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Cuban/Cuban-American Identity: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Michelle A. Gonzalez

in Afro-Cuban Theology: Religion, Race, Culture, and Identity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029979
eISBN:
9780813039343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029979.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the Cuban/Cuban-American identity from historical and contemporary perspectives. It analyses certain aspects of Cuban history and culture, particularly race and religion, and ... More


Introduction

Christina D. Abreu

in Rhythms of Race: Cuban Musicians and the Making of Latino New York City and Miami, 1940-1960

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620848
eISBN:
9781469620862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620848.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter outlines the critical role black and white Cuban musicians played in shaping Cuban ethnic and broader Hispano/a and Latino/a identity in the 1940s and 1950s. During this ... More


La Caridad del Cobre: Mother and Author of the Cuban People

Michelle A. Gonzalez

in Afro-Cuban Theology: Religion, Race, Culture, and Identity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029979
eISBN:
9780813039343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029979.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the history of and devotion to La Caridad del Cobre in Cuba. It analyses her story to explore Cuban/Cuban-American identity and to construct a Cuban/Cuban-American Mariology ... More


Carnival and National Identity in the Poetry of Afrocubanismo

Thomas F. Anderson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035581
eISBN:
9780813038131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035581.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This detailed analysis of the poetry associated with the Afrocubanismo movement of the late 1920s infuses new life into the study of these remarkable works. Focusing on the representations of ... More


Introduction

Alison Fraunhar

in Mulata Nation: Visualizing Race and Gender in Cuba

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496814432
eISBN:
9781496814470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814432.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The Introduction maps out the scope of the case studies in the book and defines and discusses key terms including mulata, representation and performance. It devotes particular attention to the tropes ... More


Unbecoming Blackness: The Diaspora Cultures of Afro-Cuban America

Antonio Lopez

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814765463
eISBN:
9780814765487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814765463.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book uncovers an important, otherwise unrecognized century-long archive of literature and performance that reveals Cuban America as a space of overlapping Cuban and African diasporic ... More


Introduction: Looking Up: Hollywood and Revolutionary Cuban Nationalism

Megan Feeney

in Hollywood in Havana: US Cinema and Revolutionary Nationalism in Cuba before 1959

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226593555
eISBN:
9780226593722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226593722.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introduction establishes the book’s key arguments and their contributions to scholarship on US Empire, Cuban history, Hollywood abroad, and film reception. To better understand the 1959 Cuban ... More


Imaging the Chinese in Cuban Literature and Culture

Ignacio López-Calvo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032405
eISBN:
9780813039466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032405.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

More than 150 years ago, the first Chinese contract laborers (“coolies”) arrived in Cuba to work the colonial plantations. Eventually, over 150,000 Chinese immigrated to the island, and their ... More


Are Afro-Latins Black?: The Construction of Blackness in Black Theology

Michelle A. Gonzalez

in Afro-Cuban Theology: Religion, Race, Culture, and Identity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029979
eISBN:
9780813039343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029979.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the rhetorical construction and discursive function of blackness in Afro-Cuban and womanist theologies. It provides an overview of Afro-Cuban theology and discusses the ... More


Conclusion

Robert Whitney and Graciela Chailloux Laffita

in Subjects or Citizens: British Caribbean Workers in Cuba, 1900-1960

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049052
eISBN:
9780813046723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049052.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The concluding chapter that revisits the book’s central arguments and suggests possibilities for future research.


On Location in Cuba: Street Filmmaking during Times of Transition

Ann Marie Stock

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832691
eISBN:
9781469605852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807894194_stock
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The 1990s were a time of dramatic transformation for Cuba. With the collapse of its Cold War relationship with the Soviet Union, the island nation plummeted into an era of scarcity and uncertainty ... More


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