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Sugar, cigars, and revolution

Lisandro PГ©rez

Sugar, cigars, and revolution

the making of Cuban New York

by Lisandro PГ©rez

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cubans,
  • Cuban Americans,
  • Immigrants,
  • Ethnic relations,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-383) and index.

    StatementLisandro Pérez
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF128.9.C97 P47 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 397 pages
    Number of Pages397
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26963336M
    ISBN 100814767273
    ISBN 109780814767276
    LC Control Number2017038239
    OCLC/WorldCa1001431388

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    Historically rich and engrossing, Sugar, Cigars, and Revolution immerses the reader in the riveting drama of Cuban New York. Lisandro Pérez analyzes the major forces that shaped the community, but also tells the stories of individuals and families that made up the fabric of a little-known immigrant world that represents the origins of New York Brand: Lisandro Perez.   Pérez has written a new book about the roots of Cuban immigration in 19 th century New York called Sugar, Cigars, and Revolution: The Making of Cuban New York. The New York-Cuba connection originated in the sugar trade. Cubans who made their fortunes off of slave labor on island sugar plantations shipped that sugar to New York to be processed.

    Other articles where Sugar Revolution is discussed: Barbados: British rule: The Sugar Revolution, as it is called, had momentous social, economic, and political consequences. The elite in Barbados chose a form of sugar production that yielded the greatest level of profit—but at great social cost. They decided to establish large sugarcane plantations, cultivated by oppressed labourers.   Lidia Hernández Tapia reviews Lisandro Pérez’s Sugar, Tobacco & Revolution: Cubans in New York for Cuban Art Hernández Tapia explains, the book uncovers “Cuba’s hidden history in 19th-century Manhattan.”Here are excerpts: Delve into the archives of 19th-century New York businessmen and the Cuban sugar bourgeoisie, and a relationship emerges that goes beyond mere .


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