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Author González Echevarría, Roberto

Title Cuban fiestas / Roberto González Echevarría

Publ Info New Haven : Yale University Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  GT4825.A2 G66 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 339 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), map ; 25 cm
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Note "Published with assistance from the Louis Stern Memorial Fund."
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Moveable feasts and floating fiestas -- Music, dance, and the birth of a culture : Anselmo Suárez y Romero and Cirilo Villaverde -- Fiesta time in old Havana : three pictures of a nineteenth-century Afro-Cuban ritual -- The fiesta in twentieth-century Cuban literature : from Alejo Carpentier to Daína Chaviano -- From the sugar kings to the king of sugar : baseball and revolution in Cuba in 1959 -- Holiday in Havana : fiesta and film in Cuba -- A drum is calling
LC subject Festivals -- Cuba
Cuba -- Social life and customs
Festivals in literature
Popular culture -- Cuba
ISBN 9780300167061 (cloth : alk. paper)
0300167067 (cloth : alk. paper)