INDEX
abb (African Blood Brotherhood), 115,
175–76, 269 n. 138
Abdala (Martí), 81–84
Afro-Cubanism. See Negrismo
Agamben, Giorgio: on messianism 76–
77, 122–24, 127, 145; on state of
exception, 77, 113, 125–26. See also
Messianism; Racial and imperial
state of exception, theory of
Aguirre, Lauro, 134, 137–38, 143–46;
messianism of, 144–45, 277 n. 247
Allegory, 78–79, 88–90: Jameson on,
89, 258 n. 57; in sentimental melo-
drama, 38–39, 49, 55–56, 66, 89, 263
n. 57
American Studies, 1–4
Amistad funesta (Martí), 85–95; avoid-
ance of representing Afro-Cubans
and slavery in, 88, 93; gender in, 88–
93, 95; homosocial bonds in, 90;
indigenismo in, 88, 92; sexuality in,
90, 92, 93
Anderson, Benedict, 245–46 n. 5; 258 n.
58, 259 n. 77
Anthropology, revolution in, 159, 282
n. 38. See also Ethnography
Anticolonial organizing: in Brussels,
118; in Cuba, 86–87; in London, 117–
18, 270 n. 147; in Paris, 117–18, 271 n.
153; in San Francisco, 115; in Berlin,
115, 188. See also Latinoamerica-
nismo; Pan-African Congresses;
Pan-Africanism
Appiah, Kwame Anthony, 100, 282 n. 50
Arendt, Hannah, on refugees as right-
less and stateless, 20–21, 243
Ariel (Rodó), 213–14
Armstrong, Nancy, 35, 47
Assimilation: Boas on, 293 n. 33;
debates on, 205–7; de Certeau on,
293 n. 33; Hurston on, 293 n. 33;
Park’s theories of, 208; Redfield’s
teleology of, 221; rejection of, by
Mexican immigrants, 221–22
Autoethnography, 231, 238
Badiou, Alain: on human rights dis-
course, shortcomings of 73; on role
of philosophy, 261 n. 14; on truth
event, 71–72, 78, 118
Bakhtin, Mikhail, 120; on theory of
centrifugal forces in novel, 56, 63, 65,
73, 259 n. 79. See also Chronotope
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