The Sociopolitical History of Cuba Essay by The Research Group

The Sociopolitical History of Cuba
A discussion of the hopes for racial equality as Cuba fought against Spanish Colonial rule and the impact of the Cuban Revolution.
# 24337 | 1,350 words | 2 sources | 2002 | US


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Discusses hopes for racial equality as Cuba fought against Spanish Colonial rule, & the impact of the Cuban Revolution. Importance of race in Cuban liberation. Cuban people's struggle for freedom. State of racial equality before and after Castro took over. Role of the U.S. in the independence movement of the Cuban people.

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"Taken together, Ada Ferrer's Insurgent Cuba: Race, Nation, and Revolution, 1868-1898, and Alejandro de la Fuente's "Race and Equality in Cuba, 1899-1981," provide a complete picture of one issue essential to Cuban history. Ferrer explores the hopes of nationalists for racial equality as they fought against Spanish colonial rule, while de la Fuente shows how those hopes were only partly realized after independence. As with most political and social movements based on idealism to a certain degree, the Cuban revolution did alter the sociopolitical landscape, but not nearly as significantly as they would have hoped.
Ferrer's book is rooted in the historical archives of Cuba, the United States, and Spain. It gives a full portrait of the importance of race in the movement for Cuban liberation under Spain in the last three decades of the nineteenth century..."

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