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Mulata nation : visualizing race and gender in Cuba

Author: Alison Fraunhar
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2018] ©2018
Series: Caribbean studies series (Jackson, Miss.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Repeatedly and powerfully throughout Cuban history the mulata, a woman of mixed racial identity features prominently in Cuban visual and performative culture. Tracing the figure, Alison Fraunhar looks at the representation and performance in both elite and popular culture. She also tracks how characteristics associated with these women have accrued across the Atlantic world. Widely understood to embody the bridge  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fraunhar, Alison, 1954-
Mulata nation.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2018]
(DLC) 2018016604
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Fraunhar
ISBN: 9781496814432 1496814436 9781496825667 1496825667
OCLC Number: 1011223598
Description: viii, 262 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: What becomes a nation? : Nationalist desire in print culture --
Performing the mulata, performing mulatas : from the colony to the republic --
Cover girls : mulatas and artists between the avant-garde and the popular in the republic --
Screening the new (wo)man of the revolution : mulatas into citizens --
From there to here : the politics of mulata self-fashioning.
Series Title: Caribbean studies series (Jackson, Miss.)
Other Titles: Visualizing race and gender in Cuba
Responsibility: Alison Fraunhar.

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Repeatedly and powerfully throughout Cuban history, the mulata, a woman of mixed racial identity, features prominently in Cuban visual and performative culture. Tracing the figure, Alison Fraunhar  Read more...

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