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Anticipation of the Past

Louis A. Jr. Pérez

in The Structure of Cuban History: Meanings and Purpose of the Past

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469606927
eISBN:
9781469612652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469606927.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter looks at the role of the past in the Cuban “present”. The past was everywhere, in education and at home, celebrated in song and art, drama and fiction. The past was a living history. So ... More


Introduction: Race and Revolution in Cuba

Devyn Spence Benson

in Antiracism in Cuba: The Unfinished Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626727
eISBN:
9781469626741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626727.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This Introduction outlines the central questions and arguments of this book: How do ideas about racial difference, racist stereotypes, and racially-discriminatory practices persist, survive, and ... More


Intimate Adversaries, Possible Friends

William M. LeoGrande and Peter Kornbluh

in Back Channel To Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469626604
eISBN:
9781469626628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626604.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter looks at the more recent efforts of Barack Obama and the Cuban president Raúl Castro to establish dialogue and engage in more amicable relations between their two countries. More ... More


James J. O'kelly at Jiguaní (1873)

in Cuba's Wild East: A Literary Geography of Oriente

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317484
eISBN:
9781846317170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317170.003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter describes how James J. O'Kelly fulfilled his instructions, meeting Carlos Manuel de Céspedes just outside the town of Jiguaní. It also addresses The Mambi-Land. In addition, it explains ... More


Memory, Revolution, and Homophobia

Carrie Hamilton

in Sexual Revolutions in Cuba: Passion, Politics, and Memory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835197
eISBN:
9781469601885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882511_hamilton.9
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter begins with an analysis of the pavonato debates and then explores the relationship between memory, revolution, and homophobia in Cuba. It is argued here that the history of early ... More


Constitutional Modernism: Architecture and Civil Society in Cuba, 1933-1959

Timothy Hyde

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678105
eISBN:
9781452947938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678105.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

How does architecture make its appearance in civil society? This book pursues this challenging question by exploring architecture, planning, and law as cultural forces. Analyzing the complex ... More


Constitutionalism and Civil Society

Timothy Hyde

in Constitutional Modernism: Architecture and Civil Society in Cuba, 1933-1959

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678105
eISBN:
9781452947938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678105.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This introductory chapter explores the reciprocations of architecture and political circumstances in order to examine how architecture is incorporated within the developing course of civil society. ... More


The Tomb That Is the Almendares River

Sherry Johnson

in Climate and Catastrophe in Cuba and the Atlantic World in the Age of Revolution

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834930
eISBN:
9781469602622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869345_johnson.9
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the hurricane of June 1791 and how it came at a critical juncture in Cuban history. Lingering over western Cuba for several days, the hurricane was the cause of a flood that ... More


Introduction

Reinaldo Funes Monzote

in From Rainforest to Cane Field in Cuba: An Environmental History since 1492

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831281
eISBN:
9781469604671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888865_funes_monzote.4
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book investigates the impact of the sugar industry on Cuban forests from around 1600 to the mid-1920s. More specifically, it explores the link between sugar plantations and deforestation in Cuba ... More


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