ALINE HELG CURRICULUM VITAE Département d histoire générale 5, rue Saint -Ours Genève 4 Switzerland Tel.: E-mail: Aline. Aline Helg, University of Geneva, Histoire générale Department, Faculty Member. Studies Fiction, Mexico History, and Lucha Libre. Aline Helg. Our Rightful Share: The Afro-Cuban Struggle for Equality, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, $ (cloth), ISBN.
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Why did race not become an organizational category in Caribbean Colombia as it did in several other societies with significant African-descended populations?
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Our Rightful Share by Aline Helg
Financed by the John D. Apuntes para la historia de la lucha contra la discriminacion racial, but this was published in Cuba and not appreciated at first.
Abel and Collin M. Paper, Global Studies Forums: Oralidad, identidad y resistencia, Graciela Maglia and Armin Schwegler eds. Other Cuban authors had studied this period – Portuondo Linares, whose father was a member of the Independent Party of Color and wrote about inwas the first, but he was criticized by the Communist Party of that period for focusing on race and not class warfare, and his book was ignored.
Independence and nation building. She challenges Cuba’s well-established myth of racial equality and shows that racism is deeply rooted in Cuban creole society. Colonial Latin American Historical Review, vol. Review helv Trinity College www. Help Center Find new research papers in: Reflexiones sobre su historiaCartagena, November.
Benedictine University, Lisle, Illinois, 11 September. Aline Helg is a professor of contemporary history at the University of Geneva, Switzerland.
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Without her, it is not clear the Cubans would have been able to rescue this forgotten and repressed story in time for the commemoration. Helg argues that divisions within the lower and upper classes, silence on the issue of race, and Afro-Colombians’ preference for individual, local, and transient forms of resistance resulted in particular spheres of popular autonomy but prevented the development of an Afro-Caribbean identity in the region and a cohesive challenge to Andean Colombia.
She challenges Cuba’s well-established myth of racial equality and shows that racism is deeply rooted in Cuban Creole society. The View from Latin America.
Our Rightful Share
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