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El Monte

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El Monte (1954) es ya un clásico de los saberes folclóricos y afrocubanos, escrito por Lydia Cabrera, discípula del célebre etnólogo Fernando Ortiz y estudiosa de las tradiciones culturales de la Isla de Cuba, quien se dedica a estudiar los orígenes de la santería isleña, nacida de la mezcla de las deidades yorubas o africanas con la religión católica. Luego de recorrer el ...more
Paperback, 564 pages
Published September 17th 2020 by Ediciones Universal (first published 1954)
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Recommends it for: anyone interested in Afro-Cuban studies
An extensive exposition of Afro-Cuban religious beliefs layed out in a rambling, irrational framework. A classic of the genre!! Incidentally, the author is queer.
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