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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

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

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

Pablo Escobar and Colombian Narcoculture

Pablo Escobar and Colombian Narcoculture

Aldona Bialowas Pobutsky

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401513
eISBN:
9781683402183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401513.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In the years since his death in 1993, Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar has become a globally recognized symbol of crime, wealth, power, and masculinity. In this long-overdue exploration of Escobar’s ... More

Staging DiscomfortPerformance and Queerness in Contemporary Cuba

Staging Discomfort: Performance and Queerness in Contemporary Cuba

Bretton White

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401544
eISBN:
9781683402213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401544.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Staging Discomfort examines how queer bodies are theatrically represented on the Cuban stage in order to re-evaluate the role of categorization as one of the state’s primary revolutionary tools. ... More

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