By Julio Capó Jr.
Drawing from a multilingual archive, Capo finds the forgotten heritage of "fairyland," a advertising time period crafted by way of boosters that held a number of meanings for various teams of individuals. In viewing Miami as a contested colonial house, he turns our consciousness to migrants and immigrants, tourism, and alternate to and from the Caribbean--particularly the Bahamas, Cuba, and Haiti--to extend the geographic and methodological parameters of city and queer heritage. recuperating the area of Miami's outdated saloons, brothels, immigration checkpoints, borders, nightclubs, bars, and cruising websites, Capo makes transparent how severe gender and sexual transgression is to knowing the town and the wider zone in all its fullness.
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