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Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372967-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7296-7
... written by a man who served in Cuba’s war in Angola. Characters are beautifully drawn. The reader will get a sense of what it might have been like for a Cuban in that far-off land with very different culture and customs, as well as ideological dilemmas around the struggle itself. soldiers...
Published: 13 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393443-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9344-3
Published: 13 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393443-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9344-3
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379423-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7942-3
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375067-031
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7506-7
Published: 24 December 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002628-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0262-8
Published: 17 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373339-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7333-9
... This chapter uses genealogical performances of disability by women such as Joice Heth to understand the spectacle of Miss Landmine Angola, a beauty pageant organized by Morten Traavik for survivors of landmine detonations. Looking at the website and images as a form of archive, I think through...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373865-049
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7386-5
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By Margaret Randall
Published: 07 April 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7296-7
... Algeria Angola South Africa apartheid internationalism ...
Book Chapter

By Hershini Bhana Young
Published: 17 February 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7333-9
... Miss Landmine Angola Morten Traavik Disability Beauty pageant Joice Heth ...
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372967-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7296-7
... This chapter looks at Cuba’s presence in Africa, with special attention to the Angolan war and the end of apartheid in South Africa. In 1975 Angola’s president Agostinho Neto requested Cuban help to rout two mercenary armies supported by apartheid South Africa that were intent on destroying...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... This chapter covers Carter’s initial angry exchanges with Brezhnev, SALT II negotiations, divisions within the administration over policy toward Moscow, and the Vienna summit held in 1979, with Carter’s controversial kiss with Brezhnev. It discusses the Soviet-Cuban offensive in Angola...