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The Latin American tradition : essays on the unity and the diversity of Latin American culture / by Charles Wagley.


New York : Columbia University Press, [1968] .
ISBN 0231030061, 9780231083331, 9780231030069, 0231083335

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Subjects Civilization.
Cultuur.
Latin America -- Civilization -- 1948-
Latin America.
Description viii, 242 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1968]
©1968
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-225) and index.
Summary This collection includes seven essays written between 1951 and 1954. All but the first essay were previously published. The third, A typology of Latin American subcultures, is considered an anthropological classic packed with information on not just culture types (tribal Indian, peasant, et cetera) but also presents an analysis of the cultural and historical forces that contributed to the formation of modern Latin American culture.
Contents A framework for Latin American culture -- An introduction to Latin American culture -- A typology of Latin American subcultures -- The peasant -- The concept of social race in the Americas -- Kinship patterns in Brazil : the persistence of a cultural tradition -- The dilemma of the Latin American middle class.
Geographic Area Latin America
Network Numbers (OCoLC)483906
(OCoLC)ocm00483906
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Wagley, Charles, 1913-
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