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Cuba

Author: Alan West
Publisher: Detroit : Charles Scribner's Sons, ©2012.
Series: Scribner world scholar series.
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Presents the major forces that have shaped the country both historically and culturally, offering a close look at themes emblematic to the nation's history. Features articles on works of art and nonfiction, political documents, speeches, testimonies, flashpoint events and places of cultural significance.
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Cuba.
Detroit : Charles Scribner's Sons, ©2012
(DLC) 2011012007
(OCoLC)659754825
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan West
ISBN: 9780684316840 0684316846
OCLC Number: 759151907
Description: 1 online resource (2 volumes (various pagings)) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color), portraits.
Contents: v. 1. A-K. Language-Visual Afro-Cuban Spirituality in the Art of Manuel Mendive --
La Anunciación (Antonia Eiriz) --
The Aponte Rebellion: 1811-1812 --
The Art of René Portocarrero --
Autobiography of a Slave (Juan Francisco Manzano) --
Azúcar y Población En Las Antillas (Ramiro Guerra) --
Baracoa --
Bayamo --
Bay of Pigs Invasion: 1961 --
Car Culture --
Cecilia Valdés (Cirilo Villaverde) --
Che Guevara and the New Man --
Che Guevara, Social and Political Thought --
Cienfuegos --
Classical Composers: Alejandro García Caturla --
Classical Composers: Amadeo Roldán --
Classical Composers: Leo Brouwer --
Classical Composers: Tania León --
Cocina Cubana: Nitza Villapol --
The Color of Summer (Reinaldo Arenas) --
Constantino Arias: Havana's Pre-Revolution Photographer --
Constitution of 1940 --
Cuban Adjustment Act --
Cuban Counterpoint: Tobacco and Sugar (Fernando Ortiz) --
Cuban Embargo --
Cuban Missile Crisis: October 1962 --
The Cuban Revolution of 1959 --
Cuban Singers in the United States --
Cuban Thought and Cultural Identity. Cuban Thought and Cultural Identity: The Various Ways of (not) Being Cuban. Cuban Thought and Cultural Identity: Costumbres in the Art and Literature of the 19th Century --
Cuban Thought and Cultural Identity: Costumbres in the Republican Period --
Cuban Thought and Cultural Identity: Costumbres in the Revolutionary Period --
Cuban Thought and Cultural Identity: Internet Blogging --
Cuban Thought and Cultural Identity: The Internet Experience in Cuba --
Cuban Thought and Cultural Identity: Populism, Nationalism, and Cubaanía --
Cuban Thought and Cultural Identity: Quinceañeras --
Cuban Thought and Cultural Identity: Radical Catholicism and Social Justice --
Cuban Thought and Cultural Identity: Socialist Thought --
Cuentos Negros De Cuba (Lydia Cabrera) --
De Donde Son Los Cantantes (Severo Sarduy) --
Día de Reyes en la Habana (Víctor Patricio de Landaluze) --
Diálogo Agreement --
Diasporas. Diasporas: Introduction --
Diasporas: 19th Century --
Diasporas: 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s --
Diasporas: Afro-Cubans in the Diaspora --
Diasporas: Waves of Immigration Since 1959 --
Diasporas: Cubans Abroad, Post-1959 --
Diasporas: The Politics of Exile in the Early 1960s --
Diasporas: Immigrant Exile Politics --
Diasporas: Political Action Committees and Lobby Groups. Diasporas: Exiles in the Cuban Popular Imagination --
Dirty Havana Trilogy (Pedro Juan Gutiérrez) --
Dreaming in Cuban (Cristina García) --
Dreaming of an Island (María Magdalena Campos-Pons) --
Ecology and Environment. Ecology and Environment: Colonial Period --
Ecology and Environment: Republican Period --
Ecology and Environment: Revolutionary Period --
Economy. Economy: Colonial Period --
Economy: Republican Period --
Economy: Revolutionary Period --
Economy: Special Period --
Education. Education: Colonial Period --
Education: Republican Period --
Education: Revolutionary Period: Stages of Educational Reform --
Education: Revolutionary Period: Philosophy --
Education: Literacy Campaign of 1961 --
Education: Schools in the Countryside --
Education: Cuban Schools in Miami --
Elpidio Valdés: A Revolutionary Cartoon Hero --
Enrique Jorrín and the Cha-Cha-Cha --
Esculturas Rupestres and other Works by Ana Mendieta --
Esteban Salas: An Eighteenth-Century Composer --
Faith. Faith: Catholicism --
Faith: Afro-Cuban Religions and Revolution --
Faith: Abakuá Society --
Faith: Arará --
Faith: Regla de Ocha and Ifá --
Faith: Reglas de Palo Congo. Faith: Spiritism --
Faith: Vodou --
Faith: Protestantism in Cuba --
Faith: Rastafari --
Faith: Judaism --
Fefu and Her Friends (María Irene Fornés) --
Film. Film: Early History to 1930 --
Film: 1931-1959 --
Film: 1959-1989 --
Film: 1989-2010 --
Film: Cuban Cinema of the Diaspora --
The Films of Jorge Molina and Eduardo Del Llano --
Florida --
Food. Food: Colonial Period --
Food: Republican Period --
Food: Revolutionary Period --
Food: Ritual Foods and Afro-Cuban Religious Traditions --
Food: Food Shortages and Gender --
Gallo Amarillo (Mariano Rodríguez) --
Gender. Gender: Colonial Period to 1920 --
Gender: The Women's Suffrage Movement in Cuba --
Gender: The Role of Women in the Struggle Against Batista --
Gender: Social Justice in the Revolutionary Period --
Gender: Feminism and Masculinity in the Revolutionary Period --
Gender: Trends in Women's Writing after the Revolution --
Gender: Women Behind the Camera --
Gender: Gender Roles in Union City: A Case Study --
La Gitana Tropical and the Artistic Influence of Víctor Manuel --
Gloria and Emilio Estefan: Latin Music's Power Couple --
Gómez, Guillén, Giral: Three Underappreciated Filmmakers. Governance and Contestation. Governance and Contestation: Colonial Period --
Governance and Contestation: The Republic: 1902-1952 --
Governance and Contestation: Insurrection, 1952-1959 --
Governance and Contestation: The Cuban Revolution --
"La Guantanamera" --
Guantánamo --
Guerrillero Heroico (Alberto Korda) --
Havana. Havana: Architectural Development and City Planning --
Havana: Atlantic Center of Shipping, Commerce, and Building --
Havana: El Morro and La Cabaña --
Havana: Havana as Cultural Center --
Havana: History of Urbanization, Housing, and Public Services --
Havana: Urban and Social History in the Twentieth Century --
Health and Health Care. Health and Health Care: Introduction --
Health and Health Care: Pre-1959 --
Health and Health Care: Revolutionary Period --
Health and Health Care: HIV/AIDS --
Health and Health Care: Medical Diplomacy and International Medical Education --
History Will Absolve Me (Fidel Castro) --
Holguín --
Indagación Del Choteo (Jorge Mañach) --
Isla De Pinos --
La Isla En Peso (Virgilio Piñera) --
José Martí: Exile in New York --
José Martí: Political Essays --
José Martí: Writings for and about Childrens --
La Jungla and the Artistic Development of Wifredo Lam --
Kid Chocolate --
The Kingdom of this World (Alejo Carpentier). v. 2. L-Z. Language. Language: Abakuá In Cuba And Its Influence On Spanish Usage --
Language: Lucumí --
Language: Spanish --
Life on The Hyphen (Gustavo Pérez Firmat) --
Literature. Literature: Nationalist and Reformist Literature, pre-1850 --
Literature: Fiction in the Republican Period --
Literature: Fiction in the Revolutionary Period --
Literature: Fiction in the Special Period --
Literature: Children's Literature in Cuba Since 1959 --
Literature: Nonfiction in the Colonial Period --
Literature: Nonfiction in the Republican Period --
Literature: Nonfiction in the Revolutionary Period --
Literature: Nonfiction in the Special Period --
Literature: Poetry in the Colonial Period --
Literature: Poetry in the Republican Period --
Literature: Poetry in the Revolutionary Period --
Literature: Poetry in the Special Period --
Literature: Publishing in Cuba During the Republican Period --
Literature: Testimonial Literature --
Lucía (Humberto Solás) --
The Machado Dictatorship Falls: August 1933 --
The "Mambo King": Dámaso Pérez Prado --
The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love (Oscar Hijuelos) --
Mario Carreño: His Art and World --
Matanzas. Mauricio's Diary (Manolo Pérez) --
Memories of Underdevelopment (Tomás Gutiérrez Alea) --
Miami --
Milk of Amnesia (Carmelita Tropicana/Alina Troyano) --
Misa Cubana (Cuban Mass, José María Vitier) --
El Monte (Lydia Cabrera) --
Mr. Rhythm: Benny Moré --
Music. Music: Early History --
Music: 19th Century --
Music: 1900-1945 --
Music: 1945-1958 --
Music: Music since 1959 --
Music: Nueva Trova (New Song): Music of the Cuban Revolution --
Music: Afro-Cuban Religious Influence on Cuban Popular Music --
Music: Ritual Music --
Music: Afro-Cuban Jazz --
Music: Cuban Rock --
Music: Hip Hop --
The Music of Ernesto Lecuona --
New York City --
Operation Pedro Pan --
Orígenes Group and Journal --
Palo Monte and Ancestral Spirits: The Art of José Bedia --
Paradiso (José Lezama Lima) --
Performing Arts. Performing Arts: Cuban Forms of Popular Dance --
Performing Arts: Dance: Ballet --
Performing Arts: Dance: Folkloric Dance --
Performing Arts: Dance: Modern Dance --
Performing Arts: Opera --
Performing Arts: Theater: Colonial Period --
Performing Arts: Theater: Republican Period --
Performing Arts: Theater: Revolutionary Period --
Performing Arts: Bufo Theater. Performing Arts: Performance Art --
Peruvian Embassy Crisis and the Mariel Boatlift: 1980 --
Platt Amendment --
Playwrights of the Revolution: Abelardo Estorino and Eugenio Hernández Espinosa --
The Poetry of José Kozer --
The Poetry of Nicolás Guillén --
Political Perspectives on Prisoners in Cuba --
The Politics and Death of Eduardo Chibás --
Popular Festivities and Celebrations in Cuba --
Popular Songs of the 1920s --
"Queen of Salsa": Celia Cruz --
Race. Race: Introduction --
Race: Slavery in Cuba --
Race: Free People of Color in Cuba --
Race: Racial Issues During the Transition to Independence --
Race: Afro-Cubanía in the Republic, 1907 to 1959 --
Race: Race Relations After the Revolution --
Race: The Chinese in Cuba --
Racial Uprising and Massacre: 1912 --
Radio. Radio: Beginnings and Development --
Radio: Commercial and Cultural Programming in Cuba --
Radio: Cuban Radio in South Florida --
Radio: Soap Operas --
Rafter Crisis: 1994 --
El Rapto De Las Mulatas and the Artistic Development of Carlos Enríquez --
The Ration System in Cuba --
Raúl Corrales: Photographer of the Revolution --
Relocation of the Audiencia to Cuba, 1799-1801. "Rita De Cuba": Rita Montaner --
Sab (Gertrudis Gómez De Avellaneda) --
Santa Clara's Leoncio Vidal Park --
Santiago De Cuba --
Science and Technology in Cuba --
La Sentencia (Belkis Ayón) --
Sexuality. Sexuality: Colonial Period --
Sexuality: Republican Period --
Sexuality: Revolutionary Period --
Sexuality: Jinetera and the Special Period --
Sexuality: Diaspora and Sexuality --
Sexuality: Gay and Lesbian Representation in Cuban Art, Film, and Literature --
Sexuality: The Mulata Figure in the Cuban Imaginary --
Sexuality: The Umap Camps --
Son Innovations: Arsenio Rodríguez --
Spain's "Discovery" of cuba: 1492 --
Spanish-American-Cuban War: 1898 --
Sports. Sports: Colonial Period --
Sports: Republican Period --
Sports: Revolutionary Period --
Sports: Baseball Before 1959 --
Sports: Baseball After 1959 --
Sports: Boxing Before 1959 --
Sports: Boxing After 1959 --
Sports: Soccer in the Cuban Republic --
The Still Lifes Of Amelia Peláez --
Strawberry and Chocolate (Tomás Gutiérrez Alea and Juan Carlos Tabío) --
Sugar. Sugar: Colonial Period --
Sugar: Republican Period --
Sugar: Revolutionary Period --
Sugar: Representation in Cuban Culture. The Sugarmill (Manuel Moreno Fraginals) --
Suite Habana (Fernando Pérez) --
El Super (León Ichaso) --
Television. Television: Beginnings and Development --
Television: Television since 1959 --
Television: Russian Cartoons --
Television: Soap Operas --
Ten Years' War: 1868-1878 --
Three Trapped Tigers (Guillermo Cabrera Infante) --
Tobacco. Tobacco: in Art and Culture --
Tobacco: Art of Tobacco Labels --
Tobacco: Cultivation: Botany --
Tobacco: Cultivation: Chemistry --
Trinidad --
El Triunfo De La Rumba (Eduardo Abela) --
Últimos Días De Una Casa (Dulce María Loynaz) --
Valle De Viñales --
Varadero --
Versos Sencillos (José Martí) --
La Virgen De La Caridad Del Cobre --
Visual Arts --
The Works of Tania Bruguera --
The World and Cuba. The World and Cuba: Cuba and Spain in the Colonial Period --
The World and Cuba: Cuba and Spain in the Post-Colonial Period --
The World and Cuba: Cuba and the United States --
The World and Cuba: U.S. Culture in Cuba --
The World and Cuba: Cuba and Africa --
The World and Cuba: Cuba and Socialist Countries --
The World and Cuba: Cuban Revolution and Latin America --
The World and Cuba: Cuban Revolution and the New Left --
The World and Cuba: Ideological Struggle in the United Nations --
Thematic Outline.
Series Title: Scribner world scholar series.
Responsibility: Alan West-Duran, editor in chief.

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Presents the major forces that have shaped the country both historically and culturally, offering a close look at themes emblematic to the nation's history. Features articles on works of art and nonfiction, political documents, speeches, testimonies, flashpoint events and places of cultural significance.

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