Cuban Exiles and Cuban Americans in South Florida, 1959-1994
By (author) Maria Cristina Garcia
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Havana USA by Maria Cristina Garcia
Book DescriptionIn the years since Fidel Castro came to power, the migration of close to one million Cubans to the United States continues to remain one of the most fascinating, unusual, and controversial movements in American history. Maria Cristina Garcia--a Cuban refugee raised in Miami--has experienced firsthand many of the developments she describes, and has written the most comprehensive and revealing account of the postrevolutionary Cuban migration to date. Garcia deftly navigates the dichotomies and similarities between cultures and among generations. Her exploration of the complicated realm of Cuban American identity sets a new standard in social and cultural history.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780520211179
(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 22-Oct-1997
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Maria Cristina Garcia
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The political upheaval in Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Guatemala had a devastating human toll at the end of the twentieth century. Many of those who survived the wars chose temporary refuge in neighboring countries such as Honduras and Costa Rica. This book tells the story of that migration.
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Author Biography - Maria Cristina Garcia
Maria Cristina Garcia is Assistant Professor of History at Texas A&M University.
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