- Title Pages
- Figures and Tables
- Notes on Contributors
- 1. Colour and Race in Brazil: From Whitening to the Search for Afro-Descent
- 2 Brazil and Colombia: Comparative Race Relations in South America
- 3 Racism: An Evolving Virus <sup>1</sup>
- 4 <i>Mulattos</i> in Brazil and Angola: A Comparative Approach, from the Seventeenth to the Twenty-First Century
- 5 Charles Boxer and the <i>Race Equivoque</i> <sup>1</sup>
- 6 Gilberto Freyre and Brazilian Self-Perception
- 7 Writing from the Margins: Towards an Epistemology of Contemporary African Brazilian Fiction
- 8 <i>Indigenato</i> Before Race? Some Proposals on Portuguese Forced Labour Law in Mozambique and the African Empire (1926–62)
- 9 The ‘Civilisation Guild’: Race and Labour in the Third Portuguese Empire, <i>c</i>. 1870–1930
- 10 Marriage Traps: Colonial Interactions with Indigenous Marriage Ties in East Timor
- 11 The Free Afro-Brazilians in a Slave Society
- 12 The ‘General Language’ and the Social Status of the Indian in Brazil, Sixteenth to Nineteenth Centuries
- 13 The New Christian Divide in the Portuguese-Speaking World (Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries)
- 14 From Marco Polo to Manuel I of Portugal: The Image of the East African Coast in the Early Sixteenth Century
- (p.1) Introduction
- Racism and Ethnic Relations in the Portuguese-Speaking World
- British Academy
This Introduction explains both the origins of this book, in a conference held at King's College London in 2009, and the questions that structure it, pointing out historical continuities and discontinuities, tensions between taxonomy and practice, historical visions (from Hegel to Humboldt, Freyre to Boxer) and recent angles of analysis.
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