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Black Women, Citizenship, and the Making of Modern Cuba

Black Women, Citizenship, and the Making of Modern Cuba

Takkara K. Brunson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781683402084
eISBN:
9781683402848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683402084.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In Black Women, Citizenship, and the Making of Modern Cuba, Takkara Brunson traces how women of African descent battled exclusion on multiple fronts and played an important role in forging a modern ... More

Afro-Latinx Digital Connections

Afro-Latinx Digital Connections

Eduard Arriaga and Andrés Villar (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781683402046
eISBN:
9781683402947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683402046.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This volume presents examples of how digital technologies are being used by people of African descent in South America and the Caribbean, a topic that has been overlooked within the field of digital ... More

Cuba's Digital RevolutionCitizen Innovation and State Policy

Cuba's Digital Revolution: Citizen Innovation and State Policy

Ted A. Henken and Sara Garcia Santamaria (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781683402022
eISBN:
9781683402930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683402022.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The triumph of the Cuban Revolution gave the Communist Party a monopoly over both politics and the mass media. However, with the subsequent global proliferation of new information and communication ... More

Toward a Global History of Latin America's Revolutionary Left

Toward a Global History of Latin America's Revolutionary Left

Tanya Harmer and Alberto Martín Álvarez (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781683401698
eISBN:
9781683402350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401698.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Toward a Global History of Latin America’s Revolutionary Left showcases new research on the global reach of Latin American revolutionary movements during the height of the Cold War, mapping out the ... More

Navigating Life and Work in Old Republic São Paulo

Navigating Life and Work in Old Republic São Paulo

Molly C. Ball

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401667
eISBN:
9781683402336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401667.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book examines the experiences of São Paulo’s diverse working class as they encountered rapid urbanization and industrialization brought on by the coffee boom during Brazil’s Old Republic ... More

Wage-Earning SlavesCoartación in Nineteenth-Century Cuba

Wage-Earning Slaves: Coartación in Nineteenth-Century Cuba

Claudia Varella and Manuel Barcia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401650
eISBN:
9781683402329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401650.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Wage-Earning Slaves is the first systematic study of coartación, a process by which slaves worked toward purchasing their freedom in installments, long recognized as a distinctive feature of certain ... More

Univision, Telemundo, and the Rise of Spanish-Language Television in the United States

Univision, Telemundo, and the Rise of Spanish-Language Television in the United States

Craig Allen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401643
eISBN:
9781683402312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401643.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The first completely researched history of U.S. Spanish-language television traces the rise of two foremost, if widely unrecognized, modern American enterprises—the Spanish-language networks ... More

Operation Pedro Pan and the Exodus of Cuba's Children

Operation Pedro Pan and the Exodus of Cuba's Children

Deborah Shnookal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401551
eISBN:
9781683402220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401551.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This in-depth examination of one of the most controversial episodes in U.S.-Cuba relations sheds new light on the program that airlifted 14,000 unaccompanied children to the United States in the wake ... More

The New Brazilian MediascapeTelevision Production in the Digital Streaming Age

The New Brazilian Mediascape: Television Production in the Digital Streaming Age

Eli Lee Carter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401834
eISBN:
9781683403340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401834.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In this book, Eli Carter explores the ways in which the movement away from historically popular telenovelas toward new television and internet series is creating dramatic shifts in how Brazil ... More

Handmade in CubaRolando Estévez and the Beautiful Books of Ediciones Vigía

Handmade in Cuba: Rolando Estévez and the Beautiful Books of Ediciones Vigía

Ruth Behar, Juanamaría Cordones-Cook, and Kristin Schwain (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401520
eISBN:
9781683402190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401520.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Handmade in Cuba is an in-depth examination of Ediciones Vigía, an artisanal press that published exquisite books crafted from everyday supplies during some of Cuba’s most dire economic periods. ... More

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