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Prieto: Yorúbá Kingship in Colonial Cuba during the Age of Revolutions

Henry B. Lovejoy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469645391
eISBN:
9781469645414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645391.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This Atlantic world history centers on the life of Juan Nepomuceno Prieto (c. 1773–c. 1835), a member of the West African Yorùbá people enslaved and taken to Havana during the era of the Atlantic ... More


. The Fortified City

Ivor L. Miller

in Voice of the Leopard: African Secret Societies and Cuba

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110836
eISBN:
9781604738148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110836.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter describes the roles of free urban blacks, urban cabildos de nación (African nation-groups), fugitives from slavery living in Havana, workers on the wharves of Havana, battalions of ... More


. Disintegration of the Spanish Empire

Ivor L. Miller

in Voice of the Leopard: African Secret Societies and Cuba

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110836
eISBN:
9781604738148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110836.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter reviews the last two decades of colonial rule, including the official termination of the African cabildos de nación, their Three Kings’ Day processions in Havana, and the attempts by ... More


Depictions of the Horrific “Unseen”: Cuban Creole Religious Practices

Rafael Ocasio

in Afro-Cuban Costumbrismo: From Plantations to the Slums

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041643
eISBN:
9780813043913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041643.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores the complex development of Black religious beliefs in both rural settings and in urban all-Black institutions. Costumbrista documentation of these beliefs shows clearly that ... More


Visions of a Nineteenth-Century Cuba: Images of Blacks in the Work of Víctor Patricio de Landaluze

Kwame Dixon and John Burdick

in Comparative Perspectives on Afro-Latin America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037561
eISBN:
9780813043098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037561.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

An examination of the black images in the artistic works of Víctor Patricio Landaluze.


La Habana

Henry B. Lovejoy

in Prieto: Yorúbá Kingship in Colonial Cuba during the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469645391
eISBN:
9781469645414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645391.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines how Prieto’s involuntary residency in Havana helped propel him to lead. After his arrival to Cuba, he would have joined one of two Lucumí cabildos de nación, enlist in the ... More


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