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A Cultural History of Cuba during the U.S. Occupation, 1898–1902

Marial Iglesias Utset


In this cultural history of Cuba during the United States' brief but influential occupation from 1898 to 1902—a key transitional period following the Spanish–American War—this book sheds light on the complex set of pressures that guided the formation and production of a burgeoning Cuban nationalism. Drawing on archival and published sources, it illustrates the process by which Cubans maintained and created their own culturally relevant national symbols in the face of the U.S. occupation. Tracing Cuba's efforts to modernize in conjunction with plans by U.S. officials to shape the process, the b ... More

Keywords: Cuba, Spanish–American War, Cuban nationalism, English language, Spanish language, Cuban celebrations, Cuban culture

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780807833988
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014 DOI:10.5149/9780807877845_iglesias_utset


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Marial Iglesias Utset, author