un cimarron, confusedly, yet significantly translated into English as The Aut Autobiography of a Runaway Slave, edited by Miguel Barnet, translated from. Miguel Barnet, (born January 28, , Havana, Cuba), novelist, poet, Barnet is best known for his Biografía de un cimarrón (; Biography of a Runaway. M. Zeuske The Cimarrón in the archives: a re-reading of Miguel Barnets biography of Esteban Montejo In: New West Indian Guide/ Nieuwe West-Indische Gids.

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Though at first somewhat sceptical we took up the trail and found very convincing historical data, namely primary sources which prove the existence of a man called “Esteban Montejo y Mera” in the Cruces, Lajas, Palmira, and Cienfuegos area in the years between and The Cuban independistas around Jose Marti and Antonio Maceo had outlined a program of a Miugel para todos y con todos for all and with all. Cuba, los primeros anos de independencia.

The Afro-Cuban Struggle for Equality Not only were they disappointed with respect to the lack of equality jiguel the races, but also with respect to the lack of support miuel smallholders and the harsh treatment they received when they demanded improved living conditions for workers in the sugar industry or other production areas Scott, forthcoming.

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Either way, there are no references to his participation in the revolt. Although some of migjel inter- pretations have been challenged by subsequent research and in spite of covering “only” the period of slavery as such, Moreno’s opus magnum is still considered a classic in structural analysis.

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This page was last edited on 1 Septemberat Losada ,tomo 12, julio defolio r- r. Vistas Leer Editar Ver historial. Your contribution may be further edited by our staff, and its publication is subject to our final approval. He was a merchant of Spanish descent.

My middle name is Mera InBarnet was intrigued by two newspaper articles reporting on Cuban citizens who had lived for more than a century.

First of all the mambises received a small sum of money when they handed in their arms icmarron. Such contracts not only testify to financial relations, but also to client-patron networks. But it is only the mulatto officer Campos Marquetti for whom a footnote is made.

Biografía de un cimarrón

Zur politischen Partizi- pation von Afrokubanern wahrend des kubanischen Unabhangigkeitskrieges und der ersten Jahre der Republik – eine regionale Perpektive. Die Lebensgeschichte eines entflohenen Negersklaven aus Kuba, von ihm selbst erzdhlt. Thus Barnet’s main achievement, which consists in making the problem of former slaves in Cuba known to a worldwide literary audience and raising its conscious- ness on the topic, is undiminished.

Thank You for Your Contribution! Reflecting the growing interest in Latin American and Cuban Studies, this student edition includes the complete text in Spanish, notes in English, a time-line of Cuban history and themes for debate and discussion.

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Nuevos motivos para rechazar un texto y de la forma como este se nos impone. You may find it helpful to search within the migjel to see how similar or related subjects are covered. But perhaps Barnet would consider writing a new epilogue for the next edition or translation of Cimarron, or perhaps publishing the long announced second volume about Montejo, so that the discussion can move forward.


This official list contains only two bearers of ,iguel surname primer apellido “Montejo” who served in units in which also our cimarron did his service. Some veterans of these citizens were not born in the Lajas-Cruces region, nor had they been long-term residents there.

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Esteban Montejo y Mera, resident of Lajas, born in Sagua, single, of age and farmer This is known as Yndice, recording the names of about 74, veterans. Academic Skip to main content.

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Please note that our editors may make some formatting changes or correct spelling or grammatical errors, and may also contact you if any clarifications are needed. In Cimarron was published in East Berlin Barnet Ethnography, descriptive study of a particular human society or the process of making such a study. Revista del Centro de Investigaciones Historicas 9: Many declined to work as simple sugar workers but preferred instead to buy a small plot of land.

They came from the jurisdiction of Cimaarron or from the town barent Cienfuegos itself, from the province of Las Villas and from the provinces of Matanzas, La Habana, Oriente, or Pinar del Rio.

Not only was the payment a long time in coming, but the topic itself was highly politicized and the criteria for payment remained uncertain for quite a while. Any text you add should be original, not copied from other sources. Click here to sign up.