Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Inmigración política en Cuba: los anarquistas españoles (1900-1925)

Amparo Sánchez Cobos


Since the late nineteenth century many anarchists left Spain fleeing official repression. An important group of them was established in Cuba. The common ancestry and economic opportunities, along with reconstruction undertaken after the last war of independence and the restructuring of the sugar industry, besides the possibility of spreading the libertarian seed and organize the emerging working class, worked as pull factors. Spanish diplomats on the island left us testimony of their movements and the socio-political characteristics of these emigrants who distinguished themselves from the rest of the Spanish immigration.

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