In recent years, scholars of Latin America and the Caribbean have opened the field of solidarity studies. Much of the work in this realm revisits social movements of the mid- and late twentieth century, paying special attention to the transnational connections created and maintained by grassroots activists in different sites of the Americas and the world. By revealing the complex intertwining of local, regional, and global contexts, these scholars are broadening our view of the Cold War era beyond the heretofore dominant East-West framework.

This edited collection offers a new angle to solidarity studies by emphasizing visual culture and performance art. Rather than treat plays, novels, posters, street protest art, and other creations simply as byproducts of a highly politicized period, the contributors to this volume examine the actual work of cultural and artistic production within solidarity movements. As the volume editors...

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