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Cuban Studies 48

Cuban Studies 48

In this special issue, Cuban Studies 48 explores Afro-Cuban issues.

Dictator’s Dreamscape

Dictator’s Dreamscape

How Architecture and Vision Built Machado's Cuba and Invented Modern Havana

A Highly Nuanced Look at the Public Works Campaign of Gerardo Machado

Cuban Studies 47

Cuban Studies 47

Includes a dossier on cultural politics and political cultures of the Cuban Revolution.

Voices of Change in Cuba from the Non-State Sector

Voices of Change in Cuba from the Non-State Sector

More than one million Cubans, representing thirty percent of the country’s labor force, currently comprise the non-state sector. This development represents a crucial structural reform implemented by Raul Castro. Yet, little has been published about the demographic makeup of this group. Based on eighty in-depth interviews recently conducted in Cuba, this book offers fascinating insights into today’s Cuban economy from the non-state sector, while also reflecting on its potential for development and the obstacles it faces.

Cuban Studies 46

Cuban Studies 46

Cuban Studies 46 includes a critical dossier on poet Lourdes Casal, with individual essays viewing the issues of race, feminism, and diaspora in her work. Additional essays address voices of economic change from the non-state sector; cinema and church during the Special Period; and race, identity, and Cuban women’s activism in historic and cultural contexts.

Cuban Studies 45

Cuban Studies 45

Cuban Studies is the preeminent journal for scholarly work on Cuba. Each volume includes articles in English and Spanish and a large book review section.

Cuban Studies 45 features two special dossiers: the first discusses the history and workings of the the Cuban constitution and the need to revisit it along with civil and political rights; the second offers new perspectives on the history of health, medicine, and disease in Cuba, and views race as a factor in both infant mortality and tuberculosis from the early-to-mid twentieth century.

Additional essays discuss culture through poetry, higher education reform, the narratives of Lordes Casal, and filmmaker Jesœs Diaz as an ‘unintentional deviationst.’ History is discussed vis-a-vis the radio politics of young Eddy Chibas, the slave abolitionist rhetoric of the Countess of Merlin, and the creole appropriation of Afro-Cuban dance and music to create sabor during the late nineteenth century.

Cuban Studies 44

Cuban Studies 44

Cuban Studies 44 features articles on recent economic issues in Cuba, public health policies, Jose Marti’s death as a myth of the Cuban nation-buliding project, among other topics.

Cuban Studies 43

Cuban Studies 43

Cuban Studies is the preeminent journal for scholarly work on Cuba. Each volume includes articles in English and Spanish and a large book review section. In addition to papers in history, culture and politics, this volume contains a central dossier on demography. This dossier charts some of the important changes experienced by the Cuban population—a concept that includes those living abroad—and some of the challenges posed by those changes (such as aging, or the changing composition of the expatriate community).

Cuban Studies 33

Cuban Studies 33

Cuban Studies is the preeminent journal for scholarly work on Cuba. Each volume includes articles in English and Spanish and a large book review section. Cuban Studies has been published annually by the University of Pittsburgh Press beginning with volume 16 in 1985.

This volume of Cuban Studies continues the journal’s interdisciplinary tradition, with articles on race, class, and the Revolution of 1895; the role of literature in the formation of Cuban nationalism; and Spanish fiscal policies and Cuban tobacco in the nineteenth century, among others.

Cuban Studies 17

Cuban Studies 17

Cuban Studies is the preeminent journal for scholarly work on Cuba. Each volume includes articles in English and Spanish and a large book review section. Cuban Studies has been published annually by the University of Pittsburgh Press beginning with volume 16 in 1985.

Volume 17 of Cuban Studies explores gender inequality, Afro-Cubanism, U.S. policy towards Cuba, and Cuba’s economic planning and management.

Cuban Studies 32

Cuban Studies 32

Cuban Studies is the preeminent journal for scholarly work on Cuba. Each volume includes articles in English and Spanish and a large book review section. Cuban Studies has been published annually by the University of Pittsburgh Press beginning with volume 16 in 1985.

The essays in this volume range from Cuban literature to the AIDS crisis to recently declassified documents concerning the U.S.’s covert war on Castro in the 1960s.

Cuban Studies 37

Cuban Studies 37

Cuban Studies is the preeminent journal for scholarly work on Cuba. Each volume includes articles in English and Spanish and a large book review section. Cuban Studies has been published annually by the University of Pittsburgh Press beginning with volume 16 in 1985.

This volume Includes articles on environmental law, economics, African influence in music, irreverent humor in postrevolutionary fiction, international education flow between the United States and Cuba, and poetry, among others.

Cuban Studies 31

Cuban Studies 31

Cuban Studies is the preeminent journal for scholarly work on Cuba. Each volume includes articles in English and Spanish and a large book review section. Cuban Studies has been published annually by the University of Pittsburgh Press beginning with volume 16 in 1985.

Cuban Studies 34

Cuban Studies 34

Cuban Studies is the preeminent journal for scholarly work on Cuba. Each volume includes articles in English and Spanish and a large book review section. Cuban Studies has been published annually by the University of Pittsburgh Press beginning with volume 16 in 1985.

A special section on women in Cuban history forms the centerpiece of this volume, with articles that explore women’s roles as political actors, as symbols, and in religion. The Archives section contains an overview of the growing resources for the study of Cuba available in Miami’s libraries. As always, Cuban Studies includes a large book review section and an exhaustive compilation of recent works in the field.

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