Habana: R. Méndez, No Date. Hardcover. 453p., boards. Good. Item #57761
Excellent biography of Juan Gualberto Gomez Ferrer, a leader in the struggle for independence who had been representative in Cuba of Martí's Cuban Revolutionary Party while the latter was in exile. Gómez was the black leader with the greatest prestige after the death of Antonio Maceo. Along with Gen. Bartolomé Masó, he was also the leading opponent of the Platt Amendment. He founded the Directorio Central de Sociedades de Color, the Central Directory of Societies of Color in 1890.