I Was Cuba: Treasures from the Ramiro Fernandez Collection
Chronicle Books, Oct 11, 2007 - Photography - 304 pages
While most think of Cuba as a mythical island of rum, rumba, and revolution, period photographs reveal a more complexplace. I Was Cuba is an original look at Cuban history as seen through the Ramiro Fernandez Collectionarguably the world's leading archive of Cuban photos and ephemera. I Was Cuba showcases rare, vernacular images from the nineteenth century through the revolutionary period, exploring the everyday and the eccentric. With texts from famed Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas (Before Night Falls), this captivating volume is an intimate view into a bygone era of glamour, political upheaval, and astounding visual culture.
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Pictures of the PastUser Review - lalopez - Overstock.com
This book is a great present for a Cuban Exile. I gave it to my grandfather and it was amazing how his eyes lit up as we sat down with him to view this book. It gave us a picture into his past world in Cuba as he told us stories from his youth. Read full review