Reyita The Life of a Black Cuban Woman in the Twentieth Century by Maria De Los Reyes Castillo Bueno

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Published by Duke University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Cuba,
  • Race relations,
  • Castillo Bueno, Maria de los,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • People of Color,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Ethnic Cultures - General,
  • Castillo Bueno, Marâia de los Reyes,,
  • Cultural Heritage,
  • Women,
  • Biography/Memoirs/Letters,
  • Caribbean Studies,
  • History, Latin American,
  • Biography,
  • 1902-1997,
  • Blacks

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9503013M
ISBN 100822325934
ISBN 109780822325932

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Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. At book's end, Reyita radiates gratification that her descendants have many different hues of skin, Reyita book a variety of professions, and--"most importantly"--are free of racial prejudice.

Synopsis Oral history of an elderly black woman recounting the story of her nine decades in : Maria de Los Reyes Castillo Bueno. Reyita Book Review Part I: Summary Reyita tells the story Reyita book Maria de los Reyes Castillo Bueno, a black Cuban woman living through several pivotal moments in Cuban history as a member of perhaps the most disenfranchised group of people in Cuban society; Reyita was poor, she was black, and she was a woman.

The book is based on extensive interviews with Reyita by her daughter Daisy Rubiera Castillo, and there is an erudite introduction by Elisabeth Dore Reyita book gives us the political and social background.

Finally, though, what emerges from this consummate example of oral history is the serene, proud figure of Reyita who ends by saying, aged ‘I.

At book's end, Reyita radiates gratification that her descendants have many different hues of skin, enjoy a variety of professions, and—“most importantly”—are free of racial prejudice.

In the book, “Reyita” offers the women’s perspective in Cuba. She explains a systematic oppression that black women suffered from slavery to the twentieth century.

She depicts the social problems like poverty, prostitution, political corruption, wealth inequalities, lack of social mobility, lack of healthcare and hunger/5(20). Buy Reyita: The Life of a Black Cuban Woman in the Twentieth Century by Bueno, Maria de Los Reyes Castillo, Dore, Elizabeth, Castillo, Daisy Rubiera, Anne Mclean (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Book Description: The life story of a black woman born in in Cuba, her life spanning the best part of the 20th century. Through her detailed memory of her ancestors, of her still enslaved grandmother, as much as of her own life and times, she gives a portrait of being black and female in.

Although not told in strictly chronological order, most of the book is taken up with Reyita's memories of her childhood and with her difficult relationship with her mother, Isabel, who was keen to "whiten the race" Reyita book ashamed of her daughter's African features. At book's end, Reyita radiates gratification that her descendants have many different hues of skin, enjoy a variety of professions, and--''most importantly''--are free of racial prejudice.

''I Reyita book Reyita, a regular, ordinary person. A natural person, respectful, helpful, decent, affectionate, and very Edition: At book's end, Reyita radiates gratification that her descendants have many different hues of skin, enjoy a variety of professions, and—“most importantly”—are free of racial prejudice.5/5(1).

Based on interviews with Reyita, and archival research, the book is a testimony which deals with all the intimate and public events in the life of this woman of extraordinary determination, who shares with us her religious faith, her sustaining love for her numerous family and her ability to work hard for her independence.

Reyita tells the story of Maria de los Reyes Castillo Bueno, a black Cuban woman living through several pivotal moments in Cuban history as a member of perhaps the most disenfranchised group of people in Cuban society; Reyita was poor, she was black, and she was a woman.

In the book, “Reyita” offers the women’s perspective in Cuba. She explains a systematic oppression that black women suffered from slavery to the twentieth century. She depicts the social problems like poverty, prostitution, political corruption, wealth inequalities, lack of social mobility, lack of healthcare and hunger/5.

Summary: "Reyita is the life story of a black woman whose life spanned the century. Based on extensive interviews and thorough archival research, Reyita is a vibrant testimony which deals with the intimate and public events in the life of a thoughtful and hard-working woman.

Silverstein-Rivera. Reyita Book Review. Part I: Summary. Reyita tells the story of Maria de los Reyes Castillo Bueno, a black Cuban woman living through several pivotal moments in Cuban history as a member of perhaps the most disenfranchised group of people in Cuban society; Reyita was poor, she was black, and she was a woman.

The story begins with a recounting of. Reyita Book Review Part I: Summary Reyita tells the story of Maria de los Reyes Castillo Bueno, a black Cuban woman living through several pivotal moments in Cuban history as a member of perhaps the most disenfranchised group of people in Cuban society; Reyita was poor, she was black, and she was a woman.

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pages. /5(). In Reyita: The Life of a Black Woman in the Twentieth Century, the themes of racial discrimination and poverty are closely intertwined. She is aware of the impact of one on the other and regularly highlights the fact that “money and colour create enormous differences” (p) in the lives of Cubans.

Reyita spends a great deal of time in this book discoursing her use of herbal remedies and other home-grown medicine to cure various ailments of her neighbors. In this way, as a medicine woman, also as one with a reputation as receiving accurate visions from the spirit world, she found a certain niche for herself in Cuba's patriarchal by: COVID Resources.

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Reyita is a remarkable book. In a short pages, a 94 year old black Cuban woman recounts her life, including memories of her grandmother in slavery and her mother in the independence movement, and her observations of the mas‐. Mar a de los Reyes Castillo Bueno (), a black woman known as "Reyita," recounts her life in Cuba over the span of ninety years.

Reyita's voice is at once dignified, warm, defiant, strong, poetic, principled, and intelligent. Her story--as told to and recorded by her daughter Daisy Castillo--begins in Africa with her own grandmother's abduction by slave.

Daisy Rubiera Castillo is the author of Reyita ( avg rating, ratings, 6 reviews, published ), Reyita ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews), Home My Books/5. Reyita actively participated in the life of the community-often caring for the children of prostitutes along with her own eight children and giving herbal medicine and "spiritualist" guidance to ill or troubled neighbors.

She describes her growing resistance, over five decades of marriage, to her husbandrs"s sexism and negativity. Cuban oral history is one of the embarrassing gaps of contemporary Latin American historiography.

Collections published by Cuban historians have usually been commissioned by the Communist Party’s “Department of Revolutionary Orientation,” predictably furnishing only the politically correct interpretation of the lives of workers, peasants, women, Author: Julio Cesar Pino.

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