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C. Wright Mills and the Cuban Revolution: An Exercise in the Art of Sociological Imagination

A. Javier Treviño


In C. Wright Mills and the Cuban Revolution, A. Javier Treviño reconsiders the opinions, perspectives, and insights of the Cubans that sociologist C. Wright Mills interviewed during his visit to the island in 1960. On returning to the United States, the esteemed and controversial sociologist wrote a small paperback on much of what he had heard and seen, which he published as Listen, Yankee: The Revolution in Cuba. Those interviews--now transcribed and translated--are interwoven here with extensive annotations to explain and contextualize their content. Readers will be able to “hear” Mills as a ... More

Keywords: Sociology, C. Wright Mills, Cuban Revolution, Sociological Imagination, U.S.-Cuba relations, Fidel Castro

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781469633107
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633107.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

A. Javier Treviño, author
Wheaton College