Geoffrey Fox – written words

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Honor/shame in Cuba

Non-fiction

As a twenty-four-year-old black construction worker complained: “Nowadays the woman in Cuba almost rules herself and sometimes they rule her from outside. Neither the father, nor the mother nor the husband rules her.”
(From “Honor, Shame, and Women’s Liberation in Cuba: The Views of Working-Class Émigré Men,” 1973)

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Cuba 1998

Biography

We were all revolutionaries then — everybody I knew, in or around my generation — or were trying to be. (Cuba in 1973 and 1998)

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Hispanic Nation

Non-fiction

U.S. Hispanics are not—most of them, anyway—laying claim to a united territory. It may therefore be objected that Hispanics cannot become a “nation” because they have neither a flag nor a land to fly it over. And if they did, where would it be? A secessionist chunk of the American Southwest? East Harlem? Miami?

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