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The African Experience in Spanish America: 1502 to the Present Day

The African Experience in Spanish America: 1502 to the Present Day

By Leslie B. Rout, Jr.

Cambridge University Press, 1976, 276 pp.

The author, a black historian, discovers and describes racial bias in Latin America-contradicting those glib generalizations that often gain acceptance through repetition. "In short, both Afro-Americans and Spanish-speaking blacks and mulattoes are striving to achieve a sense of self-liberation. . . ."