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Cuba : a global studies handbook, Ted A. Henken

Label
Cuba : a global studies handbook
Title
Cuba
Title remainder
a global studies handbook
Statement of responsibility
Ted A. Henken
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
972.9106/4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
Series statement
ABC-CLIO's global studies : Latin America & the Caribbean
Label
Cuba : a global studies handbook, Ted A. Henken
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 517-554) and index
Contents
  • pt. 1. Narrative section -- 1. Geography and history -- Geography -- Geographical location : "Cuba is the key" -- Geographical features : topography, climate, flora and fauna, and conservation -- History -- Pre-Columbian history and the Spanish conquest -- Depopulation and abandonment, 1540-1760 -- La Prosperidad Británica : the British occupation of Havana, 1762-1763 -- Sugar and slavery : Cuban economy and society, 1763-1886 -- The end of Cuban slavery, 1880-1886 -- Independence and its aftermath, 1868-1901 -- A dubious independence, 1902-1928 -- The fall of Machado and the rise of Batista, 1928-1940 -- The end of the Grau government and the rise of Fulgencio Batista, 1934-1940 -- Years of hope and betrayal, 1940-1952 -- The Cuban insurgency, 1953-1958 : the rise of Fidel Castro -- The revolution begins now, 1959-1962 -- Conclusion : the ignorance and arrogance of U.S. policy -- 2. Economics and development -- Introduction -- Cuba's economic history and the socioeconomic problems of the 1950s -- Economic experimentation and collectivization, 1959-1970 -- Che Guevara, the "new man, " and the great debate -- The radical experiment and the "revolutionary offensive, " 1966-1970 -- From radicalism to socialism, 1971-1985 -- The rectification process : from Perestroika to La Espera Estoica, 1986-1989 -- From socialism to survival during the "special period, " 1990-1996 -- The fall of Cuba's sugar kingdom -- External economic reform and tourism -- Domestic economic reform, the "second economy, " and self-employment -- Economic retrenchment and recentralization, 1996-2006 -- Inequality and social contradictions in today's Cuba -- Conclusion -- 3. Institutions -- Introduction -- Consolidation, radicalization, and charismatic leadership, 1959-1970 -- Early revolutionary decrees -- The consolidation and radicalization of the revolution -- Mass organizations -- Castro as a charismatic hero -- Bureaucratic authority, institutionalization, and people's power, 1970-1989 -- The Cuban Communist Party (PCC) -- The National Assembly (ANPP) -- Cuban elections and the organs of people's power -- Economic crisis, reform, and emergent civil society, 1990-2006 -- The Fourth Party Congress of 1991 and the constitutional revisions on 1992 -- Human rights, political prisoners, and opposition groups -- The emergence of civil society -- Defense, security, education, and health -- The Revolutionary Army Forces (FAR) -- The Ministry of the Interior (MININT) -- Education and health care -- Conclusion -- 4. Culture and society -- Faith and family -- National identity and frustrated nationalism, Cubanía and Intransigencia -- Race and sexuality, between progress and paternalism -- Cuban-Americans, from exiles to immigrants -- Cuban music -- The son -- The rumba -- The danzón, canción, and the punto guajiro -- Authenticity and crossover : the "rhumba, " conga, mambo, and cha-cha-chá -- The son afro -- The "rhumba" -- The conga -- The mambo -- From the mambo to Afro-Cuban jazz (Latin jazz) -- The cha-cha-chá -- Cuban music in revolution and exile : from salsa to songo, and trova to timba -- Salsa -- Nueva trova -- Irakere and Cuban jazz -- Songo, timba, and Cuban hip-hop -- Revolutionary Cuban cinema -- Cuban literature, the avant-garde vs. the vanguard -- Colonial literature -- Literature of the republic -- Literature under the revolution -- Conclusion --
  • pt. 2. Reference section -- Key events in Cuban history -- Significant people, places, and events -- Cuban language, food etiquette, and holidays -- Language, names, and greetings -- Alphabet, pronunciation, and basic rules of stress and accent -- Characteristics of Cuban Spanish -- Socio-lismo and el choteo -- Names -- Greetings (words and gestures) -- Cuban cuisine and beverages -- Etiquette -- Holidays -- Directory of Cuba-related organizations, on-line publications, and Websites -- Educational/academic -- Educational and academic institutions in Cuba -- Government, NGOs, and think tanks -- Cuban government organization and sites -- U.S. government organizations and sites -- Independent research and public policy institutions -- Business and economic -- Art and culture -- Democracy and human rights -- Diaspora and exile organizations -- Travel and tourism -- Religious -- News sources -- Miscellaneous -- Annotated bibliography -- Books -- General and miscellaneous -- Geography, history, and biography -- Cuba's economy -- Cuban institutions -- Cuban identity, culture, and society -- Cuban language, food, etiquette, and holidays -- Videos, documentaries, and feature films -- Discography of Cuban music
Control code
ocn126228180
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 578 p.
Isbn
9781851099849
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007018990
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781851099849
Label
Cuba : a global studies handbook, Ted A. Henken
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 517-554) and index
Contents
  • pt. 1. Narrative section -- 1. Geography and history -- Geography -- Geographical location : "Cuba is the key" -- Geographical features : topography, climate, flora and fauna, and conservation -- History -- Pre-Columbian history and the Spanish conquest -- Depopulation and abandonment, 1540-1760 -- La Prosperidad Británica : the British occupation of Havana, 1762-1763 -- Sugar and slavery : Cuban economy and society, 1763-1886 -- The end of Cuban slavery, 1880-1886 -- Independence and its aftermath, 1868-1901 -- A dubious independence, 1902-1928 -- The fall of Machado and the rise of Batista, 1928-1940 -- The end of the Grau government and the rise of Fulgencio Batista, 1934-1940 -- Years of hope and betrayal, 1940-1952 -- The Cuban insurgency, 1953-1958 : the rise of Fidel Castro -- The revolution begins now, 1959-1962 -- Conclusion : the ignorance and arrogance of U.S. policy -- 2. Economics and development -- Introduction -- Cuba's economic history and the socioeconomic problems of the 1950s -- Economic experimentation and collectivization, 1959-1970 -- Che Guevara, the "new man, " and the great debate -- The radical experiment and the "revolutionary offensive, " 1966-1970 -- From radicalism to socialism, 1971-1985 -- The rectification process : from Perestroika to La Espera Estoica, 1986-1989 -- From socialism to survival during the "special period, " 1990-1996 -- The fall of Cuba's sugar kingdom -- External economic reform and tourism -- Domestic economic reform, the "second economy, " and self-employment -- Economic retrenchment and recentralization, 1996-2006 -- Inequality and social contradictions in today's Cuba -- Conclusion -- 3. Institutions -- Introduction -- Consolidation, radicalization, and charismatic leadership, 1959-1970 -- Early revolutionary decrees -- The consolidation and radicalization of the revolution -- Mass organizations -- Castro as a charismatic hero -- Bureaucratic authority, institutionalization, and people's power, 1970-1989 -- The Cuban Communist Party (PCC) -- The National Assembly (ANPP) -- Cuban elections and the organs of people's power -- Economic crisis, reform, and emergent civil society, 1990-2006 -- The Fourth Party Congress of 1991 and the constitutional revisions on 1992 -- Human rights, political prisoners, and opposition groups -- The emergence of civil society -- Defense, security, education, and health -- The Revolutionary Army Forces (FAR) -- The Ministry of the Interior (MININT) -- Education and health care -- Conclusion -- 4. Culture and society -- Faith and family -- National identity and frustrated nationalism, Cubanía and Intransigencia -- Race and sexuality, between progress and paternalism -- Cuban-Americans, from exiles to immigrants -- Cuban music -- The son -- The rumba -- The danzón, canción, and the punto guajiro -- Authenticity and crossover : the "rhumba, " conga, mambo, and cha-cha-chá -- The son afro -- The "rhumba" -- The conga -- The mambo -- From the mambo to Afro-Cuban jazz (Latin jazz) -- The cha-cha-chá -- Cuban music in revolution and exile : from salsa to songo, and trova to timba -- Salsa -- Nueva trova -- Irakere and Cuban jazz -- Songo, timba, and Cuban hip-hop -- Revolutionary Cuban cinema -- Cuban literature, the avant-garde vs. the vanguard -- Colonial literature -- Literature of the republic -- Literature under the revolution -- Conclusion --
  • pt. 2. Reference section -- Key events in Cuban history -- Significant people, places, and events -- Cuban language, food etiquette, and holidays -- Language, names, and greetings -- Alphabet, pronunciation, and basic rules of stress and accent -- Characteristics of Cuban Spanish -- Socio-lismo and el choteo -- Names -- Greetings (words and gestures) -- Cuban cuisine and beverages -- Etiquette -- Holidays -- Directory of Cuba-related organizations, on-line publications, and Websites -- Educational/academic -- Educational and academic institutions in Cuba -- Government, NGOs, and think tanks -- Cuban government organization and sites -- U.S. government organizations and sites -- Independent research and public policy institutions -- Business and economic -- Art and culture -- Democracy and human rights -- Diaspora and exile organizations -- Travel and tourism -- Religious -- News sources -- Miscellaneous -- Annotated bibliography -- Books -- General and miscellaneous -- Geography, history, and biography -- Cuba's economy -- Cuban institutions -- Cuban identity, culture, and society -- Cuban language, food, etiquette, and holidays -- Videos, documentaries, and feature films -- Discography of Cuban music
Control code
ocn126228180
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 578 p.
Isbn
9781851099849
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007018990
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781851099849

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