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The Resource The merchant of Havana : the Jew in the Cuban abolitionist archive, Stephen Silverstein, (electronic resource)

The merchant of Havana : the Jew in the Cuban abolitionist archive, Stephen Silverstein, (electronic resource)

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The merchant of Havana : the Jew in the Cuban abolitionist archive
Title
The merchant of Havana
Title remainder
the Jew in the Cuban abolitionist archive
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Silverstein
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"As Cuba industrialized in the nineteenth century, two ideological forces appeared: anti-Semitism and abolitionism. As the antislavery movement became organized in Cuba, the argument grew that Jews participated in the African slave trade and in New World slavery, and that this participation gave Jews extraordinary influence in the new Cuban economy and culture. Because of the decidedly small Jewish population on the island in this era, this form of anti-Semitism sprang almost exclusively from mythological beliefs"--
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1978-
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Silverstein, Stephen
Dewey number
306.3/6209729109/034
LC call number
HT1078
LC item number
.S55 2016
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gómez de Avellaneda, Gertrudis
  • Tapia y Rivera, Alejandro
  • Villaverde, Cirilo
  • Antislavery movements
  • Jewish slave traders
  • Jews in literature
  • Jews
  • Antisemitism
  • Cuba
  • HISTORY / Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / Caribbean & Latin American
Label
The merchant of Havana : the Jew in the Cuban abolitionist archive, Stephen Silverstein, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 111-198) and index
Contents
The notional Jew: judaizing the merchant -- Racial prescriptions and inscriptions in Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda's Sab (1841) -- Racial alchemy and Alejandro Tapia y Rivera's La Cuarterona (1867) -- The Jewish escape hatch from Cuba impossible: Cirilo Villaverde's Cecilia Valdes (1882)
Control code
OCM1bookssib033602386
Dimensions
24 cm
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unknown
Extent
xi, 205 pages
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License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9780826521095
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2016030960
Other physical details
illustration
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssib033602386
Label
The merchant of Havana : the Jew in the Cuban abolitionist archive, Stephen Silverstein, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 111-198) and index
Contents
The notional Jew: judaizing the merchant -- Racial prescriptions and inscriptions in Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda's Sab (1841) -- Racial alchemy and Alejandro Tapia y Rivera's La Cuarterona (1867) -- The Jewish escape hatch from Cuba impossible: Cirilo Villaverde's Cecilia Valdes (1882)
Control code
OCM1bookssib033602386
Dimensions
24 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xi, 205 pages
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9780826521095
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2016030960
Other physical details
illustration
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssib033602386

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