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El Techo de la BallenaRetro-Modernity in Venezuela

El Techo de la Ballena: Retro-Modernity in Venezuela

María C. Gaztambide

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781683400707
eISBN:
9781683400851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400707.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In El Techo de la Ballena, María C. Gaztambi depresents an account of the visual arts production of the Caracas-based collective El Techo de la Ballena (active 1961−69). In spite of evident ... More

Labor Politics in Latin AmericaDemocracy and Worker Organization in the Neoliberal Era

Labor Politics in Latin America: Democracy and Worker Organization in the Neoliberal Era

Paul W. Posner, Viviana Patroni, and Jean François Mayer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400455
eISBN:
9781683400677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400455.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Labor Politics in Latin America assesses the capacity of working-class organizations to represent and advance working people’s demands in the era of globalization and neoliberalism, in which capital ... More

Mestizo ModernityRace, Technology, and the Body in Post-Revolutionary Mexico

Mestizo Modernity: Race, Technology, and the Body in Post-Revolutionary Mexico

David S. Dalton (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400394
eISBN:
9781683400523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400394.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Mexico’s traumatic Revolution (1910–1917) attested to stark divisions that had existed in the country for many years. Following the conflict, postrevolutionary leaders attempted to unify the ... More

Transnational HispaniolaNew Directions in Haitian and Dominican Studies

Transnational Hispaniola: New Directions in Haitian and Dominican Studies

April J. Mayes and Kiran C. Jayaram (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400387
eISBN:
9781683400653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400387.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The contributors to Transnational Hispaniola: New Directions in Haitian and Dominican Studies elaborate new methodologies and forge new questions in research about Haiti and the Dominican Republic. ... More

Migrants and Political Change in Latin America

Migrants and Political Change in Latin America

Luis F. Jiménez

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400370
eISBN:
9781683400646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400370.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In Migrants and Political Change in Latin America, Luis Jiménez looks at how migrants are changing the politics of their country of origin. It argues that migrants can do this in three distinct ways: ... More

Key to the New WorldA History of Early Colonial Cuba

Key to the New World: A History of Early Colonial Cuba

Luis Martínez-Fernández

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781683400325
eISBN:
9781683400981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400325.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Key to the New World is the first comprehensive English-language history of early colonial Cuba published in the last 100 years. It is divided into eight chapters that cover a range of topics since ... More

Dancing in BlacknessA Memoir

Dancing in Blackness: A Memoir

Halifu Osumare

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056616
eISBN:
9780813053530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056616.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Dancing in Blackness: A Memoir explores a black female dancer’s personal journey over four decades across three continents and numerous countries. The author situates herself in the 1960s Black Arts ... 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

Who Owns Haiti?People, Power, and Sovereignty

Who Owns Haiti?: People, Power, and Sovereignty

Robert Maguire and Scott Freeman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062266
eISBN:
9780813051987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062266.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Who Owns Haiti addresses a provocative and complex question, one arguably at the heart of Haitian studies and Haiti’s history. This edited volume calls into question the role of external actors in ... More

Dance and GenderAn Evidence-Based Approach

Dance and Gender: An Evidence-Based Approach

Wendy Oliver and Doug Risner (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062662
eISBN:
9780813051956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062662.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Driven by exacting methods and hard data, this volume reveals gender dynamics within the dance world in the twenty-first century. It provides concrete evidence about how gender impacts the daily ... More

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