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Geographies of Cubanidad: Place, Race, and Musical Performance in Contemporary Cuba

Resumen: Derived from the late-nineteenth-century writings of Cuban national poet and hero José Martí, the notion ofCubanidad(Cubanness) has always imagined a unified, hybrid nation where racial difference is nonexistent and where nationality trumps all other axes of identification. This projection of absolute national unity became even more crucial following the 1959 Cuban Revolution led by Fidel Castro that ushered in the socialist regime, and has been continually utilized to combat the ongoing political threat to the island’s sovereignty represented by the United States and neoliberal capitalism in general. Since the fall of the Soviet bloc in 1990, Cuba has...

Año: 2015

Como citar: Bodenheimer, R. (2015).