Cuba in a Global Context examines the unlikely prominence of the island nation's geopolitical role.
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No other book reveals so much about the anxieties and clandestine plans that have shaped Cubans' lives during the final years of the Fidel Castro era.
This anthology brings together scholars from a variety of disciplines who look at one main question: What constitutes Cuban identity? The contributors offer revisionist perspectives that argue for a "Cubanness" marked more by tension and diversity than by
The first full-length analysis of the controversial Helms-Burton law, enacted in 1996, its history, evolution, and international consequences. Roy argues that the law effectively codifies four decades of a US embargo aimed at discouraging foreign investme
The Cuban Revolution has aroused passion and controversy for 40 years; this book explains the Revolution's extraordinary survival, as well as how and why it seems likely to continue in the new century. The book explores such issues as the impact of the
In this volume, Ivan Roksandic and an international team of researchers trace population movement throughout the Caribbean, specifically to Cuba. Through analysis of early agriculture, burial customs, dental modification, pottery production, dietary patterns, and more, they present a new theory of mainland migration to Cuba and the Greater Antilles.
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.
Cuban Cultural Heritage explores the role that cultural heritage and museums played in the construction of a national identity in postcolonial Cuba.