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Cubans of Union City

Yolanda Prieto

Cubans of Union City

immigrants and exiles in a New Jersey community

by Yolanda Prieto

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cuban Americans -- New Jersey -- Union City -- Social conditions,
  • Immigrants -- New Jersey -- Union City -- Social conditions,
  • Exiles -- New Jersey -- Union City -- Social conditions,
  • Social change -- New Jersey -- Union City,
  • Community life -- New Jersey -- Union City,
  • Political culture -- New Jersey -- Union City,
  • Sex role -- New Jersey -- Union City,
  • Union City (N.J.) -- Ethnic relations,
  • Union City (N.J.) -- Social conditions,
  • Union City (N.J.) -- Religious life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementYolanda Prieto.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF144.U58 P754 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22658178M
    ISBN 109781592132997, 9781592133000
    LC Control Number2008043768

    Sociedad La Union Martí-Maceo Tampa, Florida Ybor City, Sociedad La Union Martí-Maceo is a mutual aid society that was founded by Afro-Cuban patriots in Tampa in The club originated in , as an integrated organization of both black and white Cubans. Cigar companies soon began relocating from Cuba to avoid tariffs and trade regulations, and Cubans came by the thousands to work in the factories. Soon the towns of Key West and Ybor City were the capitals of a tobacco-scented empire, and also became the centers of new Cuban enclaves.

    The housing available to most Cubans, however, is not in good condition. In the capital city of Havana, over 1 million housing units are considered substandard. By the Cuban government’s own estimation they have around 6, houses too few. Many Cubans are currently living in .   The Cubans of Union City: Immigrants and Exiles in a New Jersey Community By Yolanda Prieto Temple University Press. pages. $ cloth, $ paperAuthor: Susan Eckstein.

    Editor’s note: With the U.S. Embassy reopening in Havana on J The Root is giving some insight and perspective into the lives of Afro-Cubans who suffer discrimination and economic distress Author: Henry Louis Gates Jr. Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Cubans of Union City: Immigrants and Exiles in a New Jersey Community at nd: Yolanda Prieto.


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As a result of the conflicts between Cuba and the United States, especially afterCubans immigrated in great numbers. Most stayed in Miami, but many headed north to Union City, making it second only to Miami in its concentration of Cubans.

In The Cubans of Union City, Yolanda Author: Yolanda Prieto. In The Cubans of Union City, Yolanda Prieto discusses why Cubans were drawn to this particular city and how the local economy and organizations developed.

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Book Description: As a result of the conflicts between Cuba and the United States, especially afterCubans immigrated in great numbers. Most stayed in Miami, but many headed north to Union City, making it second only to Miami in its concentration of Cubans.

Most stayed in Miami, but many headed north to Union City, making it second only to Miami in its concentration of Cubans. In The Cubans of Union City, Yolanda Prieto discusses why Cubans were drawn to this particular city and how the local economy and As a result of the conflicts between Cuba and the United States, especially afterCubans 3/5.

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Free shipping for many products!5/5(1). towns,” and Union City began to be referred to by many as “the second Cuban capital in exile.” 1 This book traces the history of this migration, of which I am a part.

Union City Cubans were predominantly of working-class background. Those who had come before had been in search of economic opportuni. Union City is a city in the northern part of Hudson County, New Jersey, United ing to the United States Census the city had a total population of 66, reflecting a decline of (−%) from counted in the Census, which had in turn increased by 9, (+%) from counted in the Census.

As of the Census it was the second most densely County: Hudson. The Cubans of Union City is a highly readable and engaging study appropriate for undergraduate and graduate courses in immigration, Latino studies, and local history. It is sure to inspire a new generation of scholars to examine other understudied aspects of Cuban migration." "For scholars interested in learning about Union City, the book.

Prior to the Cuban Revolution, approximatelyCubans lived the United States, with concentrations in New York City and in Key West and Tampa in was a small community of about 2, people living in Union City, who had originally arrived after the s, many from Fomento or the semi-rural province of Villa Clara.

North Hudson had urbanized and seen massive population. ily accepted by established Union City residents and swiftly became upwardly mobile. But building a new life in a new nation always is hard.

Yolanda Prieto arrived in Union City in March at age In her book, The Cubans of Union City: Immigrants and Exiles in a New Jersey Community, Prieto recalled that her move was heartbreaking.

“IFile Size: 2MB. The Cubans of Union City - by Prieto, Yolanda Article in Bulletin of Latin American Research 30(2) April with 6 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

The Cubans mostly settled in Miami and South Florida, while some moved to Union City in New Jersey. By the late s, Union City would have the largest population of Cubans outside of Miami. Yolanda Prieto describes in her book, "The Cubans of Union City" how the Virgin of El Cobre, the patron saint of Cuba, also became a symbol of the first Cuban Catholics in Author: Arturo Conde.

Occasionally, Battle made the short trip across the river to Union City, New Jersey, which was also becoming a popular locality for Cubans to settle.

He bought into a bar in Union City called Johnny’s Go Go Club, located on the corner of 48th Street. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages: illustrations, maps ; 23 cm: Contents: 1 Introduction 1 Cuban Union City: Origins, Development, and Change 17 Building Community: Economic Growth and the Rise of Local Organizations 39 Women Leave Home for the Factory: Gender, Work, and Family 63 Saint.

Yolanda Prieto is the author of The Cubans of Union City ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), The Cubans of Union City ( avg rati /5. Get this from a library. The Cubans of Union City: immigrants and exiles in a New Jersey community.

[Yolanda Prieto] -- Ethnic community building and immigrant success in "Havana on the Hudson.". Cuban Americans also enjoy greater economic security than other Hispanic groups. Inthe median family income of Cuban Americans was $26,— $2, less than the median for all U.S.

family incomes but $6, more than the median for all Hispanic American family incomes. InCuba had a higher per-capita income than much of Europe. “More Americans lived in Cuba prior to Castro than Cubans lived in the United States,” Cuban exile Humberto Fontova, author of a series of books about Castro and Guevara, tells me.

“This was at a time when Cubans were perfectly free to leave the country with all their property. The Cubans of Union City ‐ by Prieto, Yolanda The Cubans of Union City ‐ by Prieto, Yolanda Weissman, Deborah M. Prieto, Yolanda () The Cubans of Union City, Temple University Press (Philadelphia, PA) ix + pp.

$ hbk, $ pbk. Geographical proximity has long facilitated travel between Cuba and the United States.eventually became a sociologist at Rutgers University. The Cubans of Union City chronicles her lifelong experiences as both a participant and researcher of her own community.

The book's main objective is to analyze the social, economic, political, and religious integration of Cuban immigrants in .