Essays in Cuban Intellectual History (New Concepts in Latino by Rafael Rojas

By Rafael Rojas

Recognized essayist and Cuban historian Rafael Rojas offers a suite of his top paintings, one that focuses on--and deals possible choices to--the crucial myths that experience geared up Cuban tradition from the 19th century to the current. Rojas explores an important subject matters of Cuban highbrow background, together with the legacy of José Martí, the cultural influence of the battle in 1898, the development of a countrywide canon of Cuban literature, the works of classical intellectuals of the republican interval, the literary journal Orígenes, the ideological effect of the Cuban Revolution, and the chances of a democratic transition within the island initially of the twenty-first century.

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6 26 Essays in Cuban Intellectual History A Map of Eugenics The scenario for this discursive war was not only Cuban culture, of course. The same war was fought elsewhere: in Spain, the United States, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and in almost all of the Latin American countries. All of these conflicts staged a confrontation between moral discourses and civilizing paradigms. The defeat of Spain was, for some, the definitive proof of the decline of Hispanic civilization (perhaps even of Iberian civilization) and, in the more extreme opinions, of Latin civilization as a whole.

34 And so, Ortiz felt authorized by Malinowski, but Malinowski in turn highly valued the benefit of authorizing the Cuban anthropologist, because in turn he was assuring the inclusion of Ortiz in the methodological canon of functionalism. ”35 Nevertheless, there is one point on which Portell Vilá’s ideological nationalist reading and Malinowski’s epistemological functionalist reading, parallel thus far, subtly clash. 37 The author of Magia, ciencia y religión, who in his last years at Yale had become familiar with the shift in Roosevelt’s diplomacy toward Latin America, took advantage of his “Introduction” to the Counterpoint to involve a transculturation in foreign policy and suggest that “interdependence” among bordering countries would open new symbolic porosities.

39 The ethnic heterogeneity of the island (an obsession of the Creole intellectuals from Father Varela to Fernando Ortiz), was understood as an unfavorable condition for the modern civilizing project. Thus we have the emergence in eugenicist discourse of the representation of Cuba as threshold, an in-between of different races, religions, and civic models. This pronouncement on limits is seen even more clearly in Roque E. Garrigó’s La convulsion cubana (1906) [Cuban Convulsion]. Eugenics is heterogeneity of definitely the point of departure of this text, especially as the Argentine the island was Carlos Octavio Bunge defined eugenics.

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