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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


Identification, politics, disciplines: missing persons and colonial skeletons in South Africa1

Nicky Rousseau

in Human Remains and Identification: Mass violence, genocide, and the 'forensic turn'

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097560
eISBN:
9781526104441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097560.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The location, exhumation and identification of human remains associated with mass violence and genocide has come to occupy an important place in the panoply of transitional justice measures over the ... More


“The Union Forever”: Northern Virginia Quakers in the Civil War

A. Glenn Crothers

in Quakers Living in the Lion's Mouth: The Society of Friends in Northern Virginia, 1730-1865

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039732
eISBN:
9780813043142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039732.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 8 examines the experience of northern Virginia's Friends during the Civil War. Friends faced arrest, conscription, and imprisonment from hostile Confederate forces and confiscation of their ... More


Guerrilla War in Theory and Practice

Yezid Sayigh

in Armed Struggle and the Search for State: The Palestinian National Movement, 1949-1993

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296430
eISBN:
9780191685224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296430.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The dramatic rise of the guerrilla movement after the battle of Karama created a new myth. ‘To declare Palestinian identity no longer means that one is a “refugee” or second-class citizen. Rather, it ... More


Something of Themselves: Kipling, Kingsley, Conan Doyle and the Anglo-Boer War

Sarah LeFanu

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197501443
eISBN:
9780197536162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197501443.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In early 1900, the paths of three British writers--Rudyard Kipling, Mary Kingsley and Arthur Conan Doyle--crossed in South Africa, during what has become known as Britain's last imperial war. Each of ... More


The Fight Is One That Must Be Continued: In the Courtroom, in the Press, and in Political Organizations, 1961–1965

Sherie M. Randolph

in Florynce "Flo" Kennedy: The Life of a Black Feminist Radical

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623917
eISBN:
9781469625119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623917.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Flo Kennedy’s move away from law and closer to activism and journalism. Working as a lawyer left Kennedy profoundly disappointed with the legal system. She was frustrated with ... More


Making Moscows, 1839–48

Katrina Navickas

in Protest and the Politics of Space and Place, 1789-1848

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097058
eISBN:
9781526104144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097058.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter surveys the bitter conflicts between protesters, military and magistrates from the attempts at a ‘national holiday’ and uprisings in 1839-40, the ‘sacred month’ and ‘plug’ strikes in ... More


Guatemala: The Role of the Maya in the Worldview of Marxist Insurgency

John D. Early

in Maya and Catholic Cultures in Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813040134
eISBN:
9780813043838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040134.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter sketches the background that led to Guatemalan Maya involvement in a Marxist armed insurrection. There was a national crisis fed by governmental corruption. In reaction, national leftist ... More


The Reckoning: Guerrilla Comandantes during and after the Civil War

Erik Ching

in Stories of Civil War in El Salvador: A Battle over Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628660
eISBN:
9781469628684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628660.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter continues the coverage of the guerrilla-commander (comandante) memory community after 1980/81. The narrators adhere to a rigid chronological division: 1981-1983; 1984-1989; 1989; and ... More


Opposing Networks for Change: Consolidating Reform and Resistance after 1920

Ellen D. Tillman

in Dollar Diplomacy by Force: Nation-Building and Resistance in the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626956
eISBN:
9781469628127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626956.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

After 1920, a severe economic downturn in the Dominican Republic served to intensify growing challenges to the U.S. military occupation. Spikes in local resistances and guerrilla warfare, after years ... More


Prison Nation

Dan Berger

in Captive Nation: Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618241
eISBN:
9781469618265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618241.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes the life of another prisoner whose voice would emerge after the death of Jackson. Robert Lee Duren was in death row, followed the Black Panthers and converted to Islam. The ... More


Setting the Stage

Jocelyn Viterna

in Women in War: The Micro-processes of Mobilization in El Salvador

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199843633
eISBN:
9780199369591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843633.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the history of the civil war in El Salvador, outlines what actions were available to campesina women during the war, and examines how those possible actions changed over time ... More


New forms of republican (in)activism: éirígí and RNU

Paddy Hoey

in Shinners, Dissos and Dissenters: Irish republican media activism since the Good Friday Agreement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526114242
eISBN:
9781526136091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114242.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

While Fourthwrite and the Blanket articulated new emerging strands of republican ideology in opposition to the reforms of Sinn Féin, they made no attempt at entering the political arena in any ... More


Introduction: Looking beyond Militarism

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/9781683400899.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The introduction challenges the widely held view in Western scholarship that the supposed “militarization” of the Cuban Revolution is key to understanding its longevity. While the pervasiveness of ... 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


Consolidating the Revolution, 1959–1968

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/9781683400899.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter comprises an in-depth analysis of the revolutionary leadership’s discourse between 1959 and 1968, a year often pinpointed by external observers as heralding a move away from the ... More


The Vanguard Will Be the Guerrilla Movement, 1968–1979

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/9781683400899.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores how guerrilla motifs were still readily discernible in the official discourse of the 1970s. Scholarly studies have often overlooked this period in the Revolution’s trajectory, ... More


Guerrillerismo in the Shadows, 1980–1989

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/9781683400899.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

By examining the official discourse of the Cuban Revolution in the 1980s, this chapter paints a more complex picture of the decade than has commonly been portrayed in the literature. Far from being a ... More


The Revolution Under Raúl: The Old Guard in a New Century, 2006–2018

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/9781683400899.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter investigates the on-going legacy of the guerrilla struggle between 2006 and 2018, the period of Raúl Castro’s tenure as Cuban President. It argues that, while many foreign commentators ... More


Conclusion: Guerrillerismo, a Symbolic Arsenal

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/9781683400899.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The concluding chapter ties together the analyses of the official language of the Cuban Revolution for over six decades. It reflects on how the discursive perpetuation of the guerrilla ethos therein ... More


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