By Maria de los Angeles Torres
Within the Land of Mirrors is a trip in the course of the politics of Cuban exiles because the 1959 Cuban Revolution. It explores the advance of Cuban exile politics and identification inside of a context of U.S. and Cuban realities, in addition to in the broader inquiry of the altering nature of realms and its impression at the politics and id of diaspora groups. subject matters lined comprise: the origins of the post-revolution exile enclave of the Nineteen Sixties; the evolution of the Cuban neighborhood over the Sixties; the pluralization of exile politics within the Nineteen Seventies, rather in regards to the courting with the island; the emergence of Cuban-American political motion committees within the Nineteen Eighties; post-Cold conflict advancements; and the transition of Miami by means of the arriving of age of a moment new release of Cuban-Americans and the coming of a brand new wave of exiles.Interspersed with vignettes from the author's personal studies and political activism, within the Land of Mirrors explores the meanings and ramifications of exile, of belonging, and of seeing the self within the different. it is going to attract political scientists, Latin Americanists, and people learning the politics of exile.Mar?a de l. a. Torres was once born in Cuba and got here to the U.S. as a tender baby. She is affiliate Professor of Political technology, DePaul collage.