UWI BOOKSHOP » Faculty of Humanities and Education » History » HS0016 » A NATION FOR ALL: RACE, INEQUALITY AND POLITICS IN TWIENTIE
Model: HS0016
ISBN: 9780807849224
Authors: DE LA FUENTE, A.
Publishers: THE UNIV. OF NORTH CAROLINA
Price: $3,300.00JMD
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Tracing the formation and reformulation of nationalist ideologies, government policies, and different forms of social and political mobilization in republican and post-revolutionary Cuba, Alejandro de la Fuente explores the opportunities and limitations that Afro-Cubans experienced in such areas as job access, education, and political representation. Challenging assumptions of both underlying racism and racial democracy, he contends that racism and anti-racism coexisted within Cuban nationalism and, in turn, Cuban society. This coexistence has persisted to this day, despite significant efforts by the revolutionary government to improve the lot of the poor and build a nation that was truly for all.