Lydia Cabrera
Date of Birth  :
1899-20-05 1991-19-09
Place of Birth  :
Havana, Cuba
Country  :
Field of Expertise  :
African Mythology
Educational background  :
Graduated from the École du Louvre in 1930.
Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • Cabrera published over one hundred books.

  • Her most important book is El Monte, (Spanish: "The Wilderness") which was the first major anthropological study of Afro-Cuban traditions.

  • Some of her other publications are:

    • Cuentos Negros DeCuba,1989

    • Anago,1986

    • La sociedad secreta abakua,1970

    • Refranes de negros viejos,1970

source:Lydia Cabrera

Bibliography  :
El monte,Reglas de Congo/ Palo Monte Mayombe (Coleccion Del Chichereku En El Exilio) (Spanish Edition), Yemaya y Ochun (Coleccion Del Chichereku En El Exilio) (Spanish Edition).