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Why Make When You Can Buy?

Simon Domberger

in The Contracting Organization: A Strategic Guide to Outsourcing

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774570
eISBN:
9780191596148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774575.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This first section of the book introduces the central issues of contracting out by asking ‘Why make when you can buy?’ This chapter begins by outlining a handful of contracting examples, most of ... More


Contesting Castro: The United States and the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution

Thomas G. Paterson

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101201
eISBN:
9780199854189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101201.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Today they stand as enemies, but in the 1950s, few countries were as closely intertwined as Cuba and the United States. Thousands of Americans (including Ernest Hemingway and Errol Flynn) lived on ... More


Navigating Primitivism’s Persistent Gaze: Dunham in Postwar European Cinema

Hannah Durkin

in Josephine Baker and Katherine Dunham: Dances in Literature and Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042621
eISBN:
9780252051463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042621.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter examines Dunham’s work on Botta e risposta (1950) and Mambo (1954) to highlight the substantial creative freedom that midcentury European cinema granted to a Black woman choreographer. ... More


Las Alturas de Simpson

MIGUEL A. Bretos

in Matanzas: The Cuba Nobody Knows

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813038100
eISBN:
9780813041568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038100.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Cuba is a famously musical country and Matanzas is arguably Cuba's most musical city. Throughout history, the gentle hills of Matanzas have been alive with the sound of music. Some of Cuba's earliest ... More


Epilogue

Juliet McMains

in Spinning Mambo into Salsa: Caribbean Dance in Global Commerce

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199324637
eISBN:
9780190246068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324637.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter reflects on the author’s personal experiences dancing in two different communities—among aging mambo dancers at Florida’s Gold Coast Ballroom and with young salsa dancers in Seattle. ... More


Durable Consumers

Sean McQueen

in Deleuze and Baudrillard: From Cyberpunk to Biopunk

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474414371
eISBN:
9781474422369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414371.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers anatomo-politics through an examination of Eric Garcia's biopunk novel The Repossession Mambo (2009) and Miguel Sapochnik's film Repo Men (2010). The two texts illuminate ... More


Rumba Emissaries

Alexandra T. Vazquez

in Tide Was Always High: The Music of Latin America in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520294394
eISBN:
9780520967533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294394.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Cuban stage and film star Ninón Sevilla, and one of the most beloved icons of Cuban popular music Beny Moré. Sevilla helps revive all those venues shared between Cuban and ... More


Caribbean Popular Dance Transformations

Yvonne Daniel

in Caribbean and Atlantic Diaspora Dance: Igniting Citizenship

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036538
eISBN:
9780252093579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036538.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter examines Caribbean popular dances that undergo transformations over time and across borders, with particular emphasis on Cuban community rumba and how it evolved into commercial rhumba. ... More


Spinning Mambo into Salsa: Caribbean Dance in Global Commerce

Juliet McMains

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199324637
eISBN:
9780190246068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324637.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book chronicles histories of salsa dance in the United States, starting from its incarnation as mambo in the late 1940s, through the creation of salsa as a musical genre in the 1970s, into the ... More


From Mambo to Salsa: Dancing across Generational Divides

Juliet McMains

in Spinning Mambo into Salsa: Caribbean Dance in Global Commerce

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199324637
eISBN:
9780190246068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324637.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Although often danced to the same music and called by the same name, mambo dancing at New York’s Palladium Ballroom in the 1950s differed significantly from commercialized New York salsa/mambo of the ... More


L.A.-Style Salsa: Neck Drops, Aerial Cartwheels, and Body Rolls

Juliet McMains

in Spinning Mambo into Salsa: Caribbean Dance in Global Commerce

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199324637
eISBN:
9780190246068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324637.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter compares the history, culture, and aesthetic priorities of 1990s salsa in Los Angeles and in New York. It examines the technical and aesthetic differences between dancing on the two ... More


From Social Dance Floors to Professional Stages

Juliet McMains

in Spinning Mambo into Salsa: Caribbean Dance in Global Commerce

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199324637
eISBN:
9780190246068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324637.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter turns away from social dancing and salsa dance as business to look at the art of mambo and salsa choreography. Palladium-era mambo shows of the 1950s and ’60s are compared to salsa ... More


Introduction: Guaracha to Mambo, Soundscapes of the Early Decades (1930–1960)

Juan Flores

in Salsa Rising: New York Latin Music of the Sixties Generation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199764891
eISBN:
9780199387809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764891.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

Two generations span the decades between 1930 and 1960 made up of immigrant Cuban and Puerto Rican musicians, attracted to New York City because of the burgeoning entertainment and recording ... More


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