H-Caribbean Podcast: in conversation with Éric Morales-Franceschini Professor of English and Latin American Studies

H-Caribbean Podcast:

In conversation with Éric Morales-Franceschini Professor of English and Latin American Studies at the University of Georgia.

His newly published book The Epic of Cuba Libre: The Mambí, Mythopoetics, and Liberation, published by the University of Virginia Press focuses on the Mambí. Between 1868 and 1898, three generations of Cubans fought to free Cuba from colonialist Spain. More than a century later, no other historical narrative is as beloved and ritualistically recited as the story of Cuba Libre and the citizen-soldier known as the mambí.

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