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Complicating Cubanidad: Novels of Achy Obejas and Cristina García

Marta Caminero-Santangelo

in On Latinidad: U.S. Latino Literature and the Construction of Ethnicity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030838
eISBN:
9780813039213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030838.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses the dominant Cuban exile narrative of cubanidad or Cubanness. The U.S. Latino/Latina literature has very recently begun to address directly, and challenge, the element of ... More


From Miami to New York and Beyond: Race and Exile in the 1960s

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/9781469626727.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the 1960s Cubans moved back and forth between Cuba and the United States, but even when they did not, the flow of ideas, histories, and debates about race shaped how Cubans, Cuban Americans, and ... More


The Cuban-American Exile Vanguardia: Toward a Theory of Collecting Cuban-American Art

Lynette M. F. Bosch

in Picturing Cuba: Art, Culture, and Identity on the Island and in the Diaspora

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400905
eISBN:
9781683401193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400905.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Art historian Lynette M. F. Bosch concentrates on the first generation of postrevolutionary exile artists, which she calls the “Cuban-American Exile Vanguardia,” who arrived in the United States ... More


Joven Cuba 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


Marielitos, the Criminalization of Blackness, and Constructions of Worthy Citizenship

Monika Gosin

in The Racial Politics of Division: Interethnic Struggles for Legitimacy in Multicultural Miami

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738234
eISBN:
9781501738258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738234.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter two analyzes the coverage of the 1980 Mariel boatlift in the Spanish language El Miami Herald newspaper. Stigmatized as criminals in the mainstream press, the Marielitos were younger, poorer, ... 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


The Migration Agreements of 1994–1995

Melanie M. Ziegler

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

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030876
eISBN:
9780813039701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030876.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter traces the U.S.-Cuban cooperative efforts which paved the way for the 1994–1995 migration agreements that radically changed and redefined the U.S. immigration policy towards Cuban ... More


Revolutionary Cuba: A History

Luis Martínez-Fernández

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049953
eISBN:
9780813050416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049953.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book is a comprehensive, interpretative history of the Cuban Revolution, from the time of Batista’s 1952 coup to the present. The book offers a balanced perspective on the revolution by ... More


U.S. Financial Flows in the Cuban Economy

Paolo Spadoni

in Failed Sanctions: Why the U.S. Embargo against Cuba Could Never Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035154
eISBN:
9780813038896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035154.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter tracks the flow of hard currency reaching Cuba from the United States in order to provide evidence of the importance for the Cuban economy of activities carried out by U.S. citizens and ... More


Antiracism in Cuba: The Unfinished Revolution

Devyn Spence Benson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626727
eISBN:
9781469626741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626727.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Analyzing the ideology and rhetoric around race on the island and in south Florida during the early years of the Cuban revolution, Devyn Spence Benson argues that ideas, stereotypes, and ... More


Racial Migrations: New York City and the Revolutionary Politics of the Spanish Caribbean

Jesse E. Hoffnung-Garskof

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691183534
eISBN:
9780691185750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183534.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the late nineteenth century, a small group of Cubans and Puerto Ricans of African descent settled in the segregated tenements of New York City. At an immigrant educational society in Greenwich ... More


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