Index
Abolition, 90, 92–94, 96, 225
Abolitionism, 217, 220–21
‘‘Absurdity of American Prejudice’’
(Johnson), 41
Act to Prevent the Spread of Leprosy,
142–43, 156
Adair, Nancy, 259
Adams, Rachel, 25, 26
Ades, Dawn, 309 n. 53, 310 n. 69
Adler, Jacob, 164 n. 65
Adler, Margot, 256, 260–61, 278 nn. 31–32
Afghanistan, 5
African Americans, 43–45, 47, 54, 56–57,
100, 306; in American Southwest, 230,
232–34, 243; as artists, 301–5; diasporic
tradition of, 200; images of, 298–300;
Latin America and, 40; in Mexico, 25–
26, 282–311; music of, 351, 354, 356–57;
as slaves, 195; solidarity with other
activists of, 253; U.S. imperialism sup-
ported by, 34–39; in World War II,
288. See also Indians; Indigenousness;
Negroes
African Canadians, 227
African influence, 345, 351
Africans, 192
Afro-Amerindians, 339
Afro-Caribbeans, 203; culture of, 338,
345; as immigrants, 375; in Mexico,
354, 358; Vives influenced by, 354
Afro-Colombian music, 340–41, 351
Afro-Mexicans, 215–16, 225–26, 227–29,
232–35, 242–43, 354
Afro-Peruvians, 351, 353
Against Discrimination in the United
States, 300–301, 305
‘‘Age of Empire,’’ 66
Aguilar, Alonso, 333 n. 3
Alarcón, Cristian, 350
Alaska, 315
Alcídez (musical group), 347
Alegría (musical group), 352
Alemendros, Néstor, 280 n. 52
Alexander, Charles, 108 n. 48
Alexander, Jacqui, 33 n. 45
Allende, Salvador, 263
Alliance for Progress, 331
All I Asking for Is My Body (Murayama),
24, 111, 113–27, 133
Almaguer, Tomás, 279 n. 45
Almanac of the Dead (Silko), 25, 190, 196–
205; Marx criticized in, 199, 204–5,
210
Along This Way (Johnson), 39–40
Alonso, Ana María, 29 n. 17
American Contemporary Art (aca), 302
American Dream, 372
American history, 191
American Humane Association, 147–48,
150
‘‘Americanism,’’ 67, 77–78, 80, 83
Americanization, of Latin America, 75
‘‘American Music,’’ 50
American studies, 245; boundaries of, 5,
8–9, 22–23; as Cold War formation, 7;
feminist theory and, 8, 11; global poli-
tics and, 3; transnational exchanges
and, 12
American Studies Association (asa), 13
Americas, 7, 17, 20, 22, 23, 58, 71–72, 78,
112, 190; African gods in, 203; colo-
nial encounters in, 207; contemporary
cultural formations of, 210; definition
and formation of, 2, 27; history of, 192,
194, 200–201; as ‘‘homeland,’’ 168; lit-
erature of, 65; music in, 339; as object
391
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