Cuba beyond the Beach: Stories of Life in Havana by Karen Dubinsky PDF

By Karen Dubinsky

Havana is Cuba’s soul: a mixture of 3rd global, First global, and different global. After over a decade of visits as a instructor, researcher, and pal, Karen Dubinsky appears earlier political slogans and vacationer postcards to the streets, neighbourhoods, and personalities of a sophisticated and contradictory urban. Her affectionate, funny vignettes illustrate how Havana’s residents—old Communist girls, their sceptical offspring, musicians, underground proprietors, entrepreneurial landlords, and poverty-stricken professors—go approximately their day-by-day lives.

As Cuba undergoes dramatic switch, there's a lot to understand, and examine from, within the not likely global Cubans have jointly equipped for themselves.

A element of the proceeds from the sale of this publication will visit the Queen’s college pupil abroad shuttle Fund - The Sonia Enjamio Fund, which cash Cuban/Canadian pupil exchange.

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