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Unbecoming blackness the diaspora cultures of Afro-Cuban America by Antonio M. LГіpez

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cuban Americans,
  • Ethnic identity,
  • Blacks,
  • Intellectual life,
  • American literature,
  • Cuban American authors,
  • African Americans

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAntonio López
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE184.C97 L67 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25259919M
ISBN 109780814765463, 9780814765470, 9780814765487, 9780814765494
LC Control Number2012009413

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