By Karen Y. Morrison
Since the nineteenth century, assertions of a standard, racially-mixed Cuban identification in keeping with recognition of African descent have challenged the view of Cubans as racially white. For the previous centuries, those competing perspectives of Cuban racial identification have remained in non-stop pressure, whereas Cuban men and women make their very own racially orientated offerings in relations formation. Cuba’s Racial Crucible explores the historic dynamics of Cuban race family members through highlighting the racially selective reproductive practices and genealogical thoughts linked to family members formation. Karen Y. Morrison reads archival, oral-history, and literary assets to illustrate the ideological centrality and inseparability of "race," "nation," and "family," in definitions of Cuban identification. Morrison analyzes the stipulations that supported the social boost and decline of notions of white racial superiority, nationalist projections of racial hybridity, and delight in African descent.
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Cuba's Racial Crucible: The Sexual Economy of Social Identities, 1750-2000 (Blacks in the Diaspora) by Karen Y. Morrison