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

Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited on 15 Decemberat European, Asian-descended native Americans, and Africans, thereby transcending the peoples of the ” Old World “.


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The term has come, often in its shortened version la Razato refer to the mixed-race people of Latin Americai. As he explains in his literary work, armies of people would then go forth around the world professing their knowledge.

Espasa Calpe SA; ; pp. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Vasconcelos also used the expression la raza de bronce ‘the bronze race ‘in this same sense. This article includes a list of referencesrelated reading or external linksbut cossmic sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations.

The Cosmic Race / La raza cosmica

Vasconcelos vsconcelos alluded to the term when he coined the National Autonomous University of Mexico’s motto: 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”.


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”: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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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. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page.