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No Barrier Can Contain It: Cuban Antifascism and the Spanish Civil War

Ariel Mae Lambe

Abstract

Vividly recasting Cuba’s politics in the 1930s as transnational, Ariel Mae Lambe has produced an unprecendented reimagining of Cuban activism during an era previously regarded as a lengthy, defeated lull. In this period, many Cuban activists began to look at their fight against strongman rule and neocolonial control at home as part of the international antifascism movement that exploded with the Spanish Civil War. Frustrated by multiple domestic setbacks, including Colonel Fulgencio Batista’s violent crushing of a massive general strike, activists found strength in the face of repression by re ... More

Keywords: Cuba, antifascism, Generation of the Thirties, Spanish Civil War, Ethiopia, Fulgencio Batista, transnational, Cuban nationalism, Communism, anarchism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781469652856
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652856.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ariel Mae Lambe, author
University of Connecticut