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Reimagining the Gran ChacoIdentities, Politics, and the Environment in South America

Reimagining the Gran Chaco: Identities, Politics, and the Environment in South America

Silvia Hirsch, Paola Canova, and Mercedes Biocca (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781683402114
eISBN:
9781683402985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683402114.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This volume traces the socioeconomic and environmental changes taking place in the Gran Chaco, a vast and richly biodiverse ecoregion at the intersection of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, and Paraguay. ... More

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

Situated Narratives and Sacred DancePerforming the Entangled Histories of Cuba and West Africa

Situated Narratives and Sacred Dance: Performing the Entangled Histories of Cuba and West Africa

Jill Flanders Crosby and JT Torres

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781683402060
eISBN:
9781683402954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683402060.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Through a revolutionary ethnographic approach that foregrounds storytelling and performance as alternative means of knowledge, this book explores shared ritual traditions between the Anlo-Ewe people ... More

Todd Bolender, Janet Reed, and the Making of American Ballet

Todd Bolender, Janet Reed, and the Making of American Ballet

Martha Ullman West

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780813066776
eISBN:
9780813067070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066776.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Martha Ullman West illustrates how American ballet developed over the course of the twentieth century from an aesthetic originating in the courts of Europe into a stylistically diverse expression of ... 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

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