Purchasing whiteness : pardos, mulattos, and the quest for social mobility in the Spanish Indies / Ann Twinam.

"The colonization of Spanish America resulted in the mixing of Natives, Europeans, and Africans and the subsequent creation of a casta system that discriminated against them. Members of mixed races could, however, free themselves from such burdensome restrictions through the purchase of a graci...

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Main Author: Twinam, Ann, 1946- (Author)
Format: Electronic
Language:English
Published: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2015.
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