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A Contemporary Cuba Reader

Reinventing the Revolution

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • American studies,
  • Contemporary Politics - Latin America,
  • Cuba - History,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Caribbean & West Indies - Cuba,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Government - General,
  • 1990-,
  • Cuba

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBrenner Phillip (Editor), Marguerite Rose Jimenez (Editor), John M. Kirk (Editor), William M. Leo Grande (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages413
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10721729M
    ISBN 100742555070
    ISBN 109780742555075

    She is the author of Cuban Writers on and off the Island: Contemporary Narrative Fiction and Readers and Writers in Cuba: A Social History of Print Culture, s–s and editor of If I Could Write This in Fire: An Anthology of Literature from the : $   It’s only 90 miles from the U.S., but to most Americans, Cuba could be on the moon. Here are five books that make the terra slightly less incognita.

    The Cuba Reader multiplies perspectives on the nation many times over, presenting more than one hundred selections about Cuba’s history, culture, and politics. Beginning with the first written account of the island, penned by Christopher Columbus in , the selections assembled here track Cuban history from the colonial period through the.   At each book club meeting, a reader will be invited to lead an informal discussion on the book of the month, in English or Spanish, with the goal of fostering a deeper understanding of Cuban history, culture and identity.

    While this novel is set outside of Cuba, and therefore breaks the rules somewhat, it captures the passion, the music, the dance and the rebellious spirit of the Cuban people - it is a Pulitzer prize-winning novel, written by a Cuban expatriate about the life of Cuban immigrants in New York and has plenty to teach a reader about the Cuban way of. The Cuba Reader multiplies perspectives on the nation many times over, presenting more than one hundred selections about Cuba's history, culture, and politics. Beginning with the first written account of the island, penned by Christopher Columbus in , the selections assembled here track Cuban history from the colonial period through the.


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With chapters written by an international who’s who of specialists in contemporary Cuban politics, international relations, economics, culture, and society—all framed by an uncommonly useful introduction— A Contemporary Cuba Reader is among those few edited volumes that should be on every Latin Americanist’s bookshelf.5/5(4).

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From Santiago de Cuba and the Rebel Army, to the birth of the Federation of Cuban Women/5(4). This completely revised and updated edition focuses on Cuba since Raul Castro took over the country's leadership in A Contemporary Cuba Reader brings together the best recent scholarship and writing on Cuban politics, economics, foreign relations, society, and culture in present-day Cuba/5.

A Contemporary Cuba Reader book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A second edition of this book is now available/5. Ideally suited for students and general readers seeking to understand contemporary Cuba, the book includes a substantive introduction setting the historical context, as well as part introductions Reviews: 1.

Ideally suited for students and general readers seeking to understand contemporary Cuba, the book includes a substantive introduction setting the historical context, as well as part introductions and a : $ A Contemporary Cuba Reader brings together the best recent scholarship and writing on Cuban politics, economics, foreign relations, society, and culture in present-day Cuba.

Ideally suited for students and general readers seeking to understand this still-contentious and controversial island, the book includes a substantive introduction setting.

A Contemporary Cuba Reader: Additional Resources | 4 Trade Statistics GDP PPP: $ billion (CIA World Fact Book, est.) GDP at official exchange rate: $ billion CUC (O.N.E. ); $71 billion (CEPAL ). The Handbook of Contemporary Cuba brings contributions from leading scholars from the United States, Cuba, Europe, and other world regions and introduces the reader to the key literature in the field in relation to rapidly changing events on the island and in global political and economic affairs.

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Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Recently, Tillman Miller went to the 25th Havana International Book Fair to investigate Cuba’s moment in contemporary literature. What followed was an oral history of Cuban literature, one which can be further supplemented by Miller’s list of suggested contemporary Cuban authors.

Buy A Contemporary Cuba Reader: Reinventing the Revolution by Brenner, Phillip, Jimenez, Marguerite Rose, Kirk, John M., Leo Grande, William M. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 3. This completely revised and updated edition focuses on Cuba since Raúl Castro took over the country’s leadership in A Contemporary Cuba Reader brings together the best recent scholarship and writing on Cuban politics, economics, foreign relations, society, and culture in present-day : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

A Contemporary Cuba Reader brings together the best recent scholarship and writing on Cuban politics, economics, foreign relations, society, and culture in present-day Cuba. The preface to Afro-Cuban Voices underscores the importance of racial issues in contemporary Cuba.

It notes the ongoing lack of information on the subject and recognizes that racial friction has increased in the s. The much longer introduction consists of.

These contemporary fiction books will give you plenty of options to add to your lifetime reading list. These are some of the best modern novels, and many of these realistic books straddle the line of literary fiction and popular fiction, making them compelling, highly readable and discussable books.

The Cuba Reader combines songs, paintings, photographs, poems, short stories, speeches, cartoons, government reports and proclamations, and pieces by. Updated 11/14/14 School of International Service Professor Philip Brenner will hold a talk on the latest edition of his book, A Contemporary Cuba Reader: The Revolution under Raúl Castro.

Ideologies and political arguments aside, it is impossible not to recognise that the upheavals Cuba went through in the 20th century constitute a singular, incomparable history. This history has been interpreted in the work of five Cuban writers, whose output has defined 20th century Cuban literature.

More fabulous Cuba books for the eager reader: S.L. Price: Pitching Around Fidel, contemporary Cuba through via baseball by an amazing sports writer; anything by Leonardo Padura, Cuba’s foremost.The Cuba Reader also describes life in the periodo especial following the cutoff of Soviet aid and the tightening of the U.S.

students, travelers, and all those who want to know more about the island nation just ninety miles south of Florida, The Cuba Reader is an invaluable introduction.

Series: The Latin America Readers.