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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.99
The story of Fidel Castro has few parallels in contemporary history. None of the outstanding Third World leaders of the twentieth-century played such a prominent and restless part on the international stage and none survived as head of state for as long. Over almost 50 years, he was one of the most controversial political figures in the world, and... more...
Fidel Castro und die Anfänge der kubanischen Revolution: Pressekommentare aus der Bundesrepublik und der DDRDiplomica Verlag 2013; US$ 46.24
Dieser Mann ist ein Mythos: Im Gesicht einen langen Rauschebart, eine Zigarre im Mundwinkel, die unverwechselbare grüne Uniform. Jesuitenschüler, Sohn aus gehobenem Hause. Jurist war er ebenso wie politischer Denker. Später dann Kämpfer in den Bergen, Anführer einer Guerillatruppe und Bezwinger eines Diktators. Kurz: Revolutionär. Mythen und Legenden... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 42.00
The Cuban Revolution offers a reflective account of what the Revolution has meant to various actors such as the dominant powers, the Third World, fellow revolutionaries, intellectuals and Cuban citizens at different periods in its history. Rather than offer a simple narrative of events, Geraldine Lievesley addresses significant themes with which... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2008; US$ 26.95
Provides a politically and historically informed review of Cuban archaeology, from both American and Cuban perspectives. Many Americans are aware of the political, economic, and personal impacts of the U.S. embargo on Cuba. But the communication blockade between scholars has also affected the historical course of academic disciplines... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 1999; US$ 30.00
In the late nineteenth century, in an age of ascendant racism and imperial expansion, there emerged in Cuba a movement that unified black, mulatto, and white men in an attack on Europe's oldest empire, with the goal of creating a nation explicitly defined as antiracist. This book tells the story of the thirty-year unfolding and undoing of that movement.... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 55.00
Fidel Castro has ruled Cuba for over 40 years, yet he remains one of the world's most complex leaders. Rebellious at an early age, he attemped to organize a strike of sugar workers against his father as a teenager. By his early twenties, he made it clear that he was an opponent of the dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista and wanted a social change... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1990; US$ 146.00
This penetrating study of political leadership and state formation centers on the Cuban leader Jose Marti (1853-1895) and his relationship with Key West, Florida, the major Cuban emigre colony of the time. The first book to explore specifically Marti's leadership qualities and style of leadership, it will be of significant interest to political... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2010; US$ 14.99
DanceHall combines cultural geography, performance studies and cultural studies to examine performance culture across the Black Atlantic. Taking Jamaican dancehall music as its prime example, DanceHall reveals a complex web of cultural practices, politics, rituals, philosophies, and survival strategies that link Caribbean, African and African... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2011; US$ 40.00
While it was not until 1871 that slavery in Cuba was finally abolished, African-descended people had high hopes for legal, social, and economic advancement as the republican period started. In Black Political Activism and the Cuban Republic , Melina Pappademos analyzes the racial politics and culture of black civic and political activists during... more...