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- Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 70.00
The Caribbean imagination as framed within a Dutch historical setting has deep Portuguese-African roots. The Seven Provinces were the first European power, in the first half of the 17th century, to challenge the Iberian countries directly for a share in the slave trade. This book analyzes the philosophy underlying this transoceanic link, when contacts... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 145.00
Neustadt uses the term political confusion in a number of ways, most broadly to describe the generalized disorientation associated with Latin America in an age of postmodernity characterized by the coexistence of indigenous, mestizo, and European cultures, juxtaposed with the uneven effects of mass media and high technology more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 85.00
This text explores how Afro-Brazilians define their Africanness through Candomblé and Quilombo models, and construct paradigms of blackness with influences from US-based perspectives, through the vectors of public rituals, carnival, drama, poetry, and hip hop. more...
- University Press of Florida 2012; US$ 74.95
Costumbrismo, which refers to depictions of life in Latin America during the nineteenth century, introduced some of the earliest black themes in Cuban literature. Rafael Ocasio delves into this literature to offer up a new perspective on the development of Cuban identity, as influenced by black culture and religion, during the sugar cane boom. Comments... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2011; US$ 69.99
Afro-Cuban identity in Post-Revolutionary Novel and Film examines the changing discourse on race as portrayed in Cuban novels and films produced after 1959. more...
- Fordham University Press 2013; US$ 44.99
Translation--from both a theoretical and practical point of view--articulates differing but interconnected modes of circulation in the work of writers originally from different geographical areas of transatlantic encounter, such as Europe, Latin America, North America, and the Caribbean. After Translation examines from a transnational perspective the... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 169.95
This text offers an analysis of how rhetorical strategies such as allegory, irony and symbolism, were employed by dissenting Argentine writers and singer-songwriters during the military dictatorship that seized power on March 24th 1976. more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 15.99
In this text Marmol recounts the story of Eduardo and Amalia who fall in love while he is hiding in her home. Amalia and her cousin Daniel protect him from persectution, but can the couple escape to safety before they are discovered? more...