Cuban Studies 38

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Louis A. Perez, Jr.
University of Pittsburgh Press, Jan 27, 2008 - History - 288 pages
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Cuban Studies has been published annually by the University of Pittsburgh Press since 1985. Founded in 1970, it is the preeminent journal for scholarly work on Cuba. Each volume includes articles in both English and Spanish, a large book review section, and an exhaustive compilation of recent works in the field.



Widely praised for its interdisciplinary approach and trenchant analysis of an array of topics, each volume features the best scholarship in the humanities and social sciences. Cuban Studies 38 includes essays on the politics of liberation, including: the competing strands of liberalism emanating from Havana in the early nineteenth century; Jose Martí's theory of psychocoloniality; and the relationship between sugar planters, insurgents, and the Spanish military during the revolution.  This volume also reflects on cultural themes, such as the new aesthetics of the everyday in Cuban cinema, the “recovery” of poet José Angel Buesa, and the meaning of Elián Gonzales in the context of life in Miami.



Beginning with volume 34 (2003), the publication is available electronically through Project MUSE®, an award-winning online database of full-text scholarly journals.
 

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Contents

Visions of Identity Exceptionality and Divinity
1
Fernando Pérezs Suite Habana in a Postutopian Cuba
26
The Blazing Cane of Las Villas 18951898
50
4 Algunas reflexiones en torno a la película Alicia en el pueblo de Maravillas
82
entre la colonialidad tenebrosa y la emancipación inalcanzable
100
6 Las corrientes liberales habaneras a través de las publicaciones periódicas de laprimera mitad del siglo xix
125
7 José Ángel Buesa y la impopularidad del éxito
154
Reviews
173
Recent Work in Cuban Studies
205
Contributors
273
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Louis A. Pérez Jr. is J. Carlyle Sitterson Professor of History at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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