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Cuban Convents in the Age of Enlightened Reform, 1761–1807$
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John J. Clune Jr.

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780813032177

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813032177.001.0001

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Transforming the Role of Convents in Havana

Transforming the Role of Convents in Havana


(p.78) 6 Transforming the Role of Convents in Havana
Cuban Convents in the Age of Enlightened Reform, 1761–1807

John J. Clune

University Press of Florida

This chapter examines the changing role of convents in Havana, Cuba, as educational institutions for female during the period from 1796 to 1807. It discusses the arrival of the Ursulines in Havana and analyzes the manner in which a teaching order of immigrant nuns transformed female religious life in the city. It also investigates the impact of additional female religious immigrants, the Clares and Dominicans, who arrived in Havana from Santo Domingo during the same period.

Keywords:   convents, educational institutions, Havana, Cuba, Ursulines, immigrant nuns, Clares nuns, Dominican nuns

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