The Resource Insurgent Cuba: : race, nation, and revolution, 1868-1898, Ada Ferrer, (electronic resource)

Insurgent Cuba: : race, nation, and revolution, 1868-1898, Ada Ferrer, (electronic resource)

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Insurgent Cuba: : race, nation, and revolution, 1868-1898
Title
Insurgent Cuba:
Title remainder
race, nation, and revolution, 1868-1898
Statement of responsibility
Ada Ferrer
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Language
eng
Summary
In the late nineteenth century, in an age of ascendant racism and imperial expansion, there emerged in Cuba a movement that unified black, mulatto, and white men in an attack on Europe's oldest empire, with the goal of creating a nation explicitly defined as antiracist. This book tells the story of the thirty-year unfolding and undoing of that movement. Ada Ferrer examines the participation of black and mulatto Cubans in nationalist insurgency from 1868, when a slaveholder began the revolution by freeing his slaves, until the intervention of racially segregated American forces in 1898. In so doing, she uncovers the struggles over the boundaries of citizenship and nationality that their participation brought to the fore, and she shows that even as black participation helped sustain the movement ideologically and militarily, it simultaneously prompted accusations of race war and fed the forces of counterinsurgency.Carefully examining the tensions between racism and antiracism contained within Cuban nationalism, Ferrer paints a dynamic portrait of a movement built upon the coexistence of an ideology of racial fraternity and the persistence of presumptions of hierarchy
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Midwest
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Ferrer, Ada
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972.91/05
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Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Electronic books
  • Cuba
  • Cuba
  • Cuba
  • Racism
  • Blacks
  • Cuba
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adult
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Insurgent Cuba: : race, nation, and revolution, 1868-1898, Ada Ferrer, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11711424
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multicolored
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MWT11711424
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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MWT11711424
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Insurgent Cuba: : race, nation, and revolution, 1868-1898, Ada Ferrer, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11711424
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11711424
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11711424
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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