Tracing the flows of people, material items, and digital content between Havana and Miami, as well as between Cuba and Panama, Guyana, and Mexico, this book demonstrates the worldmaking of marginalized Cuban communities in a transnational setting.
New World DiasporasEdited by Kevin A. Yelvington, University of South Florida
Kevin A. Yelvington
University of South Florida
Department of Anthropology
Tampa, FL 33620-8100
There are 22 books in this series.
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This book delves into the ongoing movement toward recognizing Black Mexicans as a cultural group within the nation, focusing on this process in the Costa Chica region in order to explore the relational aspects of citizenship and the place of Black people in how modern citizenship is imagined.
Translated into English with extensive notes and a wealth of supplementary material, this narrative of a nineteenth-century Cuban émigré brings to life the early Cuban exile communities in Tampa.
As Karen Richman shows, Haitians at home and in migrant settlements make ingenious use of audio and video tapes to extend the boundaries of their ritual spaces and to reinforce their moral and spiritual anchors to one another.
Misha Klein’s fascinating ethnography reveals the complex intertwining of Jewish and Brazilian life and identity.
Duke convincingly posits that federation was more than a regional endeavor; it was a diasporic, black nation-building undertaking--with broad support in diaspora centers such as Harlem and London--deeply immersed in ideas of racial unity, racial uplift, and black self-determination.
In case studies that include the Caribbean, Latin America, and the United States, the contributors to this interdisciplinary volume trace the establishment of Islam in the Americas over the past three centuries.
Argues that cultural-political alliances between African-Bahian cultural practitioners and their dominant-class allies nevertheless helped to create a meaningful framework through which African-Bahian inclusion could be negotiated--a framework that is also important in the larger discussions of race and regional and national identity throughout Brazil.
Trance and Modernity in the Southern Caribbean: African and Hindu Popular Religions in Trinidad and Tobago
Keith McNeal reveals the unexpected ways traditions of trance performance have become both globalized and modernized.
Yo Soy Negro is the first book in English--in fact, the first book in any language in more than two decades--to address what it means to be black in Peru.