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Imaging the Chinese in Cuban Literature and Culture

Imaging the Chinese in Cuban Literature and Culture

Ignacio López-Calvo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032405
eISBN:
9780813039466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032405.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

More than 150 years ago, the first Chinese contract laborers (“coolies”) arrived in Cuba to work the colonial plantations. Eventually, over 150,000 Chinese immigrated to the island, and their ... More

Immigration and National Identities in Latin America

Immigration and National Identities in Latin America

Nicola Foote and Michael Goebel (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060002
eISBN:
9780813050461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060002.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book provides a comprehensive, comparative overview of immigration to Latin America, and presents original insight into the significance of immigration for regional national identities. The book ... More

In Defiance of BoundariesAnarchism in Latin American History

In Defiance of Boundaries: Anarchism in Latin American History

Geoffroy de Laforcade and Kirwin Shaffer (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061108
eISBN:
9780813051383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061108.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The intent of this book is to sample research on Latin American anarchist traditions and legacies from a variety of historiographical perspectives, ranging from labor and social history to ... More

An Incurable PastNasser's Egypt Then and Now

An Incurable Past: Nasser's Egypt Then and Now

Meriam N. Belli

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044040
eISBN:
9780813046235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044040.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book is a history of vernacular experiences of the 1950s and 1960s in Egypt. It focuses on schooling, conflict, and spirituality and discusses the political and cultural legacy of the Nasser ... More

Indigenous Passages to Cuba, 1515-1900

Indigenous Passages to Cuba, 1515-1900

Jason M. Yaremko

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062808
eISBN:
9780813051765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062808.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book focuses on the dynamic of migrations in Spanish America during the colonial period, following a series of movements and migrations from their origins in several regions of North America ... More

Inter-Arab AlliancesRegime Security and Jordanian Foreign Policy

Inter-Arab Alliances: Regime Security and Jordanian Foreign Policy

Curtis R. Ryan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033075
eISBN:
9780813039558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033075.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

There is a method to the apparent madness of Arab politics. In a region where friends can become enemies and enemies become friends seemingly at the drop of the hat, this book argues that there is ... More

The Invention of the Beautiful GameFootball and the Making of Modern Brazil

The Invention of the Beautiful Game: Football and the Making of Modern Brazil

Gregg Bocketti

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062556
eISBN:
9780813051574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062556.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book explains how Brazilian football (soccer) became Brazilian, showing that this was a matter of choices made by Brazilian nationalists rather than an outgrowth of any “authentic” Brazilian ... More

Islam and the Americas

Islam and the Americas

Aisha Khan (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060132
eISBN:
9780813050584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060132.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Islam and the Americas gathers together the work of twelve scholars from anthropology, history, sociology, political science, literature, and religious studies, whose interdisciplinary contributions ... More

Istwa Across the WaterHaitian History, Memory, and the Cultural Imagination

Istwa Across the Water: Haitian History, Memory, and the Cultural Imagination

Toni Pressley-Sanon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813054407
eISBN:
9780813053141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054407.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Istwa across the Water draws on the historian and poet Kamau Brathwaite’s concept of tidalectics as cultural exchange that is patterned after the back and forth movement of the ocean’s waves, to ... More

Kosher Feijoada and Other Paradoxes of Jewish Life in São Paulo

Kosher Feijoada and Other Paradoxes of Jewish Life in São Paulo

Misha Klein

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039879
eISBN:
9780813043784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039879.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In spite of exclusion and persecution under Portuguese colonial rule, today the world's largest Catholic country is home to the second largest Jewish community in Latin America. Being Jewish in ... More

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