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The Cuba reader : history, culture, politics, Aviva Chomsky, Barry Carr, Alfredo Prieto, and Pamela Maria Smorkaloff, editors

Label
The Cuba reader : history, culture, politics
Title
The Cuba reader
Title remainder
history, culture, politics
Statement of responsibility
Aviva Chomsky, Barry Carr, Alfredo Prieto, and Pamela Maria Smorkaloff, editors
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Beginning with the first written account of the island, penned by Christopher Columbus in 1492, the selections assembled here track Cuban history from the colonial period through the ascendancy of Fidel Castro to the present. The Cuba Reader combines songs, paintings, photographs, poems, short stories, speeches, cartoons, government reports and proclamations, and pieces by historians, journalists, and others. Most of these are by Cubans, and many appear for the first time in English. The writings and speeches of José Martí, Fernando Ortiz, Fidel Castro, Alejo Carpentier, Che Guevera, and Reinaldo Arenas appear alongside the testimonies of slaves, prostitutes, doctors, travelers, and activists. Some selections examine health, education, Catholicism, and santería; others celebrate Cuba's vibrant dance, music, film, and literary cultures. The pieces are grouped into chronological sections. Each section and individual selection is preceded by a brief introduction by the editors. The volume presents a number of pieces about twentieth-century Cuba, including the events leading up to and following Castro's January 1959 announcement of revolution. It provides a look at Cuba in relation to the rest of the world: the effect of its revolution on Latin America and the Caribbean, its alliance with the Soviet Union from the 1960s until the collapse of the Soviet bloc in 1989, and its tumultuous relationship with the United States. The Cuba Reader also describes life in the periodo especial following the cutoff of Soviet aid and the tightening of the U.S. embargo."--Publisher's website
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Cataloging source
NcD/DLC
Dewey number
972.91
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F1776
LC item number
.C85 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1954-
  • 1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Chomsky, Aviva
  • Carr, Barry
  • Prieto, Alfredo
  • Smorkaloff, Pamela María
Series statement
The Latin America readers
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Cuba
Label
The Cuba reader : history, culture, politics, Aviva Chomsky, Barry Carr, Alfredo Prieto, and Pamela Maria Smorkaloff, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A world destroyed
  • Juan Pérez de la Riva
  • “Transculturation” and Cuba
  • Fernando Ortiz
  • Survival stories
  • José Barreiro
  • II.
  • Sugar, slavery, and colonialism.
  • A physician’s notes on Cuba
  • John G. F. Wurdemann
  • I.
  • The death of the forest
  • Manuel Moreno Fraginals
  • Autobiography of a slave
  • Juan Francisco Manzano
  • Biography of a runaway slave
  • Miguel Barnet
  • Fleeing slavery
  • Miguel Barnet, Pedro Deschamps Chapeaux, Rafael García, and Rafael Duharte
  • Santiago de Cuba’s fugitive slaves
  • Rafael Duharte
  • Indigenous society and conquest.
  • Rumba
  • Yvonne Daniel
  • The trade in Chinese laborers
  • Richard Dana
  • Life on a coffee plantation
  • John G. F. Wurdemann
  • Cuba’s first railroad
  • David Turnbull
  • The color line
  • José Antonio Saco
  • Christopher Columbus “Discovers” Cuba
  • Abolition!
  • Father Félix Varela
  • Cecilia Valdés
  • Cirilo Villaverde
  • Sab
  • Gerturdis Gómez de Avellaneda y Arteaga
  • An Afro-Cuban poet
  • Plácido
  • III.
  • The struggle for independence.
  • Christopher Columbus
  • Freedom and slavery
  • Carlos Manuel de Céspedes
  • Memories of a Cuban girl
  • Renée Méndez Capote
  • José Martí’s “Our America”
  • José Martí
  • Guantanamera
  • José Martí
  • The explosion of the Maine
  • New York Journal
  • The devastation of the Indies
  • U.S. cartoonists portray Cuba
  • John J. Johnson
  • The devastation of counterinsurgency
  • Fifty-Fifth Congress, Second Session --
  • Bartolomé de Las Casas
  • Spanish officials and indigenous resistance
  • Various Spanish Officials
  • Castro calls on Cubans to resist the Counterrevolution
  • Fidel Castro
  • Operation Mongoose
  • Edward Lansdale
  • Offensive missiles on that imprisoned island
  • President John F. Kennedy
  • Inconsolable memories : a Cuban view of the Missile Crisis
  • Edmundo Desnoes
  • The assassination plots
  • Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities
  • VII.
  • Cuban refugee children
  • Monsignor Bryan O. Walsh
  • From welcomed exiles to illegal immigrants
  • Felix Roberto Masud-Piloto
  • Wrong channel
  • Roberto Fernández
  • City on the edge
  • Alejandro Portes and Alex Stepick
  • Singing for Nicaragua
  • Silvio Rodríguez
  • The Cuban revolution and the world.
  • Cuban medical diplomacy
  • Julie Feinsilver
  • The Período Especial.
  • Silvio Rodríguez sings of the special period
  • Silvio Rodríguez
  • Zippy goes to Cuba
  • Bill Griffith
  • “Special period in peacetime” : economic and labor reforms
  • Susan Eva Eckstein
  • The Revolution turns forty
  • The Venceremos Brigades
  • Saul Landau
  • Colonizing the Cuban body
  • G. Derrick Hodge
  • Pope John Paul II speaks in Cuba
  • Pope John Paul II
  • Elián González and the “Real Cuba” of Miami
  • Lillian Guerra
  • Civil society
  • Haroldo Dilla
  • Forty years later
  • Sandra Levinson
  • Senel Paz
  • IX.
  • Cuba after Fidel : continuities and transitions.
  • Economy and society.
  • Raúl’s reforms
  • Omar Everleny Pérez Villanueva
  • Emigration in the twenty-first century
  • Antonio Aja
  • Tourism and the many faces of Havana’s Chinatown
  • Adrian H. Hearn
  • The Cuban Revolution and the New Left
  • The antiracist debate in today’s Cuba
  • Zuleica Romay Guerra
  • Afro-Cuban activists fight racism between two fires
  • Sujatha Fernandes
  • Race and Cuban hip-hop
  • Marc D. Perry
  • The “Pavonato”
  • Marc Frank
  • Short stories
  • Laidi Fernández de Juan
  • Van Gosse
  • His cigar
  • Marilyn Bobes
  • Gender, sexuality, and AIDS
  • Mariela Castro and Jorge Pérez
  • A theory of Reguetón
  • Iván de la Nuez
  • 12/17 and U.S.-Cuban relations.
  • Spies, counterspies, and dissidents
  • Wikileaks and Tracey Eaton
  • Francis, Obama, and Raúl
  • The U.S. government responds to Revolution
  • José Ángel Rodríguez López
  • Obama and us
  • Rafael Hernández
  • “Visit Cuba before it changes!”
  • Louis A. Pérez Jr.
  • Perspectives on Cuba’s new realities.
  • Perspectives on Cuba’s new realities.
  • New Cuban voices
  • Julio Antonio Fernández Estrada and Cristina Escobar
  • “El Paquete” : Internet in Cuba
  • Foreign Relations of the United States
  • Víctor Fowler
  • A new film law
  • G/20, Cuban Filmmakers’ Working Group
  • So as not to throw out the sofa (Editorial song)
  • Silvio Rodríguez
  • Spyglass
  • Dúo Buena Fe
  • Commentaries on Fidel Castro’s death
  • Rafael Hernández and Harold Cárdenas Lema
  • Spain in Cuba
  • Silence on Black Cuba
  • Carlos Moore
  • Black man in Red Cuba
  • John Clytus
  • Postmodern maroon in the ultimate Palenque
  • Christian Parenti
  • From utopianism to institutionalization
  • Juan Antonio Blanco and Medea Benjamin
  • VI.
  • Culture and revolution.
  • Manuel Moreno Fraginals
  • Caliban
  • Roberto Fernández Retamar
  • For an imperfect cinema
  • Julio García Espinosa
  • Dance and social change
  • Yvonne Daniel
  • Revolutionary sport
  • Paula Pettavino and Geralyn Pye
  • In hard times
  • Heberto Padilla
  • The Independent Party of Color
  • The Virgin of Charity of Cobre, Cuba’s patron saint
  • Olga Portuondo Zúñiga
  • A conversation on Santería and Palo Monte
  • Oscar Lewis, Ruth M. Lewis, and Susan M. Rigdon
  • The Catholic Church and the Revolution
  • Ernesto Cardenal --
  • El Partido Independiente de Color
  • A survivor
  • Isidoro Santos Carrera
  • Rachel’s Song
  • Miguel Barnet
  • Honest women
  • Miguel de Carrión
  • IV.
  • A crucial decade
  • Loló de la Torriente
  • Afrocubanismo and son
  • Robin Moore
  • Drums in my eyes
  • Nicolás Guillén
  • Abakuá
  • Rafael López Valdés
  • The first wave of Cuban feminism
  • Ofelia Domínguez Navarro
  • Neocolonialism.
  • Life at the mill
  • Ursinio Rojas
  • Migrant workers in the sugar industry
  • Levi Marrero
  • The Cuban counterpoint
  • Fernando Ortiz
  • The invasion of the tourists
  • Rosalie Schwartz
  • Waiting tables in Havana
  • Cipriano Chinea Palero and Lynn Geldof
  • The Platt Amendment
  • The brothel of the Caribbean
  • Tomás Fernández Robaina
  • Sugarcane
  • Nicolás Guillén
  • Where is Cuba headed?
  • Julio Antonio Mella
  • The chase
  • Alejo Carpentier
  • The fall of Machado
  • R. Hart Phillips
  • President Theodore Roosevelt
  • Sugar mills and Soviets
  • Salvador Rionda
  • The United States confronts the 1933 Revolution
  • Sumner Welles and Cordell Hull
  • The political gangster
  • Samuel Farber
  • The United Fruit Company in Cuba
  • Oscar Zanetti and Alejandro García
  • Cuba’s largest inheritance
  • Manuel Hernández Torres
  • Imperialism and sanitation
  • The last call
  • Eduardo A. Chibás
  • Three comandantes talk it over
  • Carlos Franqui
  • History will absolve me
  • Fidel Castro
  • Reminiscences of the Cuban Revolutionary War
  • Che Guevara
  • The United States rules Cuba, 1952–1958
  • Morris Morley
  • Nancy Stepan
  • The Cuban story in the New York Times
  • Herbert L. Matthews Ortiz
  • V.
  • Building a new society.
  • Troubadours of the Revolution
  • Silvio Rodríguez
  • Castro announces the Revolution
  • Fidel Castro
  • How the poor got more
  • Medea Benjamin, Joseph Collins, and Michael Scott
  • A child of the Platt Amendment
  • Fish à la Grande Jardinière
  • Humberto Arenal
  • Women in the swamps
  • Margaret Randall
  • Socialism and man
  • Che Guevara
  • In the fist of the Revolution
  • José Yglesias
  • The Agrarian Revolution
  • Medea Benjamin, Joseph Collins, and Michael Scott
  • Renée Méndez Capote
  • 1961 : the year of education
  • Richard R. Fagen
  • The literacy campaign
  • Oscar Lewis, Ruth M. Lewis, and Susan M. Rigdon
  • The family code
  • Margaret Randall
  • The original sin
  • Pablo Milanés
  • Where the island sleeps like a wing
  • Nancy Morejón
Control code
on1084624854
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Second edition, revised and updated.
Extent
xiii, 727 pages
Isbn
9781478003649
Lccn
2018041251
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1084624854
Label
The Cuba reader : history, culture, politics, Aviva Chomsky, Barry Carr, Alfredo Prieto, and Pamela Maria Smorkaloff, editors
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A world destroyed
  • Juan Pérez de la Riva
  • “Transculturation” and Cuba
  • Fernando Ortiz
  • Survival stories
  • José Barreiro
  • II.
  • Sugar, slavery, and colonialism.
  • A physician’s notes on Cuba
  • John G. F. Wurdemann
  • I.
  • The death of the forest
  • Manuel Moreno Fraginals
  • Autobiography of a slave
  • Juan Francisco Manzano
  • Biography of a runaway slave
  • Miguel Barnet
  • Fleeing slavery
  • Miguel Barnet, Pedro Deschamps Chapeaux, Rafael García, and Rafael Duharte
  • Santiago de Cuba’s fugitive slaves
  • Rafael Duharte
  • Indigenous society and conquest.
  • Rumba
  • Yvonne Daniel
  • The trade in Chinese laborers
  • Richard Dana
  • Life on a coffee plantation
  • John G. F. Wurdemann
  • Cuba’s first railroad
  • David Turnbull
  • The color line
  • José Antonio Saco
  • Christopher Columbus “Discovers” Cuba
  • Abolition!
  • Father Félix Varela
  • Cecilia Valdés
  • Cirilo Villaverde
  • Sab
  • Gerturdis Gómez de Avellaneda y Arteaga
  • An Afro-Cuban poet
  • Plácido
  • III.
  • The struggle for independence.
  • Christopher Columbus
  • Freedom and slavery
  • Carlos Manuel de Céspedes
  • Memories of a Cuban girl
  • Renée Méndez Capote
  • José Martí’s “Our America”
  • José Martí
  • Guantanamera
  • José Martí
  • The explosion of the Maine
  • New York Journal
  • The devastation of the Indies
  • U.S. cartoonists portray Cuba
  • John J. Johnson
  • The devastation of counterinsurgency
  • Fifty-Fifth Congress, Second Session --
  • Bartolomé de Las Casas
  • Spanish officials and indigenous resistance
  • Various Spanish Officials
  • Castro calls on Cubans to resist the Counterrevolution
  • Fidel Castro
  • Operation Mongoose
  • Edward Lansdale
  • Offensive missiles on that imprisoned island
  • President John F. Kennedy
  • Inconsolable memories : a Cuban view of the Missile Crisis
  • Edmundo Desnoes
  • The assassination plots
  • Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities
  • VII.
  • Cuban refugee children
  • Monsignor Bryan O. Walsh
  • From welcomed exiles to illegal immigrants
  • Felix Roberto Masud-Piloto
  • Wrong channel
  • Roberto Fernández
  • City on the edge
  • Alejandro Portes and Alex Stepick
  • Singing for Nicaragua
  • Silvio Rodríguez
  • The Cuban revolution and the world.
  • Cuban medical diplomacy
  • Julie Feinsilver
  • The Período Especial.
  • Silvio Rodríguez sings of the special period
  • Silvio Rodríguez
  • Zippy goes to Cuba
  • Bill Griffith
  • “Special period in peacetime” : economic and labor reforms
  • Susan Eva Eckstein
  • The Revolution turns forty
  • The Venceremos Brigades
  • Saul Landau
  • Colonizing the Cuban body
  • G. Derrick Hodge
  • Pope John Paul II speaks in Cuba
  • Pope John Paul II
  • Elián González and the “Real Cuba” of Miami
  • Lillian Guerra
  • Civil society
  • Haroldo Dilla
  • Forty years later
  • Sandra Levinson
  • Senel Paz
  • IX.
  • Cuba after Fidel : continuities and transitions.
  • Economy and society.
  • Raúl’s reforms
  • Omar Everleny Pérez Villanueva
  • Emigration in the twenty-first century
  • Antonio Aja
  • Tourism and the many faces of Havana’s Chinatown
  • Adrian H. Hearn
  • The Cuban Revolution and the New Left
  • The antiracist debate in today’s Cuba
  • Zuleica Romay Guerra
  • Afro-Cuban activists fight racism between two fires
  • Sujatha Fernandes
  • Race and Cuban hip-hop
  • Marc D. Perry
  • The “Pavonato”
  • Marc Frank
  • Short stories
  • Laidi Fernández de Juan
  • Van Gosse
  • His cigar
  • Marilyn Bobes
  • Gender, sexuality, and AIDS
  • Mariela Castro and Jorge Pérez
  • A theory of Reguetón
  • Iván de la Nuez
  • 12/17 and U.S.-Cuban relations.
  • Spies, counterspies, and dissidents
  • Wikileaks and Tracey Eaton
  • Francis, Obama, and Raúl
  • The U.S. government responds to Revolution
  • José Ángel Rodríguez López
  • Obama and us
  • Rafael Hernández
  • “Visit Cuba before it changes!”
  • Louis A. Pérez Jr.
  • Perspectives on Cuba’s new realities.
  • Perspectives on Cuba’s new realities.
  • New Cuban voices
  • Julio Antonio Fernández Estrada and Cristina Escobar
  • “El Paquete” : Internet in Cuba
  • Foreign Relations of the United States
  • Víctor Fowler
  • A new film law
  • G/20, Cuban Filmmakers’ Working Group
  • So as not to throw out the sofa (Editorial song)
  • Silvio Rodríguez
  • Spyglass
  • Dúo Buena Fe
  • Commentaries on Fidel Castro’s death
  • Rafael Hernández and Harold Cárdenas Lema
  • Spain in Cuba
  • Silence on Black Cuba
  • Carlos Moore
  • Black man in Red Cuba
  • John Clytus
  • Postmodern maroon in the ultimate Palenque
  • Christian Parenti
  • From utopianism to institutionalization
  • Juan Antonio Blanco and Medea Benjamin
  • VI.
  • Culture and revolution.
  • Manuel Moreno Fraginals
  • Caliban
  • Roberto Fernández Retamar
  • For an imperfect cinema
  • Julio García Espinosa
  • Dance and social change
  • Yvonne Daniel
  • Revolutionary sport
  • Paula Pettavino and Geralyn Pye
  • In hard times
  • Heberto Padilla
  • The Independent Party of Color
  • The Virgin of Charity of Cobre, Cuba’s patron saint
  • Olga Portuondo Zúñiga
  • A conversation on Santería and Palo Monte
  • Oscar Lewis, Ruth M. Lewis, and Susan M. Rigdon
  • The Catholic Church and the Revolution
  • Ernesto Cardenal --
  • El Partido Independiente de Color
  • A survivor
  • Isidoro Santos Carrera
  • Rachel’s Song
  • Miguel Barnet
  • Honest women
  • Miguel de Carrión
  • IV.
  • A crucial decade
  • Loló de la Torriente
  • Afrocubanismo and son
  • Robin Moore
  • Drums in my eyes
  • Nicolás Guillén
  • Abakuá
  • Rafael López Valdés
  • The first wave of Cuban feminism
  • Ofelia Domínguez Navarro
  • Neocolonialism.
  • Life at the mill
  • Ursinio Rojas
  • Migrant workers in the sugar industry
  • Levi Marrero
  • The Cuban counterpoint
  • Fernando Ortiz
  • The invasion of the tourists
  • Rosalie Schwartz
  • Waiting tables in Havana
  • Cipriano Chinea Palero and Lynn Geldof
  • The Platt Amendment
  • The brothel of the Caribbean
  • Tomás Fernández Robaina
  • Sugarcane
  • Nicolás Guillén
  • Where is Cuba headed?
  • Julio Antonio Mella
  • The chase
  • Alejo Carpentier
  • The fall of Machado
  • R. Hart Phillips
  • President Theodore Roosevelt
  • Sugar mills and Soviets
  • Salvador Rionda
  • The United States confronts the 1933 Revolution
  • Sumner Welles and Cordell Hull
  • The political gangster
  • Samuel Farber
  • The United Fruit Company in Cuba
  • Oscar Zanetti and Alejandro García
  • Cuba’s largest inheritance
  • Manuel Hernández Torres
  • Imperialism and sanitation
  • The last call
  • Eduardo A. Chibás
  • Three comandantes talk it over
  • Carlos Franqui
  • History will absolve me
  • Fidel Castro
  • Reminiscences of the Cuban Revolutionary War
  • Che Guevara
  • The United States rules Cuba, 1952–1958
  • Morris Morley
  • Nancy Stepan
  • The Cuban story in the New York Times
  • Herbert L. Matthews Ortiz
  • V.
  • Building a new society.
  • Troubadours of the Revolution
  • Silvio Rodríguez
  • Castro announces the Revolution
  • Fidel Castro
  • How the poor got more
  • Medea Benjamin, Joseph Collins, and Michael Scott
  • A child of the Platt Amendment
  • Fish à la Grande Jardinière
  • Humberto Arenal
  • Women in the swamps
  • Margaret Randall
  • Socialism and man
  • Che Guevara
  • In the fist of the Revolution
  • José Yglesias
  • The Agrarian Revolution
  • Medea Benjamin, Joseph Collins, and Michael Scott
  • Renée Méndez Capote
  • 1961 : the year of education
  • Richard R. Fagen
  • The literacy campaign
  • Oscar Lewis, Ruth M. Lewis, and Susan M. Rigdon
  • The family code
  • Margaret Randall
  • The original sin
  • Pablo Milanés
  • Where the island sleeps like a wing
  • Nancy Morejón
Control code
on1084624854
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Second edition, revised and updated.
Extent
xiii, 727 pages
Isbn
9781478003649
Lccn
2018041251
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1084624854

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