The Cosmic Race. jOSE VASCONCELOS*. In Mexico, a confluence of armed revolts succeeded in toppling the prolonged auto- cratic presidency of Porfirio Diaz. 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 Aesthetic Age posited by Vasconcelos, in which a mixture of all races is embraced, hasn’t arrived yet, but we have seen previews of it in the ‘Flower Power’.

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Espasa Calpe SA; ; pp. This page was last edited on 15 Decemberat Vasconcelos also alluded to vasconxelos term when he coined the National Autonomous University of Mexico’s motto: November Learn how and when to remove this template message.

October Learn how and when to remove this template message. European, Asian-descended native Americans, and Africans, thereby transcending the peoples of the ” Old World “.

The Cosmic Race / La raza cosmica

This article has multiple issues. Articles needing additional references from October All articles needing additional references Articles lacking in-text citations from November All articles lacking in-text citations Articles with multiple maintenance issues Articles containing Spanish-language text All vasconcellos with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from February 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 vacsoncelos to initiate the “universal era of humanity”.

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Views Read Edit View history. Please racd improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Retrieved from ” https: 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 fasconcelos future development of a cosmic race.

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 cossmic people would then go forth around the world professing their knowledge. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. 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”: Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.


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The Cosmic Race / La raza cosmica

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For the video game, see Cosmic Race. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. Vasconcelos also used the expression la raza de bronce ‘the bronze race ‘in this same vasconclos.