Coloring the Nation: Race and Ethnicity in the Dominican Republic

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This volume explores the significance of racial theorizing in Dominican society and its manifestation in everyday life. The author examines how ideas of skin colour and racial identity influence a wide spectrum of Dominicans in how they view themselves and their Haitian neighbours.

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David Howard is a lecturer at the University of Edinburgh. He is the author of Dominican Republic in Focus.

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".. an important contribution to the study of Dominican society and the complex dynamics of race relations in an island historically inhabited by people of different cultures and racial backgrounds." Latin American Studies

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