Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Emilia Casanova, heroína de la independencia de Cuba

Manuel Hernández González

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This article discusses the trajectory of the Cuban heroine Emilia Casanova. The daughter of a businessman canary to the Spanish government seized their property on the island for their support of the emancipation, the wife of one of the greatest novelists and political activists Cuban Cirilo Villaverde, became engaged to the independence of Cuba from the earliest youth endorsed the flag hoisted Narciso Lopez female founded a society to support this cause, the League of the Daughters of Cuba, came to present projects in the U.S. Congress and used whatever means were at hand to obtain the support of the preeminent Hispanic-American and European personalities.

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