Race in Latin America

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Black in Latin America (Interview)

PBS/Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 2011

Caste And Class Structure In Colonial Spanish America (article)

Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture , 2008

Primary Source: La Castas Painting (de Mexico)

hosted at Annenberg Learner - painter unknown, 1400-1800

Primary Source: Collection of Casta Paintings and more here

Southern Methodist University, 1998

Teaching the History of Race in Latin America

Perspectives on History, 1997

How Race Was Made (podcast) and transcript is here

Scene on the Radio

Portugal Expands Slavery In Africa -- and begins to describe people by race.

Chronicle of the Discovery and Conquest of Guinea (1450)

Vanguard High School

317 E 67th St.

New York, NY 10065