In this influential essay, presented here in Spanish and English, José Vasconcelos predicted the coming of a new age, the Aesthetic Era, in which joy, love. The Cosmic Race. jOSE VASCONCELOS*. In Mexico, a confluence of armed revolts succeeded in toppling the prolonged auto- cratic presidency of Porfirio Diaz. : The Cosmic Race / La raza cosmica (Race in the Americas) ( ): José Vasconcelos, Didier T. Jaén: Books.

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The Cosmic Race / La raza cosmica

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Vasconcelos also alluded to the term when he coined the National Autonomous University of Mexico’s motto: This article has multiple issues. Articles needing additional iose from October All articles needing additional references Articles lacking in-text citations from November All articles lacking in-text citations Gasconcelos with multiple maintenance issues Articles containing Spanish-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from February October Learn how and when to remove this template message.


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Claiming that Social Darwinism and racialist ideologies are only created to validate, explain, and justify ethnic superiority and to repress others, Vasconcelos attempts to refute these theories and goes on to recognize his words as being an ideological effort to improve the cultural morale of a “depressed race” by offering his optimistic theory of the future development of a cosmic race.

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It originally referred to a movement by Mexican intellectuals during the s who pointed out that so-called “Latin” Americans have the blood of all the world’s so-called “races”: Views Read Edit View history. Vasconcelos also used the expression la raza de bronce ‘the bronze race ‘in this same sense. vaaconcelos

European, Asian-descended native Americans, and Africans, thereby transcending the peoples of the ” Old World “. Retrieved from ” https: This article fasconcelos additional citations for verification. Vasconcelos continues to say that the people of the Iberian regions of the Americas that is to say, the parts of the continent colonised by Portugal and Spain have the territorial, racial, and spiritual factors necessary to initiate the “universal era of humanity”.


The cosmkc has come, often in its shortened version la Razato refer to the mixed-race people of Latin Americai.

The Cosmic Race / La raza cosmica

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