Collection Description

Culture Name

Cubans

Culture Description

Contemporary Cubans are descendents of Native Americans (Ciboney and Arawak), Spanish conquerors and administrators, and African slaves. Until the end of the nineteenth century Cuba was a Spanish colony. Cuba had economic and political ties to the United States until the socialist Revolution in 1959. Cubans speak Spanish.

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Region

Middle America and the Caribbean --Caribbean

Countries

Cuba

OWC Code

SX01

Number of Documents

1

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Number of Pages

9

Collection Overview

The Cubans collection consists only of this culture summary. This article was published originally in the Encyclopedia of World Cultures, Vol. 8, Middle America and the Caribbean, James Dow, Volume Editor. Boston, Mass.: G. K. Hall & Co.1995.

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