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Brown : the last discovery of America / Richard Rodriguez.



The author concludes his "trilogy of American public life" by contemplating the many cultural associations of the color brown--toil, decay, impurity, and time--as he considers the meaning of Hispanics in American society.

Item details

  • ISBN: 0670030430 (acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 9780670030439 (acid-free paper)
  • Physical Description: xv, 232 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, 2002.

Contents / Notes

Formatted Contents Note:
Triad of Alexis de Tocqueville -- In the brown study -- Prince and I -- Poor Richard -- Hispanic -- Third man -- Dreams of a temperate people -- Gone west -- Peter's avocado.
Subject: Rodriguez, Richard, 1944-
Hispanic Americans > Race identity.
Hispanic Americans > History.
Racially mixed people > Race identity > United States.
Racially mixed people > United States > History.
Erotica > United States > Psychological aspects.
Mexican Americans > Biography.
Ethnische Identität.
Américains d'origine latino-américaine > Identité collective.
Métis > Identité collective > États-Unis.
United States > Race relations.
United States > Race relations > Psychological aspects.
États-Unis > Relations interethniques > Aspect psychologique.

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