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Brand Rebel Che Guevara Between Politics and Consumerism

Jeremy Prestholdt

in Icons of Dissent: The Global Resonance of Che, Marley, Tupac and Bin Laden

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190632144
eISBN:
9780190077914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190632144.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter traces Guevara's unlikely resurgence in the post-Cold War era. The reimagination of Guevara for the new millennium isolated and extended dimensions of his complex profile, and he ... More


Until Victory Che Guevara and the Revolutionary Ideal

Jeremy Prestholdt

in Icons of Dissent: The Global Resonance of Che, Marley, Tupac and Bin Laden

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190632144
eISBN:
9780190077914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190632144.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter takes a wide-angle approach to Che Guevara as a symbol of antiestablishment and antisystemic sentiment in the late 1960s and 1970s. Guevara's popularity offers a critical point of entry ... More


Ernesto Che Guevara, Dispositions, and Education for Transnational Social Justice

John D. Holst

in Cuba in a Global Context: International Relations, Internationalism, and Transnationalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049106
eISBN:
9780813046709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049106.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The theory and practice of Ernesto Che Guevara exemplifies the nexus of dispositions and a broadly conceived notion of education within and beyond formal schooling. A revolutionary, Guevara was also ... More


The Ten Million Will Happen: Expanding Socialism, 1963–1970

Luis Martínez-Fernández

in Revolutionary Cuba: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049953
eISBN:
9780813050416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049953.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter, “The Ten Million Will Happen: Expanding Socialism, 1963–1970,” traces the revolution's trajectory from “heroic idealism” in the early 1960s to what came to be known as the Great Debate ... More


Towards Political and Musical Renewal: The Other Idea of Communism

Giacomo Manzoni

in Red Strains: Music and Communism Outside the Communist Bloc

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265390
eISBN:
9780191760440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265390.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Giacomo Manzoni is one of Italy's most renowned composers and also a sought-after composition teacher. From 1958 to 1967 he was the music critic of the daily newspaper of the Italian Communist Party ... More


Revolutionary Road Movies: Walter Salles’ Diarios De Motocicleta (Motorcycle Diaries 2004) and On The Road (2012)

Dolores Tierney

in New Transnationalisms in Contemporary Latin American Cinemas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748645732
eISBN:
9781474445238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645732.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores how Walter Salles’ Diarios de motocicleta and On the Road use road movie conventions to forward their political agendas. It establishes the interconnectedness of the near ... More


Love and Revolution

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.7
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter talks about Ernesto “Che” Guevara's classic essay “Socialism and Man.” In it, he writes: “Let me say, at the risk of sounding ridiculous, that the true revolutionary is guided by great ... More


Introduction

Jeremy Prestholdt

in Icons of Dissent: The Global Resonance of Che, Marley, Tupac and Bin Laden

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190632144
eISBN:
9780190077914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190632144.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Why do certain individuals become martyrs, heroes, villains, and commercialized symbols? What meanings do transnational icons have for diverse audiences? What can the popular attraction to these ... More


Johnson: Castro Reaches Out

William M. LeoGrande and Peter Kornbluh

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

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617633
eISBN:
9781469617657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617633.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter analyzes US-Cuban relations under the Johnson administration. It shows how Kennedy's initiative took on a life of its own as Havana and Washington sustained an ongoing dialogue through ... More


Toward Armed Struggle

Michael F. Brown and Eduardo Fernandez

in War of Shadows: The Struggle for Utopia in the Peruvian Amazon

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520074354
eISBN:
9780520911352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520074354.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Lima is Peru's capital and is a city that defies idealism. The Lima of the early 1960s was a brighter place. Cuba proved that a Marxist revolution could take place in what was coming to be called the ... More


Che's Chevy & Fidel's Olds

Richard Schweid

in Che's Chevrolet, Fidel's Oldsmobile: On the Road in Cuba

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828922
eISBN:
9781469605739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888629_schweid.8
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The American cars transported people and goods during the early years of the Cuban Revolution. Fidel Castro traveled in an Oldsmobile and Che Guevara drove his Chevrolet. However, after the ... More


Perpetuating a Fighting Spirit: Guerrilla Warfare and the Guerrillero in Cuba

Anna Clayfield

in The Guerrilla Legacy of the Cuban Revolution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781683400899
eISBN:
9781683401308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400899.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 1 offers an overview of the armed struggle that, beginning with the attack on the Moncada barracks in 1953, brought the Revolution to power in 1959. In so doing, it reveals the historical ... More


The Chickens Coming Home to Roost: Malcolm X, the Congo, and Modern Black Nationalism

Ira Dworkin

in Congo Love Song: African American Culture and the Crisis of the Colonial State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632711
eISBN:
9781469632735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632711.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents Malcolm X’s travels in Africa during the months leading up to the Stanleyville (Kisangani) crisis of November 1964. Speeches, diaries, correspondence, FBI surveillance reports, ... More


Toward Universal Emancipation

Yoav Di-Capua

in No Exit: Arab Existentialism, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Decolonization

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226499741
eISBN:
9780226499888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226499888.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Inspired by Che Guevara, who visited the region twice, and taking their cues from Sartre’s position on Algeria, Vietnam, Cuba, and Congo, Arab intellectuals jointly translated Sartre’s writing on ... More


Creating Material and Moral Incentives to Motivate Workers

Sinan Koont

in Sustainable Urban Agriculture in Cuba

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037578
eISBN:
9780813042114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037578.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The stagnation of its economy in the 1980s led Cuba to attempts (perfeccionamente empresarial) to associate workers' incomes more closely to their actual contributions to production. The structure of ... More


Origins of Black Panther Party Health Activism

Alondra Nelson

in Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676484
eISBN:
9781452948164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676484.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explores how and why the survival or “serve the people” programs came to play a central role in the Black Panther Party organization, focusing on factors that caused the evolution of the ... More


Mules and Upland Banditry

Jacob Shell

in Transportation and Revolt: Pigeons, Mules, Canals, and the Vanishing Geographies of Subversive Mobility

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029339
eISBN:
9780262330404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029339.003.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

This chapter discusses the perceived usefulness of mule-based transportation for agrarian rebels and backwoods smugglers. Che Guevara’s discussion of mules and muleteers in his 1959 treatise ... More


Icons of Dissent: The Global Resonance of Che, Marley, Tupac and Bin Laden

Jeremy Prestholdt

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190632144
eISBN:
9780190077914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190632144.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The global icon is an omnipresent but poorly understood element of mass culture. This book asks why audiences around the world have embraced particular iconic figures, how perceptions of these ... More


Gender and Democracy in Cuba

Ilja A. Luciak

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030630
eISBN:
9780813039473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030630.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This study of Cuban gender politics and democracy considers the role that women played in the Cuban revolution. The women who joined Castro's revolution were considered indispensable, and a select ... More


The Guerrilla Legacy of the Cuban Revolution

Anna Clayfield

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781683400899
eISBN:
9781683401308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400899.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The Guerrilla Legacy of the Cuban Revolution examines the way in which the guerrilla origins of the Cuban Revolution have shaped the beliefs and values that have underpinned it since 1959. It argues ... More


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