Raza: guión de Francisco Franco y Bahamonde

I did not know about this. Franco apparently had a mestizo theory of Spanish identity that was important to his conception of the nation. (Joshua Goode’s book is really good.)

Axé.

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5 responses to “Raza: guión de Francisco Franco y Bahamonde

  1. I wish I had another lifetime to learn Spanish so I could follow you on these things.

    • Z

      This film is a piece of Francoist propaganda. What is amazing is that the man himself wrote it … and it is called “Race,” to boot … (as in noble Spanish race …).

  2. Oh Lord. Who believes that stuff?

    • Z

      They believe related things today. You should hear my students.

      • I shudder to think. But they are young. I would tell them that the more comfortable they feel with their assumptions the more likely their assumptions are to be wrong.

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