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Guantánamo : a Working-Class History between Empire and Revolution.

Author: Jana K Lipman
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2008.
Series: American crossroads.
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Guantánamo has become a symbol of what has gone wrong in the War on Terror. Yet Guantánamo is more than a U.S. naval base and prison in Cuba, it is a town, and our military occupation there has required more than soldiers and sailors-it has required workers. This revealing history of the women and men who worked on the U.S. naval base in Guantánamo Bay tells the story of U.S.-Cuban relations from a new  Read more...
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Lipman, Jana.
Guantánamo : A Working-Class History between Empire and Revolution.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jana K Lipman
ISBN: 9780520942370 052094237X
OCLC Number: 794663684
Description: 1 online resource (342 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction: Between Guantánamo and GTMO; Prologue: Regional Politics, 1898, and the Platt Amendment; 1 The Case of Kid Chicle: Military Expansion and Labor Competition, 1939-1945; 2 "We Are Real Democrats": Legal Debates and Cold War Unionism before Castro, 1940-1954; 3 Good Neighbors, Good Revolutionaries, 1940-1958; 4 A "Ticklish" Position: Revolution, Loyalty, and Crisis, 1959-1964; 5 Contract Workers, Exiles, and Commuters: Neocolonial and Postmodern Labor Arrangements; Epilogue: Post 9/11: Empire and Labor Redux. Appendix: Guantánamo Civil Registry, 1921-1958Notes; Selected Bibliography; Acknowledgments; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
Series Title: American crossroads.

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