Afro-Cuban Voices: On Race and Identity in Contemporary Cuba

Afro-Cuban Voices: On Race and Identity in Contemporary Cuba

by Jean Stubbs, Pedro Perez Sarduy
     
 

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Based on the firsthand testimony of prominent Afro-Cubans who live in Cuba, this book of interviews looks at ways that race affects daily life on the island." "All responded to four controversial questions: What is it like to be black in Cuba? How has the revolution made a difference? To what extent is that difference true today? What can be done? Exposing the… See more details below

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Based on the firsthand testimony of prominent Afro-Cubans who live in Cuba, this book of interviews looks at ways that race affects daily life on the island." "All responded to four controversial questions: What is it like to be black in Cuba? How has the revolution made a difference? To what extent is that difference true today? What can be done? Exposing the contradictions of both racial stereotyping and cultural assimilation, their answers make the case that the issue of race in Cuba, no matter how hard to define, will not be ignored.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813017358
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
Publication date:
05/28/2000
Series:
Contemporary Cuba
Edition description:
First
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
6.31(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.90(d)

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