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Cubans In America

A Vibrant History of a People in Exile

by Alex Anton

  • 337 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Kensington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History: World,
  • United States,
  • Exiles,
  • Cubans,
  • Ethnic Issues,
  • Sociology,
  • Social History,
  • History,
  • Caribbean & West Indies - General,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • History / Caribbean & West Indies,
  • Cuban Americans

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8745565M
    ISBN 101575666782
    ISBN 109781575666785
    OCLC/WorldCa54886577

    Cubans-Americans are not only more politically active than other Hispanics, they’re also more conservative: A report by the Pew Hispanic Center found that more than 70 percent of Latino voters supported Barack Obama, but Florida’s Cuban-American voters split, with 49 percent supporting Obama and 47 percent in favor of Mitt Romney. Book Review: Cubans in America: A Vibrant History of a People in Exile Alex Antón and Roger E. Hernández by Henry Pérez, Ph.D. The history of the Cuban presence in the United States is adeptly explored in this excellent book. This tome proves without question that Cubans have lived in “America” much longer than any English-speaking settlers.

    Cubans in America: a vibrant history of a people in exile. [Alex Antón; Roger E Hernández] -- Presents a glimpse into four centuries of Cubans in America, from the sixteenth century to the present day, and profiles such noted Cubans as Oscar Hijuelos, Gloria Estefan, and Jeff Bezos. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.   Cuban Revolution in America is his frst book. Drawing from extensive archival and oral history research and declassified FBI and CIA documents, this is the first multidecade examination of the encounter between the Cuban Revolution and the U.S. Left after

    Editor’s note: With the U.S. Embassy reopening in Havana on J The Root is giving some insight and perspective into the lives of Afro-Cubans Author: Henry Louis Gates Jr.   Not only is it a great time capsule of s and s America and Miami, but it's a combination of a socio-political memoir and family memoir. The Cuban revolution and refugee/exile story serves as background and setting for an /5.


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"Cubans in America" is a book detailing the history, culture, and character of the Cuban people and their contributions to American life in all aspects, from politics to entertainment. It's a book which inspired in me a great appreciation for the United States, how this land is truly a melting pot, with a detailed look at how this particular group of people have influenced and contributed to /5(9).

Cubans In America: A Vibrant History of a People in Exile. From Key West to New York City to Chicago and L.A., Cuban Americans have been a people searching for freedom, preserving the memories of the island they left behind, and determined to make their mark on their adopted country.4/5(8).

Jack Combs book The Cubans is a journey of life through Cuba in its present day and a life that was. Time and progress has stopped, but life goes on. Combs book beautifully captures everyday life and culture of very proud people who are moving forward in life while the economic, political and ideological beliefs of the country are crumbling as each day passes.3/5(7).

Series: In America; Library Binding: 80 pages; Publisher: Lerner Pub Group (May 1, ) Language: English; ISBN ; ISBN ; Product Dimensions: 7 x x inches Shipping Weight: 12 ounces; Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a review; Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #15, in Books (See Top in Books)Author: Adriana Mendez Rodenas.

Today more than one million emigrés make up the Cuban diaspora, and many, though living in America, still consider themselves part of Cuba. This book captures the struggles and dreams of Cuban Americans. Using this resource, students, teachers, and interested readers can examine the engaging and often controversial details of Cuban immigration.

Diplomatic ties between the United States and Cuba were improving. But many Cubans living in South America worried that the normalization of relations would mean that the so-called wet-foot, dry.

This is a list of notable Cuban Americans, including immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants. To be included in this list, the person must have a Wikipedia article showing they are Cuban American or must have references showing they are Cuban American and are notable.

Carlos de la Cruz, Cuban-born American. Since Cuba was following the script that always happens when Communists take over a country, the next phase was the mass exodus of people, beginning in In.

In Novemberon the eve of Angola's independence, Cuba launched a large-scale military intervention in support of the leftist People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) against United States-backed interventions by South Africa and Zaire in support of two right-wing independence movements competing for power in the country, the.

Cubans in America: A Vibrant History of a People in Exile. A companion book to the PBS series traces four centuries of Cuban life in America, from the sixteenth-century settlement of St.

Augustine, through Cuba's assistance during the American Revolution, to the challenges of the Castro regime. Reprint. Get this from a library. Cubans in America. [Lee Engfer] -- Explores the history of Cuban Americans since they left their homeland searching for.

Books shelved as cuban-american: Merci Suárez Changes Gears by Meg Medina, Dreaming in Cuban by Cristina García, Sal and Gabi Break the Universe by Carlo. Entertainers Gloria Estefan and Andy Garcia, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Oscar Hijuelos, baseball stars Orlando 'El Duque' Hernandez and Jose Canseco, and the late Coca-Cola chairman Roberto Goizueta, give testament to the diverse contributions Cubans have made to America.

Cubans in America is a breathtaking panorama of one people touching Author: Alex Anton. The Mariel boatlift was a mass emigration of Cubans, who traveled from Cuba's Mariel Harbor to the United States between 15 April and 31 October The term "Marielito" (plural "Marielitos") is used to refer to these refugees in both Spanish and the exodus was triggered by a sharp downturn in the Cuban economy, it followed on the heels of generations of Cubans, Participants: Government of Costa.

Cubans in America. Describes life, culture, and politics in the Cuban-American community (especially Miami), and the effect of Cuban history on the various waves of Cuban migration to the United States.

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Cuban Americans -- Juvenile literature. Cuba -- History -- Juvenile literature. Cuban Americans.

Owing to their uniquely preferential treatment under U.S. immigration law, Cubans for decades have been among the largest immigrant groups in the United States. Innearly million Cubans lived in the United States. This Spotlight provides a data snapshot of this immigrant group, which is highly concentrated in Florida, significantly older than the overall U.S.

Cubans in America: A Vibrant History of a People in Exile Alex Anton, Author, Roger E. Hernandez, Joint Author Kensington Publishing Corporation $30 (p) ISBN Buy this book. "Cubans in America" is a book detailing the history, culture, and character of the Cuban people and their contributions to American life in all aspects, from politics to entertainment.

It's a book which inspired in me a great appreciation for the United States, how this land is /5(9). The flow of refugees thus continued and the Cuban population that settled in America became that much more diverse.

Still today, more than forty years after the the Cuban Revolution and takeover by Fidel Castro, Cubans are entering onto the shores of America. "Cubans in America" is a book detailing the history, culture, and character of the Cuban people and their contributions to American life in all aspects, from politics to entertainment.

It's a book which inspired in me a great appreciation for the United States, how this land is truly a melting pot, with a detailed look at how this particular group of people have influenced and /5(5).

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Shop now & receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership.“Teishan Latner's fascinating Cuban Revolution in America, with its focus on histories of travel, hijacking, and exile across Cold War barriers, is an important intellectual weapon against both the [travel] ban and the blockade.”--Labour/Le Travail “An impressive, compelling work of research and analysis an unusually deep and nuanced study.”This Cuba Population, History, and Resources publication is from the Decennial Census.

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