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Published: 15 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395836-083
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
... anarchists. It evolved into a guerrilla group influenced by Che Guevara and the Cuban revolution and spent the late 1960s preparing for “armed struggle” against the Chilean “bourgeois state.” But when Allende was elected president, the mir (which was not part of the Popular Unitytheby thegrassroots...
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373841-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7384-1
... 1 E N L IG H T E N M E N T A N D R E V O L U T IO N ; R E V O L U T IO N A N D E N L IG H T E N M E N T A N Y R E F L E C T IO N ON T H E C U L T U R A L O R IG IN S OF T H E French Revolution leads ineluctably back to...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399957-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9995-7
... II NATIONALISM AND DESIRE Poetry, Revolution, Homophobia: Polemics from the Mexican Revolution Los individuos de moralidad dudosa que estan detentando puestos oficiales con sus aetos afeminados, ademas de constituir un...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373940-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7394-0
... In this chapter, Matthew J. Smith asks what was it about C. L. R. James’s intellectual environment in Trinidad that drove his conviction to pursue a study of the Haitian Revolution so passionately? What was James’s knowledge about that event at that point in his life, and what purpose did that...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373940-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7394-0
Published: 29 December 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381129-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8112-9
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-076
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...“Reforms” and Revolution in South Africa Joe Slovo In the early 1980s, President P. W. Botha’s National Party government attempted to persuade the world that it was engaged in a process of reform. The liberation struggle in the 1980s included mass protest as well as armed struggle. But it...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397656-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9765-6
... [ J ] THE RADICALISM OF CONSTITUTIONAL REVOLUTION Legal Positivism and the Weimar Constitution From the point of view of Germany's ruling elites, the First World...
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396406-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9640-6
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-058
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
...The United States Confronts the Revolution Sumner Welles and Cordell Hull The fate of the Revolution of was greatly influenced by the hostile response of the United States to the economic and political nationalism of the Grau administra- tion. United States attitudes toward the...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-072
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
...Castro Announces the Revolution Fidel Castro On  January Fulgencio Batista and his government fled Cuba as the th of July Movement troops marched into Havana. One of the last bastions to fall was the infamous Camp Columbia military barracks outside of the city. On  January Fidel Castro...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-077
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
...In the Fist of the Revolution José Yglesias The revolution became a firm demarcation in most Cubans’ minds that separated ‘‘then’’ from ‘‘now For the rural poor—the majority of the Cuban population—the disappearance of the foreign sugar companies that had dominated their lands, their labor...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-078
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
...The Agrarian Revolution Medea Benjamin, Joseph Collins, and Michael Scott A great paradox of Cuba’s socioeconomic transformation since has been the enor- mously successful changes in the areas of distribution, versus the continuing stumbling blocks in the area of production. The agrarian...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
... VI Culture and Revolution Art was, and is, an integral element in the Cuban revolutionary project of na- tional vindication and social justice. The revolutionary government dedicated enormous resources toward promoting and democratizing the...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-100
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
...The Catholic Church and the Revolution Ernesto Cardenal The Catholic Church was weaker in Cuba than elsewhere in Latin America, and the upper classes predominated among those affiliated with official Catholicism. Never- theless, official Catholicism retained the strongest institutional religious...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-102
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
... VII The Cuban Revolution and the World Revolutionary Cuba played an important role on theworld stage, fora number of reasons. The revolution’s perhaps inevitable conflict with the United States and its alliance with the Soviet Union made it a...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-104
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
...The Cuban Revolution and the New Left Van Gosse In Where the Boys Are: Cuba, Cold War America, and the Making of a New Left, historian Van Gosse argues that Cuba’s Revolution played an important role in the development of what came to be known as the ‘‘New Left’’ in the United States in the...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-105
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
...The U.S. Government Responds to Revolution Foreign Relations of the United States The U.S. government greeted the Cuban Revolution with caution. Internal U.S. gov- ernment correspondence reveals an interlinked set of concerns regarding Cuba’s new government. Castro himself was an unknown...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-118
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
... ongoing process of the Cuban Revolution. A broad understanding of Cuban culture during the revolutionary period is the focus of part VI, ‘‘Culture and Revolution Revolutionizing culture itself—both cre- ating a radically original culture, and democratizing access to what had previ- ously resided in...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-121
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
...The Revolution Turns Forty Saul Landau Over the years the revolution has brought a large number of foreign observers and com- mentators to the island. One of the most frequent visitors is the U.S. filmmaker and journalist Saul Landau, who has been documenting the Cuban Revolution since its...