Cuban Festivals: A Century of Afro-Cuban Culture
  • Cuban Festivals: A Century of Afro-Cuban Culture
  • Cuban Festivals: A Century of Afro-Cuban Culture

Cuban Festivals: A Century of Afro-Cuban Culture

by Fernando Ortiz, Jean Stubbs, David Brown
     
 

ISBN-10: 1558762442

ISBN-13: 9781558762442

Pub. Date: 12/28/2001

Publisher: Wiener, Markus Publishers, Incorporated

Bettelheim (art history, San Francisco State University) describes the secular rituals and celebrations of Cuban culture. The author's b&w photos shed additional light on these little-known rituals. This edition features the first English translation of the article "Afro-Cuban Festivals" by Afro-Cuban studies founder Fernando Ortiz, complete with 36 b&w illustrations…  See more details below

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Bettelheim (art history, San Francisco State University) describes the secular rituals and celebrations of Cuban culture. The author's b&w photos shed additional light on these little-known rituals. This edition features the first English translation of the article "Afro-Cuban Festivals" by Afro-Cuban studies founder Fernando Ortiz, complete with 36 b&w illustrations from the original Ortiz edition.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558762442
Publisher:
Wiener, Markus Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Edition description:
Revised & Expanded Edition
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 7.94(h) x 0.37(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Editor's Preface
Translator's Preface
The Afro-Cuban Festival 'Day of the Kings'1
The Afro-Cuban Festival 'Day of the Kings': An Annotated Glossary41
Carnival in Santiago de Cuba94
Carnival in Santiago de Cuba at the End of the Millenium127
The Tumba Francesa and Tajona of Santiago de Cuba141
Flashback on Carnival: A Personal Memoir154
These Things Happen in My Country166
Glossary of Popular Festivals173
Notes on Contributors206
Selected Bibliographies208
Index216

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