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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


From Burning Paintings to Domestic Anxieties: Shifting Cultural Relations between the United States and Cuba and between Cubans on and off the Island

Jorge Duany

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/9781683400905.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Jorge Duany examines the shifting cultural ties between Cuba and the United States since 1959, and how they have reframed relations between Cubans on and off the island. Duany argues that the ... More


The Pedro Pan Paradox

Deborah Shnookal

in Operation Pedro Pan and the Exodus of Cuba's Children

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401551
eISBN:
9781683402220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401551.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter considers the many myths and contradictions in common understandings of Operation Pedro Pan. Although people on the island often regard the exodus as a criminal act against the Cuban ... More


Cubans without Borders: From the Buildup to the Breakdown of a Socially Constructed Wall across the Florida Straits

Susan Eckstein

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/9780813049106.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The Cuban experience demonstrates that immigrants do not necessarily enmesh their lives across borders. Studies typically point to certain characteristics of immigrants to explain variability in ... More


Introduction

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/9780814765463.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter explains how Afro-Cuban American literature and performance exemplify afrolatinidad: the Afro-Latino condition in the United States which includes, but is not limited to, ... More


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