{"id":5950325457056,"title":"Our History Is Still Being Written","handle":"our-history-is-still-being-written_by-armando-choy-gustavo-chui-moises-sio-wong-mary-alice-waters","description":"\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e“What was the most important measure to uproot discrimination against Chinese and blacks in Cuba? It was the socialist revolution itself.”\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eArmando Choy, Gustavo Chui, and Moisés Sío Wong—three young rebels of Chinese Cuban ancestry—threw themselves into the great proletarian battle that defined their generation. They became combatants in the clandestine struggle and the 1956–58 revolutionary war that brought down a US-backed dictatorship and opened the door to the socialist revolution in the Americas. Each became a general in Cuba’s Revolutionary Armed Forces.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eHere they talk about the historic place of Chinese immigration to Cuba, as well as more than five decades of revolutionary action and internationalism, from Cuba to Angola, Nicaragua, and Venezuela. Through their stories, we see unfold the social and political forces that gave birth to the Cuban nation and continue to shape our epoch. We see how millions of ordinary men and women like them changed the course of history, becoming different human beings in the process.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eTo read the full reviews, please click the REVIEWS \u0026amp; PROMO tab on this page.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003cspan\u003e“Pathfinder must be congratulated for uncovering this remarkable but little-known dimension of the Cuban Revolution.” \u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e—Gregor Benton in Bulletin of Latin American Research\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e “A chapter in the chronicle of the Cuban revolution, as told by those on the front lines of that ongoing epic…We see how millions of ordinary men and women...changed the course of history, becoming different human beings in the process.\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e” \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e—ISSCO Bulletin\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003cspan\u003e“Valuable as a first-hand account of events that are little known outside Cuban circles, including the impact of Chinese immigration on Cuban history...” \u003cem data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e—\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBook News\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e “A highly personalized yet nonetheless valuable look at the evolution of modern Cuban history and politics.” \u003cem data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e—\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMidwest Book Review\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003cspan\u003e“...a must for anyone interested in Cuba's history, national identity, ethnicity and politics; and for any library used by students of Cuban revolution.” \u003cem data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e—\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eHispanic and Latin American Studies Dept. of Nottingham University, UK\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e “The importance of the Cuban-Angolan forces’ victory over the apartheid army of South Africa...has been explained here in quite an interesting way.” \u003cem data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e—\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eIran Book News Agency\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e“\u003c\/span\u003eThis collective memoir is suitable for a general readership interested in Cuba’s revolutionary history...[A] compelling selection for undergraduate classrooms...Visual images bring the narrative to life.\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e” \u003cem data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e—\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eKathleen López in Caribbean Studies\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e“\u003c\/span\u003e[The Generals] threw themselves into the great proletarian battle that defined their generation…they talk about the historic place of Chinese immigration to Cuba, as well as more than five decades of revolutionary action and internationalism, from Cuba to Angola, Nicaragua, and Venezuela.” \u003cem data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e—\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eLibros\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e“[Editor] Mary-Alice Waters provides further historical resources, offering original perspectives on and from the Chinese-Cuban community.” \u003cem data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e—\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMultiCultural Review\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e“\u003c\/span\u003eEven more fascinating than its title and subtitle suggest...\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e”\u003c\/span\u003e \u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e—Mail \u0026amp; Guardian Online\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e“\u003c\/span\u003eThe story behind the story is the little known history of the mass immigration of Chinese into Cuba in the early 1800’s...\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e”\u003c\/span\u003e \u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e—Neo Immigrant and Minority Business Alliance\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e“\u003c\/span\u003e...it is a shame that the book was not published more recently than 2005 as its readers might have benefited from some insights about the direction of the new post-Fidel regime.\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e” \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e—Afro-Hispanic Review\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cstyle type=\"text\/css\"\u003e\u003c!--\ntd {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}\n--\u003e\u003c\/style\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cbr\u003e“...the story of Chinese immigrants to Cuba who participated in the revolution of 1956-1958; with insiders' perspectives on five decades of life in the turbulent nation.”\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan data-sheets-userformat='{\"2\":13057,\"3\":{\"1\":0},\"11\":4,\"12\":0,\"15\":\"Calibri, sans-serif\",\"16\":11}' data-sheets-value=\"{\u0026quot;1\u0026quot;:2,\u0026quot;2\u0026quot;:\u0026quot;...the story of Chinese immigrants to Cuba who participated in the revolution of 1956-1958; with insiders' perspectives on five decades of life in the turbulent nation.: —Foreword \u0026quot;}\"\u003e —Foreword Magazine\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cstyle type=\"text\/css\"\u003e\u003c!--\ntd {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}\n--\u003e\u003c\/style\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e“\u003c\/span\u003eThey are living history texts. But they admit that their work is not primarily about the past. And as these old soldiers take on new challenges, they proclaim: \u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e“\u003c\/span\u003eOur history is still being written\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e”\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan data-sheets-userformat='{\"2\":13057,\"3\":{\"1\":0},\"11\":4,\"12\":0,\"15\":\"Calibri, sans-serif\",\"16\":11}' data-sheets-value=\"{\u0026quot;1\u0026quot;:2,\u0026quot;2\u0026quot;:\u0026quot;...the story of Chinese immigrants to Cuba who participated in the revolution of 1956-1958; with insiders' perspectives on five decades of life in the turbulent nation.: —ForWard \u0026quot;}\"\u003e —Journal of Third World Studies\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e“\u003c\/span\u003eOnce again...Pathfinder Press has dared to move into the sometimes difficult waters of collections of interviews\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e” \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e—Journal of Latin American Studies\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e“\u003c\/span\u003eReading this book gives the reader a glimpse of life in Cuba rarely visible in the United States today. And it tells a previously untold story—the Chinese of Cuba yesterday, today, and tomorrow.\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e”\u003c\/span\u003e \u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e—New America Media\/ a division of Pacific News Service\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003cbr\u003eFeatured by the International Society for the Studies of Chinese Overseas.\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2021-06-19T05:34:38-04:00","created_at":"2020-12-29T01:22:17-05:00","vendor":"Pathfinder Press","type":"Paper","tags":["Authors_Armando Choy","Authors_Gustavo Chui","Authors_Mary-Alice Waters","Authors_Moisés Sío Wong","Books of the Month: April 2021","Language_English","Subjects_Africa","Subjects_China and Asia and the Pacific","Subjects_Cuban Revolution in the world","Subjects_Latin America and Caribbean"],"price":1500,"price_min":1500,"price_max":1500,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":1500,"compare_at_price_min":1500,"compare_at_price_max":1500,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":37584593780896,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"9781604881028","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":false,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Our History Is Still Being Written","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":1500,"weight":426,"compare_at_price":1500,"inventory_management":"shopify","barcode":"978-1-60488-102-8","requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_allocations":[]}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0481\/2678\/7744\/products\/our-history-is-still-being-written-the-story-of-three-chinese-cuban-generals-in-the-cuban-revolution_by-armando-choy-gustavo-chui-moises-sio-wong-mary-alice-waters_FC.png?v=1611789266","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0481\/2678\/7744\/products\/our-history-is-still-being-written-the-story-of-three-chinese-cuban-generals-in-the-cuban-revolution_by-armando-choy-gustavo-chui-moises-sio-wong-mary-alice-waters_BC.png?v=1611851722"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0481\/2678\/7744\/products\/our-history-is-still-being-written-the-story-of-three-chinese-cuban-generals-in-the-cuban-revolution_by-armando-choy-gustavo-chui-moises-sio-wong-mary-alice-waters_FC.png?v=1611789266","options":["Title"],"media":[{"alt":"Front cover of Our History Is Still Being Written","id":13165069533344,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.648,"height":800,"width":518,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0481\/2678\/7744\/products\/our-history-is-still-being-written-the-story-of-three-chinese-cuban-generals-in-the-cuban-revolution_by-armando-choy-gustavo-chui-moises-sio-wong-mary-alice-waters_FC.png?v=1610060149"},"aspect_ratio":0.648,"height":800,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0481\/2678\/7744\/products\/our-history-is-still-being-written-the-story-of-three-chinese-cuban-generals-in-the-cuban-revolution_by-armando-choy-gustavo-chui-moises-sio-wong-mary-alice-waters_FC.png?v=1610060149","width":518},{"alt":"Back cover of Our History Is Still Being Written","id":13165071827104,"position":2,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.648,"height":800,"width":518,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0481\/2678\/7744\/products\/our-history-is-still-being-written-the-story-of-three-chinese-cuban-generals-in-the-cuban-revolution_by-armando-choy-gustavo-chui-moises-sio-wong-mary-alice-waters_BC.png?v=1610060171"},"aspect_ratio":0.648,"height":800,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0481\/2678\/7744\/products\/our-history-is-still-being-written-the-story-of-three-chinese-cuban-generals-in-the-cuban-revolution_by-armando-choy-gustavo-chui-moises-sio-wong-mary-alice-waters_BC.png?v=1610060171","width":518}],"requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_groups":[],"content":"\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e“What was the most important measure to uproot discrimination against Chinese and blacks in Cuba? It was the socialist revolution itself.”\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eArmando Choy, Gustavo Chui, and Moisés Sío Wong—three young rebels of Chinese Cuban ancestry—threw themselves into the great proletarian battle that defined their generation. They became combatants in the clandestine struggle and the 1956–58 revolutionary war that brought down a US-backed dictatorship and opened the door to the socialist revolution in the Americas. Each became a general in Cuba’s Revolutionary Armed Forces.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eHere they talk about the historic place of Chinese immigration to Cuba, as well as more than five decades of revolutionary action and internationalism, from Cuba to Angola, Nicaragua, and Venezuela. Through their stories, we see unfold the social and political forces that gave birth to the Cuban nation and continue to shape our epoch. We see how millions of ordinary men and women like them changed the course of history, becoming different human beings in the process.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eTo read the full reviews, please click the REVIEWS \u0026amp; PROMO tab on this page.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003cspan\u003e“Pathfinder must be congratulated for uncovering this remarkable but little-known dimension of the Cuban Revolution.” \u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e—Gregor Benton in Bulletin of Latin American Research\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e “A chapter in the chronicle of the Cuban revolution, as told by those on the front lines of that ongoing epic…We see how millions of ordinary men and women...changed the course of history, becoming different human beings in the process.\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e” \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e—ISSCO Bulletin\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003cspan\u003e“Valuable as a first-hand account of events that are little known outside Cuban circles, including the impact of Chinese immigration on Cuban history...” \u003cem data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e—\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBook News\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e “A highly personalized yet nonetheless valuable look at the evolution of modern Cuban history and politics.” \u003cem data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e—\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMidwest Book Review\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003cspan\u003e“...a must for anyone interested in Cuba's history, national identity, ethnicity and politics; and for any library used by students of Cuban revolution.” \u003cem data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e—\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eHispanic and Latin American Studies Dept. of Nottingham University, UK\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e “The importance of the Cuban-Angolan forces’ victory over the apartheid army of South Africa...has been explained here in quite an interesting way.” \u003cem data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e—\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eIran Book News Agency\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e“\u003c\/span\u003eThis collective memoir is suitable for a general readership interested in Cuba’s revolutionary history...[A] compelling selection for undergraduate classrooms...Visual images bring the narrative to life.\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e” \u003cem data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e—\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eKathleen López in Caribbean Studies\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e“\u003c\/span\u003e[The Generals] threw themselves into the great proletarian battle that defined their generation…they talk about the historic place of Chinese immigration to Cuba, as well as more than five decades of revolutionary action and internationalism, from Cuba to Angola, Nicaragua, and Venezuela.” \u003cem data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e—\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eLibros\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e“[Editor] Mary-Alice Waters provides further historical resources, offering original perspectives on and from the Chinese-Cuban community.” \u003cem data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e—\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMultiCultural Review\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e“\u003c\/span\u003eEven more fascinating than its title and subtitle suggest...\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e”\u003c\/span\u003e \u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e—Mail \u0026amp; Guardian Online\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e“\u003c\/span\u003eThe story behind the story is the little known history of the mass immigration of Chinese into Cuba in the early 1800’s...\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e”\u003c\/span\u003e \u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e—Neo Immigrant and Minority Business Alliance\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e“\u003c\/span\u003e...it is a shame that the book was not published more recently than 2005 as its readers might have benefited from some insights about the direction of the new post-Fidel regime.\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e” \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e—Afro-Hispanic Review\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cstyle type=\"text\/css\"\u003e\u003c!--\ntd {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}\n--\u003e\u003c\/style\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cbr\u003e“...the story of Chinese immigrants to Cuba who participated in the revolution of 1956-1958; with insiders' perspectives on five decades of life in the turbulent nation.”\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan data-sheets-userformat='{\"2\":13057,\"3\":{\"1\":0},\"11\":4,\"12\":0,\"15\":\"Calibri, sans-serif\",\"16\":11}' data-sheets-value=\"{\u0026quot;1\u0026quot;:2,\u0026quot;2\u0026quot;:\u0026quot;...the story of Chinese immigrants to Cuba who participated in the revolution of 1956-1958; with insiders' perspectives on five decades of life in the turbulent nation.: —Foreword \u0026quot;}\"\u003e —Foreword Magazine\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cstyle type=\"text\/css\"\u003e\u003c!--\ntd {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}\n--\u003e\u003c\/style\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e“\u003c\/span\u003eThey are living history texts. But they admit that their work is not primarily about the past. And as these old soldiers take on new challenges, they proclaim: \u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e“\u003c\/span\u003eOur history is still being written\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e”\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan data-sheets-userformat='{\"2\":13057,\"3\":{\"1\":0},\"11\":4,\"12\":0,\"15\":\"Calibri, sans-serif\",\"16\":11}' data-sheets-value=\"{\u0026quot;1\u0026quot;:2,\u0026quot;2\u0026quot;:\u0026quot;...the story of Chinese immigrants to Cuba who participated in the revolution of 1956-1958; with insiders' perspectives on five decades of life in the turbulent nation.: —ForWard \u0026quot;}\"\u003e —Journal of Third World Studies\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e“\u003c\/span\u003eOnce again...Pathfinder Press has dared to move into the sometimes difficult waters of collections of interviews\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e” \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e—Journal of Latin American Studies\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e“\u003c\/span\u003eReading this book gives the reader a glimpse of life in Cuba rarely visible in the United States today. And it tells a previously untold story—the Chinese of Cuba yesterday, today, and tomorrow.\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e”\u003c\/span\u003e \u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e—New America Media\/ a division of Pacific News Service\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003cbr\u003eFeatured by the International Society for the Studies of Chinese Overseas.\u003c\/p\u003e"}

Our History Is Still Being Written

This edition includes a foreword by Wang Lusha, translator of Chinese edition, plus new annotation, photos, and illustrations.

Format: Paper

216 Pages

Edition: 2nd

Year: 2017

Publisher: Pathfinder Press

ISBN: 978-1-60488-102-8

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Our History Is Still Being Written

The Story of Three Chinese Cuban Generals in the Cuban Revolution

By Armando Choy,  Gustavo Chui,  Mary-Alice Waters,  Moisés Sío Wong, 

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“What was the most important measure to uproot discrimination against Chinese and blacks in Cuba? It was the socialist revolution itself.” Armando Choy, Gustavo Chui, and Moisés Sío Wong—three young rebels of Chinese Cuban ancestry—threw themselves into the great proletarian battle that defined their generation. They became combatants in the...

“These books are the kind of books historians are always hoping for, but that very rarely see the light of day. Their value for average readers and for scholars cannot be overstressed, for several reasons, the most important being the historical process of reconnecting Cuba and Africa at a time when such reconnecting continues to be fiercely discouraged by the powers-that-be… In a subdued, almost humble, way, these books can be seen as collective praise for what Cuba has been able to do, not just for specific African countries, but for the majority of humanity resisting the unrelenting assaults of the capitalist system.” —African Studies Review

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