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Reyita

The Life of a Black Cuban Woman in the Twentieth Century

by Maria De Los Reyes Castillo Bueno

  • 75 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Duke University Press .
Written in English

    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

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

      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. show more Product details/5(). Publisher: Duke University Press Books, New. REYITA - CASTILLO BUENO, MARIA DE LOS REYES/ RUBIERA CASTILLO, DAISY/ MCLEAN, AN. Additional Information from Movie Mars Product Description Reyita - Castillo Bueno, Maria De Los Reyes/ Rubiera Castillo, Daisy/ McLean, Anne (TRN)/ Dore, Elizabeth (CON) About Movie Mars All items are Brand New/5().

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    Reyita - PB: Maria de Los Reyes Castillo Bueno, Daisy Rubiera Castillo, Anne McLean: Books - (15). 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 massacre of the PIC (Partido Independiente de Color), plantation life, Fulgencio Batista (notorious dictator of Cuba in the ls), the formation .


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Reyita by Maria De Los Reyes Castillo Bueno Download PDF EPUB FB2

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She depicts the social problems like poverty, prostitution, political corruption, wealth inequalities, lack of social mobility, lack of healthcare and by: "Reyita is a remarkable book [T]he most important aspect of this gem of a book is not a local rendition of national political events, but Reyita's own struggle to overcome all the obstacles in her life, which were overwhelming for a poor, black woman born in María de los Reyes Castillo Bueno (–), a black woman known as “Reyita Reyita book.

Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. At book's end, Reyita radiates gratification that Reyita book descendants have many different hues Reyita book skin, enjoy 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 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 book is based on extensive interviews with Reyita by her daughter Daisy Rubiera Castillo, and there is an erudite introduction by Elisabeth Dore who 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. Everyday low /5(20). "Reyita," subtitled "The Life of a Black Cuban Woman in the Twentieth Century," as told to her daughter, progresses in rich detail from what could have crushed a weaker spirit to the conclusion a year before her death: "I'm not worried about whether I've acted well or Size: KB.

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" and 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 am 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.

Book Description Paperback. Condition: New. Paperback. Maria 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.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability.

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: