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  • To Defend the Revolution Is to Defend Cultureby Jorge Fornet; Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt

    PM Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    Based on a four-year research project, which included five months in Havana, this book documents the approaches to culture that evolved out of the 1959 Cuban Revolution. Deploying micro and macro perspectives, it introduces all the main protagonists to the debate and follows the polemical twists and turns that ensued in the volatile atmosphere of the... more...

  • Impossible Returnsby Iraida H. López

    University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 74.95

    Since travel restrictions from the United States to Cuba began to ease, thousands of Cuban exiles and Cuban Americans have been able to reunite with family and visit their homeland. Yet the subject of return in the Cuban diaspora remains understudied. In this one-of-a-kind volume, Iraida López explores various narratives of return by the one-and-a-half... more...

  • The Influence of Small States on Superpowersby Richard L. Bernal

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 119.99

    The success of Jamaica?s impact on U.S. foreign policy proves that it is possible for a small, developing country to influence a superpower. Issues and experiences that are documented and analyzed in this book illustrate the issues of critical importance concerning the relations between large, powerful countries and small states. more...

  • Passage to Cubaby Cynthia Carris Alonso

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 45.00

    To stroll the streets of Cuba—to hear the rumbling engines of its 1950s automobiles, the jazz, and the rumba—is to travel back in time, to see jaw-dropping natural beauty and the artists, musicians, and folklore of legends. With access few others have had, Cynthia Carris Alonso has spent twenty years capturing Havana?s crumbling, baroque splendor.... more...

  • Life in a Black Communityby Hannah Jopling

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 99.99

    Life in a Black Community details and explores the Jim Crow era in Annapolis, Maryland. It recounts the tactics blacks used to gain equal rights, details the methods whites employed to deny or curtail their rights, and explores a range of survival and advancement strategies used by black families. more...

  • Cuba: A Historyby Sergio Guerra-Vilaboy; Oscar Loyola-Vega

    Ocean Press 2015; US$ 11.95

    A concise, readable history beyond the images of cigars, classic cars, Fidel Castro, and Che Guevara. more...

  • Dancehall und Homophobieby Patrick Helber

    transcript 2015; US$ 31.48

    Erstmalig wird in diesem Buch die mediale Kontroverse um Dancehall-Musik und Homophobie im Jahr 2004 analysiert und in den historischen, politischen und kulturellen Kontext des postkolonialen jamaikanischen Staates eingeordnet. Ein umfangreicher Querschnitt durch die Geschichte der Insel beleuchtet die vielfältigen Widerstandskulturen von den Maroons... more...

  • Eduardo Chibásby Ilan Ehrlich

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 84.99

    Chapter 2: ?Shoot Me in the Heart, the Ortodoxos Need a Martyr? Chapter 4: ?We are Alone With the People? Chapter 6: ?The Miracle of Chibás? Chapter 8: ?I?m Not One of Those Generals Who Dies in Bed? Chapter 10: ?I am Going to Open My Briefcase? more...

  • The History of Cuba, 2nd Editionby Clifford Staten

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 58.00

    This historical overview connects significant events from Cuba's past with the country's current social and political changes. Author Clifford L. Staten reviews the changing landscape of Cuba and explores subjects such as the relationship between the domestic and international political economy of Cuba; the successes and failures of Castro's revolution;... more...

  • The Great Divideby Thomas Fleming

    Da Capo Press 2015; US$ 27.99

    A fresh look at the nation?s formative years through the lens of the clash between Washington and Jefferson. more...