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Archive: Mar 2014


Afro-Cuban Religious Arts: Popular Expressions of Cultural Inheritance in Espiritismo and Santería

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By Kristine Juncker, ILAS Stipendiary Fellow

Recently, the University Press of Florida posted information online about my first book, Afro-Cuban Religious Arts: Popular Expressions of Cultural Inheritance in Espiritismo and Santería. I began working on the book more than a decade ago. I was drawn to these materials, and particularly the four women about whom I write, because of the ongoing absence of histories of women who shaped the international character of modern and contemporary Latin America. Continue reading →