(1923 - 1998)
Geógrafo, espeleólogo y arqueólogo. Primer Presidente de la Academia de Ciencias de Cuba, Presidente fundador de la Federación Espeleológica de América Latina y el Caribe y de diversas sociedades científicas nacionales e internacionales.
Social Sciences and Humanities
2004 | Havana/Veracruz, Veracruz/Havana. The two shores
Main executives entity: From University of Havana
Other entities: Veracruzan University of Mexico
Main author: De la UH: Sergio Guerra Vilaboy; de la Univ. Veracruzana: Bernardo García Díaz
Coauthors: From Cuba: Arturo Corregí, Francisco Pérez Guzmán, Mercedes García, Gloria García, Enrique Sosa, Alejandro García, Oscar Loyola, Oscar Zanetti, Helio Orovio, Félix Julio Alfonso, Sigfredo Ariel. From México: Hipólito Rodríguez, Adriana Gil, Judith Hernández, Carmen Blázquez, Ricardo Pérez, Rafael Figueroa, Félix Báez, Horacio Guadarrama
Summary:

The work presented constitutes a combined effort of prestigiuos researchers and Cuban and Mexicans professors. Their main objective was to show, through different researches, how Havana and Veracruz cities have, along their historical evolution from the 16th century until the contemporaneity, multiple socio-political, economic and cultural similarities that allow reasserting its Caribbean, and therefore, Latin American identity.

This research about stories shared with a multifactorial and complex approach, is original and very creative in the sense of the constant communication and coordination among the parts, besides contributing new knowledge derived from the own work's approach, which means a significant contribution to the study of the Caribbean and Latin American cultural identity, which set methodological guidelines for the study of the Latin American city.

The high scientific rigor and the careful editorial design of the work is supplemented with its internal coherence, derived from the own content structure with comparative purposes. It has an abundant treatment of documental and iconographical sources.

This work is already a consultation text in several teaching levels of pre and postgraduate courses in Cuba and Mexico.