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I was Cuba : treasures from the Ramiro Fernández collection

Author: Ramiro Fernández; Kevin Kwan; Reinaldo Arenas; Peter Castro
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2007]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While most think of Cuba as a mythical island of rum, rumba, and revolution, period photographs reveal a more complex place. I Was Cuba is an original look at Cuban history as seen through the Ramiro Fernandez Collection arguably the world's leading archive of Cuban photos and ephemera. I Was Cuba showcases rare, vernacular images from the nineteenth century through the revolutionary period, exploring the everyday  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Illustrated works
Pictorial works
Libros de láminas
Named Person: Ramiro Fernández; Ramiro Fernández
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ramiro Fernández; Kevin Kwan; Reinaldo Arenas; Peter Castro
ISBN: 9780811860536 0811860531
OCLC Number: 132583486
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 17 x 25 cm
Responsibility: [edited] by Kevin Kwan ; with quotations from the work of Reinaldo Arenas ; interview with Ramiro Fernández by Peter Castro.
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Published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution, this work takes a look at Cuban history seen through the collection of Ramiro Fernandez, the world's largest archive of Cuban  Read more...

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