Cuban Studies 41 (Pittsburgh Cuban Studies #41) (Hardcover)
University of Pittsburgh Press, 9780822944010, 284pp.
Publication Date: January 25, 2010
Cuban Studies 41 presents topics from across the cultural and political spectrum, including essays on: the ideology behind United States foreign policy toward Cuba; a gendered study of Cubans who migrate to other countries; Cuban social policy on inequality; fifty years of Cuban medical diplomacy; the fifty-year relationship between Havana and Moscow; film posters from ICAIC (Cuban Institute for Cinematographic Arts) that promoted the exhibition of Cuban and foreign films for the first time, created a new graphic movement, and transformed the look of Cuban cities and buildings; national cultural policy and the visual arts in the aftermath of the “Grey Years;” and a look at the global influence of Havana cigars.
About the Author
Louis A. Pérez Jr. is J. Carlyle Sitterson Professor of History at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Catherine Krull is associate professor of sociology at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.
Soraya Castro is researcher and professor at the Center for the Study of the United States, Havana University, Cuba