Imagining identity in New Spain : race, lineage, and the colonial body in portraiture and Casta paintings (Book, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Imagining identity in New Spain : race, lineage, and the colonial body in portraiture and Casta paintings

Author: Magali M Carrera
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses on eighteenth-century portraiture and casta paintings to understand how the people and spaces of New Spain were conceptualized and visualized. This book explains how these visual practices  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Magali M Carrera
ISBN: 0292712456 9780292712454
OCLC Number: 469530989
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 174-183. Index.
Description: XVIII-188 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Visual Practices in Late-Colonial MexicoChapter One Identity by Appearance, Judgment, and Circumstances: Race as Lineage and CalidadChapter Two The Faces and Bodies of Eighteenth-Century Metropolitan Mexico: An Overview of Social ContextChapter Three Envisioning the Colonial BodyChapter Four Regulating and Narrating the Colonial BodyChapter Five From Popolacho to Citizen: The Re-vision of the Colonial Body Epilogue: Dreams of OrderNotes; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
Responsibility: Magali M. Carrera.
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"This book effectively integrates art history, literary history, and political and social history... It will appeal to any well-educated reader and scholar of colonial Latin American studies ... who Read more...

 
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