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Equality Without Vision

George P. Fletcher

in Our Secret Constitution: How Lincoln Redefined American Democracy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195156287
eISBN:
9780199872169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195156285.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the paradoxical ways that the Civil War served to strengthen states’ rights. Abolition was countered in many states by the enactment of “the Black Codes”, undermining the ... More


An Ethics of Betrayal: The Politics of Otherness in Emergent U.S. Literatures and Culture

Crystal Parikh

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230426
eISBN:
9780823235070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230426.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book investigates the theme and tropes of betrayal and treason in Asian American and Chicano/Latino literary and cultural narratives. In considering betrayal from an ethical perspective, one ... More


Truth without Truthmaking Entities

Jennifer Hornsby

in Truthmakers: The Contemporary Debate

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199283569
eISBN:
9780191712708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283569.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

This chapter replies to arguments, advanced by Gonzalo Rodriguez–Pereyra, for thinking that the intuitions that have inspired theories of truthmaking cannot be accommodated without commitment to ... More


‘Poesía … eres tú’, or the Construction of Bécquer and the Sign of Woman

JAMES MANDRELL

in Culture and Gender in Nineteenth-Century Spain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198158868
eISBN:
9780191673399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158868.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter indicates that discussions of Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer and the question of the view of women, respond not necessarily to the poems in and of themselves, but to the thematic grouping of the ... More


The May Events, Part I

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0042
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter lays out conflicting accounts and the more verifiable facts of the early events of May 1937. Though the events themselves were obscured by wide and diverse coverage from a variety of ... More


The Rodríguezes of Gundiás

Hugh Thomas

in Eduardo Barreiros and the Recovery of Spain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121094
eISBN:
9780300142464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121094.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes the different aspects of the Rodríguezes family of Gundiás. Eduardo Barreiros was born in the autumn of 1919 in the house of his maternal grandfather, Francisco Rodríguez. ... More


The Spanish Socialist Party and the modernisation of Spain

Paul Kennedy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719074134
eISBN:
9781781706220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074134.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book considers the most electorally successful political party in Spain, the Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party (PSOE) which was in government for two of the three decades since it won office ... More


Moving toward Open Warfare in Catalonia

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0041
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the political lead-up to the events of May 1937. Political divisions were emerging within the government, the conflict eventually coming to a head in December 1936, to the ... More


The writing is on the wall: towards an open island and a complete structure

Maria Cristina Fumagalli

in On the Edge: Writing the Border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381601
eISBN:
9781781382349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381601.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses various video performances, two sculptures, a musical video and the song lyrics it illustrates, a painting, and a poem by Dominican and Haitian artists who saw the Haitian ... More


Cuban Painting at the Turn of the Century (1902–1930): The Nexus between Traditional and Vanguard

Anelys Alvarez

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/9781683400905.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Art historian Anelys Alvarez reviews the tumultuous first three decades of the Cuban Republic (1902–30) and their impact on painting and other visual arts such as sculpture. First, she questions the ... More


Fashioning and Contesting the Olive-Green Imaginary in Cuban Visual Arts

María A. Cabrera Arús

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/9781683400905.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Sociologist María A. Cabrera Arús dissects the militaristic iconography of the Cuban Revolution and its ironic appropriation by contemporary Cuban artists. Cabrera Arús demonstrates that the ... 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


Strict Liability, Justice, and Proportionality

Douglas Husak

in Appraising Strict Liability

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199278510
eISBN:
9780191706967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278510.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter begins by describing an outrageous case of strict liability in the criminal law. The case illustrates the importance of a distinction between two conceptions of what strict liability is. ... More


Dirty Girls, German Shepherds, and Puerto Rican Independentistas: “The Latino Imaginary” and the Case of Cuba

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/9780813030838.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses and addresses the sometimes uneasy fit that Cuban Americans have historically had with the imagined “Latino” collective. It looks at the ways in which various Cuban American ... More


Historical Attempts to Advance a Right to Education

Anne Newman

in Realizing Educational Rights: Advancing School Reform through Courts and Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226071749
eISBN:
9780226071886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071886.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter 3 addresses a likely challenge to arguments for a right to education as a matter of equal citizenship: that they are just utopian musings. In response, the chapter focuses on select moments ... More


School Finance

Lucas A. Powe Jr.

in America's Lone Star Constitution: How Supreme Court Cases from Texas Shape the Nation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297807
eISBN:
9780520970014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297807.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the legal battles over school finance in Texas. Texas was an Anglo-ruled state with two minorities as second-class citizens: blacks and Hispanics. Hernandez v. Texas and the ... More


Dormant Bilingualism in Neoliberal America

Jeehyun Lim

in Bilingual Brokers: Race, Literature, and Language as Human Capital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823275304
eISBN:
9780823277032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275304.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter four examines the relationship between language and race in neoliberal America through the writings of Richard Rodriguez and Chang-rae Lee and the legal briefs contesting English-only ... More


The Culture and Politics of Contemporary Street Gang Memoirs

Josephine Metcalf

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032813
eISBN:
9781617032820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032813.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

The publication in 1993 of Sanyika Shakur’s Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member generated a huge amount of excitement in literary circles — New York Times book critic Michiko Kakutani ... More


“Cuba Libre”: Clave Consciousness and Montuno Aesthetics 1945–1955

Njoroge Njoroge

in Chocolate Surrealism: Music, Movement, Memory, and History in the Circum-Caribbean

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496806895
eISBN:
9781496806932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806895.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explores musical and political evolution of Cuba in the early 20th century. Cuba provides an interesting condensation of the history of the Caribbean region where sugar and slavery were ... More


Batista’s Blackmail Bid

Toba Singer

in Fernando Alonso: The Father of Cuban Ballet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044026
eISBN:
9780813046259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044026.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Dance

Cuba becomes first company in the Western Hemisphere to mount a 4-act Swan Lake at University Stadium sponsored by La Polar Brewery. Company’s farewell to Cuban stage. Protests mounted to Batista’s ... More


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