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U.S.-Cuban Cooperation Past, Present, and Future

U.S.-Cuban Cooperation Past, Present, and Future

Melanie M. Ziegler

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030876
eISBN:
9780813039701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030876.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The United States and Cuba actually cooperate on several issues of mutual interest. This intriguing pattern of U.S.-Cuban cooperation emerged during the 1990s. Naked self-interest led the two ... More

The UkuleleA History

The Ukulele: A History

Jim Tranquada and John King

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835446
eISBN:
9780824869762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835446.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Since its introduction to Hawaii in 1879, the ʻukulele has been many things: a symbol of an island paradise; a tool of political protest; an instrument central to a rich musical culture; a musical ... More

Unbecoming BlacknessThe Diaspora Cultures of Afro-Cuban America

Unbecoming Blackness: The Diaspora Cultures of Afro-Cuban America

Antonio Lopez

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814765463
eISBN:
9780814765487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814765463.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book uncovers an important, otherwise unrecognized century-long archive of literature and performance that reveals Cuban America as a space of overlapping Cuban and African diasporic ... More

Under Bright LightsGay Manila and the Global Scene

Under Bright Lights: Gay Manila and the Global Scene

Bobby Benedicto

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691074
eISBN:
9781452949437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691074.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Under Bright Lights vividly describes the emergence in twenty-first century Manila of a “bright lights” scene: a world composed of dance clubs, upmarket bars, party circuits, and other commercial ... More

Undercover AsianMultiracial Asian Americans in Visual Culture

Undercover Asian: Multiracial Asian Americans in Visual Culture

Leilani Nishime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038075
eISBN:
9780252095344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038075.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This first book-length study of media images of multiracial Asian Americans, tracing the codes that alternatively enable and prevent audiences from recognizing the multiracial status of Asian ... More

Understanding South Asian Minorities in Hong Kong

Understanding South Asian Minorities in Hong Kong

John Nguyet Erni and Lisa Yuk-ming Leung

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208340
eISBN:
9789888268382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208340.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

People of South Asian descent are a large, varied and increasingly visible part of Hong Kong’s population. Most have found ways of prospering despite social and economic obstacles and widespread ... More

Unearthing the Polynesian PastExplorations and Adventures of an Island Archaeologist

Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Explorations and Adventures of an Island Archaeologist

Patrick Vinton Kirch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853457
eISBN:
9780824868345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853457.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In this memoir, the author relates his many adventures while doing fieldwork on remote islands. At the age of thirteen, the author was accepted as a summer intern by the eccentric Bishop Museum ... More

Uneven ModernityLiterature, Film, and Intellectual Discourse in Postsocialist China

Uneven Modernity: Literature, Film, and Intellectual Discourse in Postsocialist China

Haomin Gong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835316
eISBN:
9780824871185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835316.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Postsocialist China is marked by paradoxes: economic boom, political conservatism, cultural complexity. This book's study of these paradoxes, or “unevenness,” provides a unique and seminal approach ... More

The United States of the United RacesA Utopian History of Racial Mixing

The United States of the United Races: A Utopian History of Racial Mixing

Greg Carter

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772492
eISBN:
9780814790489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772492.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Barack Obama's historic presidency has re-inserted mixed race into the national conversation. While the troubled and pejorative history of racial amalgamation throughout U.S. history is a familiar ... More

An Unpromising LandJewish Migration to Palestine in the Early Twentieth Century

An Unpromising Land: Jewish Migration to Palestine in the Early Twentieth Century

Gur Alroey

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789325
eISBN:
9780804790871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789325.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The Jewish migration at the end of the nineteenth century and beginning of the twentieth was one of the dramatic events that changed the Jewish people in modern times beyond recognition. Millions of ... More

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