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The Age of Youth in ArgentinaCulture, Politics, and Sexuality from Peron to Videla

The Age of Youth in Argentina: Culture, Politics, and Sexuality from Peron to Videla

Valeria Manzano

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469611617
eISBN:
9781469611624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469611617.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This social and cultural history of Argentina’s “long sixties” argues that the nation’s younger generation was at the epicenter of a public struggle over democracy, authoritarianism, and revolution ... More

Allende's Chile and the Inter-American Cold War

Allende's Chile and the Inter-American Cold War

Tanya Harmer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834954
eISBN:
9781469602721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869246_harmer
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Fidel Castro described Salvador Allende's democratic election as president of Chile in 1970 as the most important revolutionary triumph in Latin America after the Cuban revolution. Yet celebrations ... More

American Sugar KingdomThe Plantation Economy of the Spanish Caribbean, 1898-1934

American Sugar Kingdom: The Plantation Economy of the Spanish Caribbean, 1898-1934

Cesar J. Ayala

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807847886
eISBN:
9781469605050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867976_ayala
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Engaging conventional arguments that the persistence of plantations is the cause of economic underdevelopment in the Caribbean, this book focuses on the discontinuities in the development of ... More

Antiracism in CubaThe Unfinished Revolution

Antiracism in Cuba: The Unfinished Revolution

Devyn Spence Benson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626727
eISBN:
9781469626741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626727.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Analyzing the ideology and rhetoric around race on the island and in south Florida during the early years of the Cuban revolution, Devyn Spence Benson argues that ideas, stereotypes, and ... More

Archives of DispossessionRecovering the Testimonios of Mexican American Herederas, 1848-1960

Archives of Dispossession: Recovering the Testimonios of Mexican American Herederas, 1848-1960

Karen R. Roybal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633824
eISBN:
9781469633848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633824.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

One method of American territory expansion in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands was the denial of property rights to Mexican landowners, which led to dispossession. Many historical accounts overlook this ... More

Back Channel To CubaThe Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana

Back Channel To Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana

William M. LeoGrande and Peter Kornbluh

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469626604
eISBN:
9781469626628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626604.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

History is being made in U.S.-Cuban relations. This book tells the real story behind the stunning December 17, 2014, announcement by President Obama and President Castro of their move to restore full ... More

Back Channel to CubaThe Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana

Back Channel to Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana

William M. LeoGrande and Peter Kornbluh

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617633
eISBN:
9781469617657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617633.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In a challenge to visions of perpetual hostility—beyond plots involving overt invasion, covert destabilization, psychological operations, trade embargos, poison cigars, exploding seashells, and a ... More

Black Political Activism and the Cuban Republic

Black Political Activism and the Cuban Republic

Melina Pappademos

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834909
eISBN:
9781469602769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869178_pappademos
Subject:
History, Latin American History

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. This book ... More

Blackness in the White NationA History of Afro-Uruguay

Blackness in the White Nation: A History of Afro-Uruguay

George Reid Andrews

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834176
eISBN:
9781469606378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899601_andrews
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Uruguay is not conventionally thought of as part of the African diaspora, yet during the period of Spanish colonial rule, thousands of enslaved Africans arrived in the country. Afro-Uruguayans played ... More

Blurred BordersTransnational Migration between the Hispanic Caribbean and the United States

Blurred Borders: Transnational Migration between the Hispanic Caribbean and the United States

Jorge Duany

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834978
eISBN:
9781469602790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869376_duany
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This comprehensive comparative study explores how migrants to the United States from Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico maintain multiple ties to their countries of origin. Chronicling ... More

The Book of SalsaA Chronicle of Urban Music from the Caribbean to New York City

The Book of Salsa: A Chronicle of Urban Music from the Caribbean to New York City

Cesar Miguel Rondon

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831298
eISBN:
9781469603803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807886397_rondon
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Salsa is one of the most popular types of music listened to and danced to in the United States. Until now, the single comprehensive history of the music—and the industry that grew up around it, ... More

Brazil's Living MuseumRace, Reform, and Tradition in Bahia

Brazil's Living Museum: Race, Reform, and Tradition in Bahia

Anadelia A. Romo

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833827
eISBN:
9781469604084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895948_romo
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Brazil's northeastern state of Bahia has built its economy around attracting international tourists to what is billed as the locus of Afro-Brazilian culture and the epicenter of Brazilian racial ... More

Brutality GardenTropicalia and the Emergence of a Brazilian Counterculture

Brutality Garden: Tropicalia and the Emergence of a Brazilian Counterculture

Christopher Dunn

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807826515
eISBN:
9781469615714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469615707_Dunn
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the late 1960s, Brazilian artists forged a watershed cultural movement known as Tropicália. Music inspired by that movement is today enjoying considerable attention at home and abroad. Few new ... More

Che's Chevrolet, Fidel's OldsmobileOn the Road in Cuba

Che's Chevrolet, Fidel's Oldsmobile: On the Road in Cuba

Richard Schweid

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828922
eISBN:
9781469605739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888629_schweid
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Vintage U.S.-made cars on the streets of Havana provide a common representation of Cuba. The author of this book, a journalist who traveled throughout the island to research the story of motor ... More

Cheddi Jagan and the Politics of PowerBritish Guiana's Struggle for Independence

Cheddi Jagan and the Politics of Power: British Guiana's Struggle for Independence

Colin A. Palmer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834169
eISBN:
9781469603919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899618_palmer
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book tells the story of British Guiana's struggle for independence. At the center of the story is Cheddi Jagan, who was the colony's first premier following the institution of universal adult ... More

Chinese CubansA Transnational History

Chinese Cubans: A Transnational History

Kathleen M. Lopez

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607122
eISBN:
9781469607986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469607146_Lpez
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the mid-nineteenth century, Cuba's infamous “coolie” trade brought well over 100,000 Chinese indentured laborers to its shores. Though subjected to abominable conditions, they were followed during ... More

Chinese MexicansTranspacific Migration and the Search for a Homeland, 1910-1960

Chinese Mexicans: Transpacific Migration and the Search for a Homeland, 1910-1960

Julia Maria Schiavone Camacho

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835401
eISBN:
9781469601786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882597_schiavone_camacho
Subject:
History, Latin American History

At the turn of the twentieth century, a wave of Chinese men made their way to the northern Mexican border state of Sonora to work and live. The ties—and families—these Mexicans and Chinese created ... More

Climate and Catastrophe in Cuba and the Atlantic World in the Age of Revolution

Climate and Catastrophe in Cuba and the Atlantic World in the Age of Revolution

Sherry Johnson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834930
eISBN:
9781469602622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869345_johnson
Subject:
History, Latin American History

From 1750 to 1800, a critical period that saw the American Revolution, French Revolution, and Haitian Revolution, the Atlantic world experienced a series of environmental crises, including more ... More

Conceiving FreedomWomen of Color, Gender, and the Abolition of Slavery in Havana and Rio de Janeiro

Conceiving Freedom: Women of Color, Gender, and the Abolition of Slavery in Havana and Rio de Janeiro

Camillia Cowling

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610870
eISBN:
9781469611808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469610894_Cowling
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book shows how gender shaped urban routes to freedom for the enslaved during the process of gradual emancipation in Cuba and Brazil, which occurred only after the rest of Latin America had ... More

ContraculturaAlternative Arts and Social Transformation in Authoritarian Brazil

Contracultura: Alternative Arts and Social Transformation in Authoritarian Brazil

Christopher Dunn

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469628516
eISBN:
9781469628530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628516.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Christopher Dunn’s history of authoritarian Brazil exposes the inventive cultural production and intense social transformations that emerged during the rule of an iron-fisted military regime during ... More

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