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“The first and only comprehensive study of the West Indian people. Ortiz ushered the Caribbean into the thought of the twentieth century and kept it there.” —C. L. R. James — N/A
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Fernando Ortiz (1881–1969) was one of Cuba’s most influential public intellectuals. His vast work on Cuban culture includes the five-volume work, Los instrumentos de la música afrocubana. Fernando Coronil is Assistant Professor of Anthropology and History at the University of Michigan.
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