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Diasporic generations [electronic resource] : memory, politics and nation among Cubans in Spain / Mette Louise Berg.

Author/Creator:
Berg, Mette Louise, 1969-
Publication:
New York : Berghahn Books, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (224 p.)
Series:
New directions in anthropology ; v. 33.
New directions in anthropology ; v. 33
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Subjects:
Cubans -- Spain -- Politics and government.
Cubans -- Migrations.
Cubans -- Spain -- Social conditions.
Immigrants -- Spain -- Social conditions.
Cubans -- Spain -- Ethnic identity.
Transnationalism.
Collective memory -- Spain.
Cuba -- Relations -- Spain.
Spain -- Relations -- Cuba.
Spain -- Ethnic relations.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Interpretations of the background to the Cuban diaspora - a political revolution and the subsequent radical transformation of the society and economy towards socialism - are politicised and highly contested. The Miami-based Cuban diaspora has had extraordinary success in putting its case high on the US political agenda and in capturing world media attention, but in the process the multiplicity of experiences within the diaspora has been overshadowed. This book gives voice to diasporic Cubans living in Spain, the former colonial ruler of Cuba. By focusing on their lived experiences of displace
Contents:
Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction - The Changing Contours of a Contested Island; Chapter 1 - Cuba, Ethnography and the Politics of Fieldwork; Chapter 2 - Diasporic Generations; Chapter 3 - The Exiles; Chapter 4 - The Children of the Revolution; Chapter 5 - The Migrants; Chapter 6 - Gender, Diasporic and the Body; Conclusion - The Memory of Politics and the Politics of Memory; Glossary; References; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p.189-202) and index.
ISBN:
1-283-32647-7
9786613326478
0-85745-245-2
OCLC:
769188697