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The Mexican Colonial Term "Chino" Is a Referent of Afrodescendant

  title={The Mexican Colonial Term "Chino" Is a Referent of Afrodescendant},
  author={Marco Polo Hern{\'a}ndez Cuevas},
  journal={The Journal of Pan-African Studies},
Abstract Apparently unaware of the existence of at least three Spanish language homonyms of "chino" with different significations, times and places of origin, there is a considerable research corpus inaccurately translating as "Chinese" the Mexican colonial name "chino," found in Mexican colonial documents from the late sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. To disentangle the confusion of the linguistic problem outlined, this work tracks the distinct etymologies of "chino" meaning… Expand
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