This essay examines recent works on the history and culture of Afro-Argentines. It discusses why the study of Afro-Argentines has traditionally been an underexamined topic by scholars specializing in Argentina and why there has been a recent renewal of interest in the topic. Essay explores influence of Africans and Afro-Argentines on Argentine culture and the question of the so-called disappearance of the Afro-Argentines.
GW Paper Series
GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 254; GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 254
Robert J. Cottrol, Beyond Invisibility: Afro-Argentines in Their Nation's Culture and Memory, 42 Latin Amer. Res. Rev., (2007)