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"If I survive, I will spend my whole life at the oven door seeing that no one is denied bread and, so as to give a lesson of charity, especially those who did not bring flour." -- Jose Marti
José Julián Martí Pérez (January 28, 1853 – May 19, 1895) was a Cuban national hero and an important figure in Latin American literature. In his short life he was a poet, an essayist, a journalist, a revolutionary philosopher, a translator, a professor, a publisher, and a political theorist. Through his writings and political activity, he became a symbol for Cuba's bid for independence against Spain in the 19th century, and is referred to as the "Apostle of Cuban Independence." He also fought against the threat of United States expansionism into Cuba. From adolescence, he dedicated his life to the promotion of liberty, political independence for Cuba and intellectual independence for all Spanish Americans; his murder was used as a cry for Cuban independence from Spain by both the Cuban revolutionaries and those Cubans previously reluctant to start a revolt.

Born in Havana, Martí began his political activism at a young age. He would travel extensively in Spain, Latin America, and the United States raising awareness and support for the cause of Cuban independence. His unification of the Cuban émigré community, particularly in Florida, was crucial to the success of the Cuban War of Independence against Spain. He was a key figure in the planning and execution of this war, as well as the designer of the Cuban Revolutionary Party and its ideology. He died in military action on May 19, 1895.

Martí is considered one of the great turn-of-the-century Latin American intellectuals. His written works consist of a series of poems, essays, letters, lectures, a novel, and even a children's magazine. He wrote for numerous Latin American and American newspapers; he also founded a number of newspapers himself. His newspaper Patria was a key instrument in his campaign for Cuban independence. After his death, one of his poems from the book, "Versos Sencillos" (Simple Verses) was adapted to the song, "Guantanamera", which has become the definitive patriotic song of Cuba.

The concepts of freedom, liberty, and democracy are prominent themes in all of his works, which were influential on the Nicaraguan poet, Rubén Darío and the Chilean poet, Gabriela Mistral.

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Total Books: 131
La Edad de Oro
2016 - La Edad De Oro [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781535424486
ISBN-10: 1535424486
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Amor Con Amor Se Paga
2015 - Amor Con Amor Se Paga [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781507864777
ISBN-10: 1507864779
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Poesia completa de Jose Marti
2013 - Poesia Completa De Jose Marti [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788420678795
ISBN-10: 8420678791
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Versos sencillos
2012 - Versos Sencillos [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781481006453
ISBN-10: 1481006452
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Jose Marti Revolution Politics and Letters Volume One Cuba The Struggle for Independence
2010 - Jose Marti Revolution Politics and Letters Volume One Cuba the Struggle for Independence [Library of Latin America] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780195170047
ISBN-10: 0195170040
Genre: History
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Hombres V6
2009 - Hombres V6 [1908 - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781104293864
ISBN-10: 1104293862
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Jose Marti Prosa y poesia
2008 - Jose Marti Prosa Y Poesia [Spanish Edition] (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781877951565
ISBN-10: 1877951560
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Amistad funesta
2008 - Amistad Funesta [Large Print Edition - Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780554243443
ISBN-10: 055424344X
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La Edad de Oro para ninos- incluye CD ROM
2007 - La Edad De Oro Para Ninos- Incluye Cd Rom [Intemporales. Serie Mayor] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9789706516718
ISBN-10: 9706516719
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction
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Ismaelillo
2007 - Ismaelillo (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780916727420
ISBN-10: 0916727424
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction
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Ismaelillo Versos Libres Versos Sencillos
2007 - Ismaelillo Versos Libres Versos Sencillos [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9788489163393
ISBN-10: 8489163391
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Cronicas
2007 - Cronicas [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780307391308
ISBN-10: 0307391302
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Nonfiction
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El presidio politico
2007 - El Presidio Politico [Diferencias - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788496428430
ISBN-10: 8496428435
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Reference, Nonfiction
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Adultera
2007 - Adultera [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788496290068
ISBN-10: 8496290069
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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La Edad De Oro Y Otros Relatos/ the Golden Age and Other Stories
2006 - La Edad De Oro Y Otros Relatos/ the Golden Age and Other Stories [Letras Hispanicas / Hispanic Writings - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788437623238
ISBN-10: 8437623235
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Los Zapaticos De Rosa/rosa's Little Shoes
2006 - Los Zapaticos De Rosa/rosa's Little Shoes (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781933032122
ISBN-10: 193303212X
Genres: Children's Books, Reference
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Versos Sencillos A Dual-language Edition
Lucia Jerez
2005 - Lucia Jerez (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9789871136322
ISBN-10: 9871136323
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Nuestra America Tomo I
2004 - Nuestra America Tomo I (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781410107787
ISBN-10: 1410107787
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Nuestra America Tomo Ii
2004 - Nuestra America Tomo II (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781410107794
ISBN-10: 1410107795
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Prominentes Norteamericanos
2004 - Prominentes Norteamericanos [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781410107480
ISBN-10: 1410107485
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2004 - Politica Y Revolucion 1887-1892 [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2004 - Politica Y Revolucion 1892-1893 [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2004 - Cuba Hombres [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2004 - Hispanoamericanos [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2004 - Norteamericanos Volumen 3 [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2004 - Fragmentos [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2004 - Norteamericanos [Spanish Edition - Volume 2] (Paperback)
2004 - Cuba Discursos Revolucionarios [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2004 - Mujeres El Alma Cubana [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2004 - Impressions of America [By a Very Fresh Spaniard] (Paperback)
2004 - Escenas Norteamericanas 1883 [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2004 - Escenas Europeas 1881 [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2004 - Escenas Norteamericanas 1881 [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2004 - Escenas Norteamericanas 1885 [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2004 - Escenas Norteamericanas Letras [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
2004 - Escenas Norteamericanas 1881-1882 [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2004 - Escenas Norteamericanas 1884-1885 [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2004 - Un Voyage a Venezuela [French Edition] (Paperback)
2004 - Obra Poetica / Poetry Work [Biblioteca Edaf - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2003 - Versos Libres/free Verses [Coleccion Clasicos De La Literatura Latinoamericana Carrascalejo De La Jara - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2003 - Adultera/adulteress [Coleccion Clasicos De La Literatura Latinoamericana Carrascalejo De La Jara - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2003 - La Edad De Oro/the Golden Age [Coleccion Clasicos De La Literatura Latinoamericana Carrascalejo De La Jara - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
2003 - Amistad Funesta/fatal Friendship [Coleccion Clasicos De La Literatura Latinoamericana Carrascalejo De La Jara - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
1998 - Versos Sencillos Simple Verses [Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project] (Hardcover)Paperback
1998 - Jose Marti [Cuadernillos de Poesia] (Paperback)
1973 - Epistolario Antologia [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Marti on the U S A [Contemporary Latin American Classics] (Hardcover)
Nasza Ameryka [Seria "Idee i ludzie" - Polish Edition] (Other)
Diarios [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
Prosa Escogida [Siglo XIX - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Antologia [Biblioteca de la literatura y el pensamiento hispanicos ; 6 - Spanish Edition] (Other)
Jose Marti - Poesia [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Jose Marti Y Su Periodico Patria [Coleccion de autores cubanos - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
La Muneca Negra [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Epistolario [Coleccion Textos martianos - Spanish Edition] (Other)Paperback
Todo Lo Olvida Nueva York En Un Instante [Historia - Spanish Edition] (Other)
Poesa Completa [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)