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Intimations of Modernity: Civil Culture in Nineteenth-Century Cuba

Louis A. Pérez Jr.

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631301
eISBN:
9781469631325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631301.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Louis A. Pérez Jr.’s new history of nineteenth-century Cuba chronicles in fascinating detail the emergence of an urban middle class that was imbued with new knowledge and moral systems. Fostering ... More


The Perfection of Acting

Louis A. Pérez Jr.

in Intimations of Modernity: Civil Culture in Nineteenth-Century Cuba

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631301
eISBN:
9781469631325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631301.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores the abanico, or fan, in Cuban culture. This fans, popular in much of the world, became ubiquitous fashion accessories for women during this period in Cuba. In part, the ... More


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