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Cuban Art in the 20th Century: Cultural Identity and the International Avant Garde

Cuban Art in the Twentieth Century is an historical progression of works by important artists from a complex modern movement described by several discrete periods: Colonial, Early Republic, First Generation, Second Generation, Third Generation, Late Modern, and Contemporary Periods.

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Race and Class in the Colonial Bahamas, 1880-1960

In this one-of-a-kind study of race and class in the Bahamas, Gail Saunders shows how racial tensions were not necessarily parallel to those across other British West Indian colonies but instead mirrored the inflexible color line of the United States. Proximity to the U.S. and geographic isolation from other British colonies created a uniquely Bahamian interaction among racial groups. Focusing on the post-emancipation period from the 1880s to the 1960s, Saunders considers the entrenched, though extra-legal, segregation prevalent in most spheres of life that lasted well into the 1950s.

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Island Bodies: Transgressive Sexualities in the Caribbean Imagination

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The Invention of the Beautiful Game: Football and the Making of Modern Brazil

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Cuba in a Global Context: International Relations, Internationalism, and Transnationalism

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Kosher Feijoada and Other Paradoxes of Jewish Life in São Paulo

Misha Klein’s fascinating ethnography reveals the complex intertwining of Jewish and Brazilian life and identity.

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African Diasporic Women's Narratives: Politics of Resistance, Survival, and Citizenship

Using feminist and womanist theory, Simone Alexander takes as her main point of analysis literary works that focus on the black female body as the physical and metaphorical site of migration. She shows that over time black women have used their bodily presence to complicate and challenge a migratory process often forced upon them by men or patriarchal society.

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Revolutionary Cuba: A History

An indispensable survey of the history and themes of the socialist revolution that forever changed Cuba and the world.

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Afro-Politics and Civil Society in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil