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Fifty Years of Revolution: Perspectives on Cuba, the United States, and the World

Soraya M. Castro Marino and John S. Reitan (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813040233
eISBN:
9780813043852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040233.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In the years since the Cuban Revolution, eleven men have served as president of the United States, arguably the most powerful nation on earth. Yet none of them has been able to effect any significant ... More


Textual Straits:: Race and Ethnographic Literature since the Cuban Revolution

Emily A. Maguire

in Racial Experiments in Cuban Literature and Ethnography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037479
eISBN:
9780813042329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037479.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The overthrow of Cuban president and dictator Fulgencio Batista in January of 1959, and the triumph of the 26 of July Movement and its charismatic leader Fidel Castro initiated a radical ... More


The Worst Job in the World: The Cuban Revolution, the War on Poverty, and the Secret Rebellion in Florida’s Cane Fields

Cindy Hahamovitch

in No Man's Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691102689
eISBN:
9781400840021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691102689.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the reasons for the mass strikes among the guestworkers laboring in Florida's cane fields during the 1960s. It argues that these strikes were caused by a confluence of two ... More


Introduction “Today, Even Fidel Is a Counterrevolutionary!”: Excavating the Grand Narrative of the Cuban Revolution

Lillian Guerra

in Visions of Power in Cuba: Revolution, Redemption, and Resistance, 1959-1971

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835630
eISBN:
9781469601519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837368_guerra.5
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines the Cuban Revolution, excavating the grand narrative of the Revolution in displays of unprecedented support for Fidel Castro and the vision of power he represented. It also ... More


Music and Revolution: Cultural Change in Socialist Cuba

Robin Moore

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247109
eISBN:
9780520939462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247109.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book provides an introduction to the most prominent artists and musical styles that have emerged in Cuba since 1959 and to the policies that have shaped artistic life. The author gives readers a ... More


Introduction

Michelle Chase

in Revolution Within the Revolution: Women and Gender Politics in Cuba, 1952-1962

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625003
eISBN:
9781469625027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625003.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The book begins by challenging the “official” history of women within the revolution, which casts women as passive beneficiaries of a top-down liberation led by an enlightened leadership. The book ... More


Cubans in Miami’s Pan-American Paradise

Christina D. Abreu

in Rhythms of Race: Cuban Musicians and the Making of Latino New York City and Miami, 1940-1960

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620848
eISBN:
9781469620862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620848.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter turns to Miami and discusses the role of Cubans and Cuban popular culture in the city. It examines the social clubs Círculo Cubano and Juventud Cubana, and the nightclubs Tropicana and ... More


Children, Radicalization, and the Cuban Counterrevolution

Anita Casavantes Bradford

in Revolution Is for the Children: The Politics of Childhood in Havana and Miami, 1959-1962

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469611525
eISBN:
9781469611532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469611525.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses how childhood became of one of the primary sites of the struggle between the forces of Revolution and an emerging Counterrevolution in Cuba between 1960 and 1961. During these ... More


The Cuban Revolution

Charles D. Ameringer

in The Socialist Impulse: Latin America in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033099
eISBN:
9780813038124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033099.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the Cuban Revolution. Initially, the revolution was noted to lack a clear ideology and was essentially a response to the socialist impulse. However, it was also noted that it ... More


The Eisenhower-Castro Years: The United States, Cuba, and the Challenges of Change

Francisca López Civeira and Lyse Hébert

in Fifty Years of Revolution: Perspectives on Cuba, the United States, and the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813040233
eISBN:
9780813043852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040233.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In this chapter, Francisca López Civeira examines how the United States perceived the Cuban process and what its definitions were with respect to the Cuban Revolution during the period immediately ... More


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