2019 NEH Summer Institute, The Center for José Martí Studies Affiliate at the University of Tampa: “Key West’s Revolutionary Community, 1868-1898” with Gerald E. Poyo
The University of Tampa
Almost from the moment of the outbreak of Cuba’s Ten Years War on October 10, 1868, Cubans began arriving in Key West to escape Spanish persecution. Within a year, an activist exile community formed that for thirty years remained actively committed to struggling for Cuban independence. My presentation will examine the growth and development of the community and explore its nationalist thought, revolutionary strategies, relations with José Martí, and unwavering commitment to the independence war of 1895.
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Martí, José, 1853-1895, Key West, FL, Cuba--History--Insurrection, 1868-1878, Ten Years' War, Cuba, 1868-1878