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¡Venceremos?: The Erotics of Black Self-
Biblioteca digital: economía y sociedad

¡Venceremos?: The Erotics of Black Self-making in Cuba

Resumen: ¿Venceremos? (Will we overcome?) ¿De verdad? (Really?) I asked seventy-year-old Señor Leudis Ferrer as we sat together in a small park just beyond the Plaza de la Revolución in Havana. From the first moment of contact with Cuba, one is struck by this social ethos—¡Venceremos! (We shall overcome!)—and its stark contradictions. Free and universally accessible education and healthcare, and one of the highest rates of literacy and lowest incidence of infant mortality in the Americas, are just a few of the gains of the Cuban Revolution of 1959. These accomplishments seem especially glaring against other realities 

Año: 2011

Como citar: Allen, J. (2011).

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