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Calypso Magnolia: The Crosscurrents of Caribbean and Southern Literature

John Wharton Lowe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628882
eISBN:
9781469628059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628882.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

John Lowe explodes old notions of region by exploring the effect of the Caribbean on Southern literature, and conversely, how the writers of the coastal U.S. have influenced artists “South of the ... More


Curve Baus, Casinos, and Cuban-Amencan Culture

Thomas G. Paterson

in Contesting Castro: The United States and the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101201
eISBN:
9780199854189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101201.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explains that though Cubans needed North American-made goods, they did not yearn for the U.S. influence that came with them. According to British Foreign Office diplomats, Cuba “lies ... More


Thunderstorms: Castro’s Granma Rebels and the Matthews Interview

Thomas G. Paterson

in Contesting Castro: The United States and the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101201
eISBN:
9780199854189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101201.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Few of the tense men crouched on the Granma on November 25, 1956, could have been thinking about the many characteristics of mid-century Cuban-American relations. They were preoccupied with a crowded ... More


An Uphill Battle: The Contentious Politics of Return

Iraida H. López

in Impossible Returns: Narratives of the Cuban Diaspora

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061030
eISBN:
9780813051307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061030.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 1 provides the necessary historical background to migration and return. It offers a summary of postrevolutionary migration waves, concise information on the Operation Pedro Pan, the policies ... More


Privatizing National Interest—the Cuba Lobby

Lawrence Davidson

in Foreign Policy, Inc.: Privatizing America's National Interest

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125244
eISBN:
9780813135021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125244.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Cuba lobby is an excellent example of a special interest that continues to influence American foreign policy. Although Cuba poses little threat to American interests and policies, especially ... More


Cosa de Blancos: Cuban American Whiteness and the Afro-Cuban-Occupied House

Antonio López

in Unbecoming Blackness: The Diaspora Cultures of Afro-Cuban America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814765463
eISBN:
9780814765487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814765463.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter deals with Cuban American whiteness. The autobiographical narratives of a voyage back to Cuba during the post-Soviet 1990s by white, middle-class, Cuban American academics lead to a ... More


The New Cuban American Politics: Passion, Affection, Dollars, and the Emergence of MiHavana

Damián Fernández

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/9780813040233.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores how Cuban Americans of Miami have played a decisive role in U.S. foreign policy and how that role is changing. As Miami and its Cuban American population have changed, so has ... More


Oye Loca: From the Mariel Boatlift to Gay Cuban Miami

Susana Peña

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665532
eISBN:
9781452946399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665532.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

THE 1980 MARIEL BOATLIFT was a turning point in Miami’s Cuban American and gay histories. My work begins with this moment of cultural collision. It examines discourses about Mariel that both ... More


<i>Joven Cuba</i> inside the Colossus: The Antonio Maceo Brigade and the Making of a Cuban American Left

Teishan A. Latner

in Cuban Revolution in America: Havana and the Making of a United States Left, 1968-1992

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469635460
eISBN:
9781469635484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635460.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter Four explores the origins of the Antonio Maceo Brigade, an organization composed of Cuban American students and intellectuals who broke with the anticommunism of their parent’s generation to ... More


Ask What You Can Do For Your (New) Country: How Host States Use Diasporas

Nadejda K Marinova

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190623418
eISBN:
9780190623432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190623418.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This book focuses on a previously unexamined phenomenon: how host governments utilize diasporas to advance their foreign policy agendas in mutually beneficial ways. The book advances a four-factor ... More


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