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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
LC call number
F1788
LC item number
.H38 2008
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
u1213313
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 578 p.
Isbn
9781851099849
Isbn Type
(hard copy : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007018990
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)126228180
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
u1213313
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 578 p.
Isbn
9781851099849
Isbn Type
(hard copy : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007018990
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)126228180

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