This work offers a sweeping cultural history of the sustained encounter between the people of Cuba and the US and of the ways that this encounter helped shape Cubans' identity, nationality and sense of modernity from the early 1850s until the revolution of 1959.... the installation of pedestrian-controlled traffic lights, especially on Twenty-third Street, but was certain that this system, ... with a stop light . . . and on the highways he is assisted constantly with signs providing directions and instructions. ... Convicted racketeer JosAc Manuel Castillo became known as aquot;the AlCaponeofCuba.
|Title||:||On Becoming Cuban|
|Author||:||Louis A. Pérez|
|Publisher||:||UNC Press Books - 1999|