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Published: 24 July 2014

400 Pages | 22 b/w line illus., 4 b/w halftones


ISBN: 9780199337354

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Racial Classification and the State in Latin America

Mara Loveman

  • The first comprehensive history of census-taking and nation-making in nineteen Latin American states across nearly two centuries.
  • Argues that the relationship of individual states to the international system of states plays a decisive role in shaping how states classify and count citizens on their censuses.

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