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Epilogue

Allison L. Sneider

in Suffragists in an Imperial Age: U.S. Expansion and the Woman Question, 1870–1929

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195321166
eISBN:
9780199869725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321166.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

By 1929, when the U.S. congress pushed the colonial legislature of Puerto Rico to adopt woman suffrage, votes for women had become a benchmark for measuring the expansion of democratic values ... More


Introduction Kalfou Danjere: State Apparatus, War Machine, and Terror in a Transnational Context

Jana Evans Braziel

in Duvalier's Ghosts: Race, Diaspora, and U.S. Imperialism in Haitian Literatures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034577
eISBN:
9780813038247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034577.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The introductory chapter tries to highlight the concerns brought to light in the book regarding the subject of race, diaspora, and U.S. imperialism in the Haitian literature. The chapter explores the ... More


Transpacific Studies and the Cultures of U.S. Imperialism

John Carlos Rowe

in Transpacific Studies: Framing an Emerging Field

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839949
eISBN:
9780824868574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839949.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

John Carlos Rowe’s “Transpacific Studies and the Cultures of U.S. Imperialism” focuses on the disciplinary role transpacific studies should play in the new American studies with its emphasis on ... More


“Making Pals in Panama”: U.S.–Latin American Relations and the Trope of the Good Neighbor in Coca-Cola Advertising during the 1940s

Amy Spellacy

in Global Perspectives on the United States: Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040832
eISBN:
9780252099335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040832.003.0029
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay examines a series of Coca Cola advertisements that offer insight into notions of neighborhood and community in the U.S. along with U.S. foreign policy in the 1940s. It focuses on the ... More


Virginia R. Domínguez on Spellacy and Ibarra: “Not Just for Latin Americanists”

Virginia R. Domínguez and Jane C. Desmond (eds)

in Global Perspectives on the United States: Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040832
eISBN:
9780252099335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040832.003.0033
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay argues that both “pro-Americanism” and “anti-Americanism” appear as plausible referents in these essays by Spellacy and Ibarra, but it stresses that both essays actually raise questions ... More


De-tropicalizing the Trujillo Dictatorship and Dominican Masculinity

Maja Horn

in Masculinity after Trujillo: The Politics of Gender in Dominican Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049304
eISBN:
9780813050126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049304.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that today’s dominant notions of Dominican masculinity have relatively recent roots in the dictatorship of Rafael Leónidas Trujillo (1930–1961), whose discourse of ... More


Rosa Guy, Haiti, and the Hemispheric Woman

Cheryl Higashida

in Black Internationalist Feminism: Women Writers of the Black Left, 1945-1995

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036507
eISBN:
9780252093548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036507.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines Rosa Guy's Black feminist and queer engagement with tropes and discourses of twentieth-century radical literature about Haitian Revolution generated by the U.S. occupation of ... More


Islanders in the Empire: Filipino and Puerto Rican Laborers in Hawai'i

JoAnna Poblete

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038297
eISBN:
9780252096471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038297.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the early 1900s, workers from new U.S. colonies in the Philippines and Puerto Rico held unusual legal status. Denied citizenship, they nonetheless had the right to move freely in and out of U.S. ... More


Imperialist Love Story: Desert Romances and the War on Terror

Amira Jarmakani

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479815616
eISBN:
9781479896059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479815616.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

A curious figure stalks the pages of a distinct subset of mass-market romance novels, aptly called “desert romances.” Animalistic yet sensitive, dark and sexy, this desert prince, sheikh, or sultan ... More


Just to Stay Alive: Haitian Refugees and Guantánamo’s Carceral Quarantine

A. Naomi Paik

in Rightlessness: Testimony and Redress in U.S. Prison Camps since World War II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626314
eISBN:
9781469628097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626314.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the refugee camp that indefinitely imprisoned HIV positive Haitian refugees fleeing the 1991 coup d’état against Jean Bertrand Aristide. Though officially granted asylum, they ... More


Sanitized Sex: Regulating Prostitution, Venereal Disease, and Intimacy in Occupied Japan, 1945-1952

Robert Kramm

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520295971
eISBN:
9780520968691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295971.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Sanitized Sex analyzes the development of new forms of regulation concerning prostitution, venereal disease, and intimacy during the occupation of Japan after the Second World War, focusing on the ... More


Following the Admiral: Reckonings with Great Men’s History

Dixa Ramírez

in Colonial Phantoms: Belonging and Refusal in the Dominican Americas, from the 19th Century to the Present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479850457
eISBN:
9781479812721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850457.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines how European colonialism, U.S. empire, and Dominican patriarchal nationalism intersected over a century to create the Columbus Lighthouse Memorial in Santo Domingo. These ... More


The White Man’s Burden or the Leopard’s Spots?: Dixon’s Political Conundrum

Gretchen Murphy

in Shadowing the White Man's Burden: U.S. Imperialism and the Problem of the Color Line

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795989
eISBN:
9780814759592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795989.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter analyzes the racial arguments found in works of Thomas Dixon, placing them in relation to the political and racial rhetoric of the day. To understand the political opposition between ... More


Rightlessness: Testimony and Redress in U.S. Prison Camps since World War II

A. Naomi Paik

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626314
eISBN:
9781469628097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626314.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book grapples with the history of U.S. prison camps that have confined people outside the boundaries of legal and civil rights. Removed from the social and political communities that would ... More


Challenging Complicity: The Neoliberal University and the Prison-Industrial Complex

Julia C. Oparah

in The Imperial University: Academic Repression and Scholarly Dissent

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680894
eISBN:
9781452948799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680894.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter provides an analysis of the relationship between the academy and U.S. imperialism, which benefits from an examination of new regimes of mass incarceration and their imbrication within ... More


Militarized Refuge: A Critical Rereading of Vietnamese Flight to the United States

Yến Lê Espiritu

in Transpacific Studies: Framing an Emerging Field

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839949
eISBN:
9780824868574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839949.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Yến Lê Espiritu examines the role of the United States in “rescuing” Vietnamese refugees at the end of the Vietnam War. She challenges the “rescue and liberation” narrative of what has been dubbed ... More


Forms of Dictatorship: Power, Narrative, and Authoritarianism in the Latina/o Novel

Jennifer Harford Vargas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190642853
eISBN:
9780190642884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190642853.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, World Literature

An intraethnic study of Latina/o fiction written in the United States from the early 1990s to the present, this book examines novels that depict the historical reality of dictatorship and exploit ... More


Introduction

Vanessa Pérez Rosario

in Becoming Julia de Burgos: The Making of a Puerto Rican Icon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038969
eISBN:
9780252096921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038969.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This introductory chapter provides an overview of Julia de Burgos's poetry. With her imagery of waterways, routes, and pathways, Burgos creates a dynamic subject that could not be fixed or contained, ... More


Yellow Peril

Kathleen López

in Chinese Cubans: A Transnational History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607122
eISBN:
9781469607986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607122.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter shows how the treaty ending the Spanish-American War of 1898 guaranteed independence from Spain. However, the birth of the Cuban nation was ushered in by U.S. imperial interventions in ... More


The American Home on the Move in the Age of Expansion

Amy G. Richter

in At Home in Nineteenth-Century America: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814769133
eISBN:
9780814769157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814769133.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 4 focuses on the use of domestic goods and values to create feelings of stability and progress in the face of geographic mobility and the United States’ global expansion. Taking up the two ... More


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