Afrocuban religiosity, revolution, and national identity (cubanidad/cubanía)
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Afrocuban religiosity, revolution, and national identity (cubanidad/cubanía) by Christine Renata Ayorinde

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Statementby Christine Renata Ayorinde.
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Pagination313 leaves ;
Number of Pages313
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19701990M

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Afro-Cuban Religiosity, Revolution, and National Identity is a volume that again brings up the difficult task of understanding the category of race in Afro-Cuban religion in Cuba. Ayorinde 's study is a much-needed investigation of the problematic relationship between practitioners of Afro-Cuban religion . Get this from a library! Afro-Cuban religiosity, revolution, and national identity. [Christine Ayorinde] -- "Afro-Cuban religions - especially the practice of santeria, based on West African traditions - are an essential aspect of contemporary Cuban identity, Christine Ayorinde argues, and their existence.   The topic of Ayorinde's book is timely considering the public emergence of Afro-Cuban religions during the years since the collapse of Communist Eastern Europe and the ensuing economic crisis in Cuba. While a number of studies have approached Afro-Cuban ethnicity from historical and (to a lesser extent) sociological perspectives, Ayorinde's book offers an account of the political significance Author: Adrian H. Hearn. Download Citation | Afro-Cuban Religiosity, Revolution, and National Identity | Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Birmingham, | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.

  Click on the article title to read more. Afro-Cuban religiosity, revolution, and national identity / Author: Christine Ayorinde ; photographs by Juan Gualberto Cuadras Soularys ; foreword by Stephen W. Angell and Anthony B. Pinn, series editors. Publication info: Gainesville: University Press of Florida, c Format: Book. Ayorinde also interviewed both religious and atheist commentators on Afro-Cuban religions and culture, including academics, journalists, party officials, and members of governmental and nongovernmental institutions, many at the forefront of efforts to give santerÍa greater recognition as a central component of the national culture. Afro-Cuban Religiosity, Revolution, And National Identity Christine Ayorinde (photos by Juan Gualberto Cuadras Soularys) "Ayorinde breaks new ground in her important discussion of the evolution of revolutionary policy toward religion in general, and Afro-Cuban religious practice in particular.

Christine Ayorinde. Afro-Cuban Religiosity, Revolution, and National Identity”. Gainsville: University Press of Florida. pp. ISBN (Tapa rústica)” Caribbean Studies.   Christine Ayorinde Afro-Cuban Religiosity, Revolution, and National Identity Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida, , xvi + pp. Mary Ann Clark Where Men Are Wives and Mothers Rule: Santeria Ritual Practices and Their Gender Implications Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida, , xii + pp.   Afro-Cuban Religiosity, Revolution, and National Identity: Ayorinde, Christine: Books - This book compares Cuban American and African American religiosity, arguing that Afro-Cuban religiosity and culture are central to understanding the Cuban and Cuban American condition. The book interprets this saturation of the Afro-Cuban as transcending race and affecting all Cubans and Cuban Americans in spite of their pigmentation or self-identification.