Cuban Landscapes: Texts in Regional Geography by Joseph L Scarpaci

By Joseph L Scarpaci

This obtainable e-book bargains a vibrant geographic portrait of Cuba, exploring the island’s streetscapes, sugar cane fields, shores, and rural settlements; its billboards, executive structures, and nationwide landmarks. The authors remove darkness from how common and equipped landscapes have formed Cuban id (cubanidad), and vice versa. they supply a distinct standpoint on Cuba’s precise historic classes and political economies, from the colonial interval via republicanism and today’s socialist period. Compelling issues contain the legacies of slavery and the sugar undefined, the earlier and way forward for city improvement, and the effect of “islandness” on sociocultural processes.

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