Download e-book for iPad: Cuban Counterpoints: The Legacy of Fernando Ortiz (Bildner by Mauricio A. Font,Alfonso W. Quiroz,Carmen Almodóvar

By Mauricio A. Font,Alfonso W. Quiroz,Carmen Almodóvar Muñoz,Alejandra Bronfman,Patricia Catoira,Fernando Coronil,María Del Rosario Díaz Rodríguez,Antonio Fernández Ferrer,Tomás Fernández Robaina,Roberto González Echevarría,Benjamin L. Lapidus,María Teresa L

whereas Fernando Ortiz's contribution to our figuring out of Cuba and Latin the United States extra usually has been well known because the Forties, lately there was renewed curiosity during this pupil and activist who made lasting contributions to a mind-blowing array of fields. This ebook is the 1st paintings in English to think again Ortiz's titanic highbrow universe. Essays during this quantity study and have a good time his contribution to scholarship in Cuban heritage, the social sciences—notably anthropology—and legislations, faith and nationwide id, literature, and song. providing Ortiz's seminal considering, together with his profoundly influential inspiration of 'transculturation', Cuban Counterpoints explores the daring new views that he delivered to undergo on Cuban society. a lot of his such a lot demanding and provocative thinking—which embraced simultaneity, clash, inherent contradiction and hybridity—has extraordinary relevance for present debates approximately Latin America's advanced and evolving societies.

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