Frances Bolton (PHI) fbolton at
Mon Sep 28 20:26:17 PDT 1998

A year or so ago NACLA did a special issue on Cuba that was quite good.


On Mon, 28 Sep 1998, Rakesh Bhandari wrote:

> Still taking a break from the List and Krugman exchanges, I'll just pass
> on some bibliographic info:
> I want to thank Michael Pollack for clarifying that the one drop rule or
> hypo descent has meant exactly that in much of America and for much of its
> history. Michael's important "pedantic" correction is substantiated in F
> James Davis Who is Black?One Nation's Definition (Penn State Press, 1993)
> As for Mat's query about sources on racism and race in Cuba, the following
> works have been recommended to me
> Vera Kutzinski, Sugar's Secrets: Race and the Erotics of Cuban Nationalism
> Nancy Leys Stepan, The Hour of Eugenics: Race, Gender and Nation in Latin
> America (about 10 or so pages specifically on Cuba)
> Aline Helg, "Race in Argentina and Cuba, 1880-1930" in The Idea of Race in
> Latin America, 1870-1940
> Pedro Sarduey, ed. AfroCubanism (will have to check the actual cite)
> Now I don't have the cites for the following
> A recent Latin American Perspectives is devoted to Race and Racism in
> Latin America
> In Review of Latin American Studies (mid 1990s), there was an informative
> essay on intermarriage
> In Science and Society (mid 70s, I think), there was a critical analysis
> of anti racism after the revolution.
> On Mon, 28 Sep 1998, Mathew Forstater wrote:
> > Resourceful people- For a student who wants to look at issues of race, racism,
> > racial and ethnic discrimination, etc. in Cuba, pre- and post revolution, please
> > recommend to me books and articles. Thanks in advance, Mat
> >
> >

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