—
Jose Vasconcellos's (1925, 1927) la raza cosmica (the cosmic race) and
Crevecoeur's ...

Cannibal Modernities

Author: Luís Madureira
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As the authors of the verde-amarelista Manifesto observe (236), for Vasconcelos,
Brazil is the eugenic "promised land" (La raza cosmica 31): "it is in the Amazon
and La Plata basins that [Vasconcelos's] 'fifth race' will emerge, the 'cosmic race'
that ... Vasconcelos defines the advent of la raza cosmica in his eponymous
essay (1925) as America's "predestination," a response to "the design of forming
the cradle of a race . . . which will be the fusion of all peoples, and will replace the
four ...

In The Shadow Of The State

Author: Nicola Miller
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In confining Vasconcelos's messianic continental vision of Ibero-American
mestizaje to the borders of Mexico, the state completely neutralized the force of
his original argument.24 Vasconcelos's essay La raza cosmica [The Cosmic
Race] (1925), which was primarily an intellectual refutation of Spencerian ideas
privileging the Aryan and denigrating the mestizo races, was conceived on a
regional scale with universal implications. Neither La raza cosmica nor the
subsequent Indologia ...

Hispanic American Religious Cultures

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Quiche communities, 124, 399 Quichua, 519 Quietism, 393 Quincean ̃era, 126,
144 (photo), 241, 245, 257, 266, 735 Quintero, Carmen, 750 (photo) Quinto Sol (
press), 330 Quito conference, 705 Quivira, 154 Race: blanqueamiento (whitening
), 162, 387, 472, 480 la raza co ́smica (the cosmic race), 479–481, 674 La
limpieza de sangre (the washing of the blood), 15, 387 sangre azul (blue-blood),
526, 529 See also specific races by name Rachamim, 642 Racism: ''chino
macaco,'' 39 ...