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Afro-Cuban Diasporas in the Atlantic World

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ISBN-10: 1580464734

ISBN-13: 9781580464734

Edition: 2013

Authors: Solimar Otero

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Afro-Cuban Diasporas in the Atlantic World explores how Yoruba and Afro-Cuban communities moved across the Atlantic between the Americas and Africa in successive waves in the nineteenth century. In Havana, Yoruba slaves from Lagos banded together to buy their freedom and sail home to Nigeria. Once in Lagos, this Cuban repatriate community became known as the Aguda. This community built their own neighborhood that celebrated their Afrolatino heritage. For these Yoruba and Afro-Cuban diasporic populations, nostalgic constructions of family and community play the role of narrating and locating a longed-for home. By providing a link between the workings of nostalgia and the construction of…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: University of Rochester Press
Publication date: 7/15/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 262
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English