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Nation in Waiting

Louis A. Jr. Pérez

in The Structure of Cuban History: Meanings and Purpose of the Past

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469606927
eISBN:
9781469612652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469606927.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter starts at the point when the republic was inaugurated on May 20, 1902, which was celebrated on a grand scale. Much was made about the transition from colony to republic. However, it was ... More


Introduction: Race and Revolution in Cuba

Devyn Spence Benson

in Antiracism in Cuba: The Unfinished Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626727
eISBN:
9781469626741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626727.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This Introduction outlines the central questions and arguments of this book: How do ideas about racial difference, racist stereotypes, and racially-discriminatory practices persist, survive, and ... More


Epidemic Invasions: Yellow Fever and the Limits of Cuban Independence, 1878-1930

Mariola Espinosa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226218113
eISBN:
9780226218137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226218137.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the early fall of 1897, yellow fever shuttered businesses, paralyzed trade, and caused tens of thousands of people living in the southern United States to abandon their homes and flee for their ... More


Afro-Cubans in Cuba's War for Independence, 1895–1898

Aline Helg

in Military Struggle and Identity Formation in Latin America: Race, Nation, and Community During the Liberal Period

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034874
eISBN:
9780813038438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034874.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores Afro-Cubans' contribution to the war and some dimensions of their military experiences. It also discusses the concerns their massive participation raised among certain white ... More


Introduction: A Case Apart?

Dalia Antonia Muller

in Cuban Émigrés and Independence in the Nineteenth-Century Gulf World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631981
eISBN:
9781469632001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631981.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter establishes the argument of the book and summarizes the author’s contributions to Cuban and Mexican historiography, as well as to the emergent field of transnational studies. It ... More


Victory?

Jesse E. Hoffnung-Garskof

in Racial Migrations: New York City and the Revolutionary Politics of the Spanish Caribbean

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691183534
eISBN:
9780691185750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183534.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter shows how a concert held on the West Side of Manhattan on New Year's Day 1897 served to unite and mobilize the networks that Rafael Serra and his allies had built over two decades. This ... More


Cuban Émigrés and Independence in the Nineteenth-Century Gulf World

Dalia Antonia Muller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631981
eISBN:
9781469632001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631981.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

During the violent years of war marking Cuba’s final push for independence from Spain, over 3,000 Cuban émigrés, men and women, rich and poor, fled to Mexico. But more than a safe haven, Mexico was a ... More


Ybor City

Wenceslao Gálvez y Delmonte

in Tampa: Impressions of an Emigrant

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066639
eISBN:
9780813058788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066639.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Gálvez dedicates this section of the book largely to descriptions of the emigrant community in Ybor City, with entries on outstanding personalities and their activities in support of the Cuban War of ... More


The Film Business That Unites: Early US Cinema in Havana, 1897–1928

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/9780226593722.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter covers film distribution, exhibition, and reception in Havana during the era of silent cinema and of Cuba’s first republic, which roughly overlapped. At the turn-of-the-century, moving ... More


Heritage

Lars Schoultz

in That Infernal Little Cuban Republic: The United States and the Cuban Revolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832608
eISBN:
9781469603445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888605_schoultz.4
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the unsuccessful ten-year struggle for Cuban independence that broke out just prior to Ulysses Grant's 1868 election, in which Hamilton Fish had barely managed to warm the ... More


Historical Introduction

Andrew T. Huse

in Tampa: Impressions of an Emigrant

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066639
eISBN:
9780813058788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066639.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter provides historical information about the Ten Years’ War in Cuba Cuban War of Independence. The history and culture of Tampa and Ybor City as immigrant cities are described, as well as ... More


We the Horizontals: Redefining Citizenship and Challenging Colonial Authority, 1886–1890

Tiffany A. Sippial

in Prostitution, Modernity, and the Making of the Cuban Republic, 1840–1920

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469608938
eISBN:
9781469612706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469608938.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the escalating concern with prostitution in the years leading up to Cuban independence. Concerns with the regulatory system's limited capacity for standardizing responses to ... More


Martí’s Cuba: Racial Ideology and Black Consciousness Before 1959

Danielle Pilar Clealand

in The Power of Race in Cuba: Racial Ideology and Black Consciousness During the Revolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190632298
eISBN:
9780190632335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190632298.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 3 discusses racial democracy and black activism prior to 1959, during the Cuban Republic. The historical foundations of racial ideology in Cuba offer critical information about how the ... More


Tampa: Impressions of an Emigrant

Translated by Wenceslao Gálvez y Delmonte

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066639
eISBN:
9780813058788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066639.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Tampa: Impressions of an Emigrant is a translation of Tampa: impresiones de emigrante written by Cuban author Wenceslao Gálvez y Delmonte, published in 1897 in Ybor City, Tampa, Florida, translated ... More


Cuba's Most Universal Man

Anne Fountain

in José Martí, the United States, and Race

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049748
eISBN:
9780813050447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049748.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter one is an introduction to Martí’s life that describes his childhood experiences with slavery in Cuba and how those experiences affected him. It also describes his early writing in relation to ... More


Epilogue

Wenceslao Gálvez y Delmonte

in Tampa: Impressions of an Emigrant

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066639
eISBN:
9780813058788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066639.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The epilogue describes the Cuban War of Independence, the Spanish-American War, including the U.S. occupation of Cuba, and the building of an independent Cuba.


A Moral Revolution at Mazorra, 1899–1902

Jennifer L. Lambe

in Madhouse: Psychiatry and Politics in Cuban History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631028
eISBN:
9781469631042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631028.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 1 examines the massive reconstruction effort undertaken at Mazorra at the end of the Cuban independence war. In particular, it examines the collaboration between U.S. occupying forces and ... More


The Experience of Civic Conscience: Designs for the Monumento a Martí

Timothy Hyde

in Constitutional Modernism: Architecture and Civil Society in Cuba, 1933-1959

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678105
eISBN:
9781452947938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678105.003.0008
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter discusses the design of the Monumento a Martí. The monument was the belated result of Presidential Decree No. 1631 of June 2, 1937, which created the Comisión Central Pro-Monumento a ... More


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