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ReMembering Cuba

Legacy of a Diaspora

by Andrea O"Reilly Herrera

  • 245 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by University of Texas Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • American studies,
  • Exiles,
  • Hispanic Americans In The U.S,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Cuba,
  • Caribbean & West Indies - General,
  • Emigration & Immigration,
  • Minority Studies - Ethnic American,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / General,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Cuban Americans,
  • Ethnic identity,
  • Miscellanea,
  • Social conditions,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9711076M
    ISBN 100292731469
    ISBN 109780292731462

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