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A Place for Nation in the Diaspora

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/9781469620848.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter delves deeper into the Cuban associational life, and offers readings of key social and cultural events that were presented as Cuban patriotic celebrations and other events that were ... More


A case of cosmopolitanism: the Manchester International Club

Bill Williams

in Culture in Manchester: Institutions and urban change since 1850

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090387
eISBN:
9781781707128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090387.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Bill Williams’ essay takes the opportunity of a unique study of the Manchester International Club to demonstrate the cosmopolitan tendencies in the city in the 1930s. The Club represented the first ... More


‘A common language of the spirit’: cultural awakenings and national belongings

Mary Chamberlain

in Empire and Nation-Building in the Caribbean: Barbados, 1937-66

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078767
eISBN:
9781781701997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078767.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the various cultural activities in colonial Barbados and the role played by them in forging a West Indian identity. Various societies such as Dan Blackett's Social Physical ... More


Selling Cuba by the Sound: Music and Tourism in Cuba in the 1990s

Vincenzo A. Perna

in Sun, Sea, and Sound: Music and Tourism in the Circum-Caribbean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199988853
eISBN:
9780199378739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988853.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Music has long been used to sell Cuba around the world. At least since the 1930s, Cuban popular music has been central to constructing images of the island as a desirable (exotic, mysterious, wild) ... More


Reconstruction’s Soundtrack

Lewis Watts and Eric Porter

in New Orleans Suite: Music and Culture in Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520273870
eISBN:
9780520955325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273870.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

Section 4 looks at the ways post-Katrina recordings by local musicians comment on the transformations in the city post-storm, interrogate the labeling of Katrina victims as refugees, and theorize New ... More


Gone Home

Karida L. Brown

in Gone Home: Race and Roots through Appalachia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469647036
eISBN:
9781469647050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647036.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

Between 1940 and 1970, Harlan County, Kentucky lost seventy percent of its black population due to industrial decline. Accompanying the estimated five million other African Americans who were ... More


Wim Wenders

Jason Wood

in Last Words: Considering Contemporary Cinema

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171977
eISBN:
9780231850698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171977.003.0027
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents an interview with German filmmaker Wim Wenders. His most notable films include The Buena Vista Social Club (1999), a collaboration with regular cohort Ry Cooder. This ... More


Mazurka Erotika

Jan Brokken

in The Music of the Netherlands Antilles: Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt before Chopin's Heart

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461855
eISBN:
9781626740914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461855.003.0029
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter opens with a lengthy discussion of the musical relations between Cuba and Curacao and ends introducing Izaline Calister, one of the younger generation of Curacaoan musicians who had gone ... More


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