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Rescuing our roots : the African Anglo-Caribbean diaspora in contemporary Cuba

Author: Andrea J Queeley
Publisher: Gainesville University Press of Florida [2015] © 2015
Series: Contemporary Cuba
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Andrea Queeley examines the interconnections between blackness, inequality, migration, and Diaspora in the wake of the effects of the collapse of the Soviet Union on Cuba. Rescuing Our Roots shows, via ethnography, how black Anglophone Caribbean people's desire for social mobility, political engagement, and the opportunity for a better economic situation operates alongside ideas about respectability.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea J Queeley
ISBN: 9780813061092 0813061091
OCLC Number: 965324252
Description: XIV, 258 Seiten
Series Title: Contemporary Cuba
Responsibility: Andrea J. Queeley.

Abstract:

Andrea Queeley examines the interconnections between blackness, inequality, migration, and Diaspora in the wake of the effects of the collapse of the Soviet Union on Cuba. Rescuing Our Roots shows, via ethnography, how black Anglophone Caribbean people's desire for social mobility, political engagement, and the opportunity for a better economic situation operates alongside ideas about respectability.

Andrea Queeley examines the interconnections between blackness, inequality, migration, and Diaspora in the wake of the effects of the collapse of the Soviet Union on Cuba. Rescuing Our Roots shows, via ethnography, how black Anglophone Caribbean people's desire for social mobility, political engagement, and the opportunity for a better economic situation operates alongside ideas about respectability.

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