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José Martí, the United States, and Race

Anne Fountain


This book provides a comprehensive analysis of José Martí’s writing about race and ethnic groups and of the influence of his life in the United States (1880–1895) on these topics. Separate chapters cover Martí’s experience with Afro-Cubans in the United States, his writing about blacks in post–Civil War North America, his fascination with U.S. abolitionism, his multiple levels of engagement with Indian groups in the Americas, and his accounts about ethnic groups in late-nineteenth-century U.S. life. A chapter on the challenges of racism describes the racial climate of Martí’s time, how racial ... More

Keywords: José Martí, United States, Race

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780813049748
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2015 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813049748.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anne Fountain, author
San Jose State University