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Cuban Colonial Prints: Constructing Our National Identity through Seventeen Projects

Emilio Cueto

in Picturing Cuba: Art, Culture, and Identity on the Island and in the Diaspora

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400905
eISBN:
9781683401193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400905.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The collector and independent scholar Emilio Cueto provides a historical inventory of seventeen graphic art images depicting Cuba, printed during the late Spanish colonial period (1762–1898). These ... More


Sugar and Slavery in Early Colonial Cuba

Alejandro de la Fuente

in Tropical Babylons: Sugar and the Making of the Atlantic World, 1450-1680

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807828755
eISBN:
9781469603667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895627_schwartz.9
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Colonial Cuba is a period that corresponds to the rise and expansion of sugar production, slavery, and export-oriented sugar plantations at the end of the eighteenth century. This chapter describes ... More


Between Civilization and Barbarism: Víctor Patricio de Landaluze’s Paintings during the Ten Years’ War in Cuba (1868–1878)

E. Carmen Ramos

in Picturing Cuba: Art, Culture, and Identity on the Island and in the Diaspora

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400905
eISBN:
9781683401193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400905.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Art historian and curator E. Carmen Ramos focuses on the pioneering but problematic work of the nineteenth-century Spanish painter and caricaturist, Víctor Patricio de Landaluze, who spent much of ... More


Colonial Art and Its Afterlife: Visualizing the Nation Then and Now

Alison Fraunhar

in Picturing Cuba: Art, Culture, and Identity on the Island and in the Diaspora

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400905
eISBN:
9781683401193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400905.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Art historian Alison Fraunhar examines how graphic and fine arts helped trace the contours of national identity in colonial Cuba well before the island’s independence. Fraunhar dwells on maps and ... More


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