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Celia Sánchez Manduley : the life and legacy of a Cuban revolutionary

Author: Tiffany A Sippial
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2020] ©2020
Series: Envisioning Cuba.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Celia Sanchez Manduley (1920-1980) is famous for her role in the Cuban revolution. Clad in her military fatigues, this "first female guerrilla of the Sierra Maestra" is seen in many photographs alongside Fidel Castro. Sanchez joined the movement in her early thirties, initially as an arms runner and later as a combatant. She was one of Castro's closest confidants, perhaps lover, and went on to serve as a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sippial, Tiffany A.
Celia Sánchez Manduley.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2020]
(DLC) 2019014009
Named Person: Celia Sánchez Manduley; Fidel Castro; Fidel Castro; Celia Sánchez Manduley; Fidel Castro; Celia Sánchez Manduley
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tiffany A Sippial
ISBN: 9781469654096 1469654091
OCLC Number: 1125947940
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 260 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Searching for Celia: biography and the politics of remembrance --
Most native wildflower: tales of a revolutionary youth --
Compañera of ideals: forging a revolutionary identity --
First female guerrilla: life on the front lines of revolution --
Like the invisible salt: the making of a revolutionary stateswoman --
Who is Celia Sánchez?: image, politics, and sexuality in the U.S. media --
Towards the gates of eternity: death of a revolutionary heroine --
Myth, mother, mujer: afterlife of a revolutionary
Series Title: Envisioning Cuba.
Responsibility: Tiffany A. Sippial


With almost unprecedented access to Celia Sanchez Manduley's papers, including a personal diary, and firsthand interviews with family members, Tiffany Sippial presents the first critical study of a  Read more...


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