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  • Fidel Castro und die Anfänge der kubanischen Revolution: Pressekommentare aus der Bundesrepublik und der DDRby Dennis Schmidt

    Diplomica Verlag 2013; US$ 40.75

    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...

  • The Cuban Revolutionby Dr Geraldine Lievesley

    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...

  • Cuba in Revolutionby Antoni Kapcia

    Reaktion Books 2008; US$ 24.95

    The recent retirement of Fidel Castro turned the world?s attention toward the tiny but prominent island nation of Cuba and the question of what its future holds. Amid all of the talk and hypothesizing, it is worth taking a moment to consider how Cuba reached this point, which is what Antoni Kapcia provides with his incisive history of Cuba since 1959. Cuba... more...

  • Insurgent Cubaby Ada Ferrer

    The University of North Carolina Press 1999; US$ 29.99

    Insurgent Cuba: Race, Nation, and Revolution, 1868-1898 more...

  • Fidel Castroby Thomas M. Leonard

    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...

  • DanceHallby Sonjah Stanley Niaah

    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...

  • Black Political Activism and the Cuban Republicby Melina Pappademos

    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...

  • On Becoming Cubanby Louis A. Perez

    The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 30.00

    With this masterful work, Louis A. Perez Jr. transforms the way we view Cuba and its relationship with the United States. On Becoming Cuban is a sweeping cultural history of the sustained encounter between the peoples of the two countries and of the ways that this encounter helped shape Cubans' identity, nationality, and sense of modernity from... more...

  • Archaeology, Narrative, and the Politics of the Pastby Julia A. King

    University of Tennessee Press 2012; US$ 57.00

    In this innovative work, Julia King moves nimbly among a variety of sources and disciplinary approaches—archaeological, historical, architectural, literary, and art-historical—to show how places take on, convey, and maintain meanings. Focusing on the beautiful Chesapeake Bay region of Maryland, King looks at the ways in which various... more...

  • Raúl Castro and Cubaby Hal Klepak

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00

    This book tells the story of the military life of Raúl Castro, an impressive military commander and highly original thinker and the longest-serving minister of defense of any country in recent times. more...