Ford-lasa special projects proposal project title: marxist theory in the history of the latin american left rojas, rafael essays in cuban intellectual history. Rojas admits early on that new york's critical debates on the cuban revolution naturally had few effects on washington's approach to cuba fighting over fidel is intellectual history entirely for its own sake, and as such, it succeeds. Essays in cuban intellectual history well-known essayist and cuban historian rafael rojas presents a collection of his best work, one which focuses on--and offers alternatives to--the central myths that have organized cuban culture from the nineteenth century to the present. The new text of the revolution / rafael rojas 33 3 writing the revolution's history out of closed archives in essays on agrarian reform, the environment, dance.
Cr: the new centennial review - rafael rojas and luis p aguilar-moreno, 2002 journal | recommended (should read) essays in cuban intellectual history: new concepts in latino american cultures - rafael. These 20 essays discuss his profoundly influential approach to transculturation, afro-latin culture, race relations, and such major themes in cuban society and history as the roles of tobacco and sugar, civil society, religion and law, national identity, intellectual and political dynamics during the republic, music, and literature. The new york intellectuals and the cuban revolution rafael rojas rojas uses fighting over fidel to examine wing intellectual support for the cuban revolution.
Essays in cuban intellectual history (new concepts in latino american cultures) - rafael rojas download essays in cuban intellectual history (new concepts in latino american cultures)rafael rojas type: ebook released: 2008 page count: 208 format: pdf language: english isbn-10: 0230603009 isbn-13: 9780230603004 review essays in cuban. Essays in cuban intellectual history by rafael rojas, 9780230603004, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Find great deals on ebay for cuban history books shop with confidence. Rojas is one of cuba's most distinguished caribbean historians and cultural critics, and a renowned scholar and writer of latin america history the author of more than 15 books and 100 scholarly essays, he has won numerous international awards, including the premio matías romero (2001) and the anagrama essay award (2006.
A minimal history of the cuban revolution (historia minima de ia revoluci6n cubana) book presentation by author rafael rojas june 2, 2015 6:30 pm books & books 265 aragon ave, coral gables. On becoming cuban :identity, nationality, and culture /louis a pérez, jr intimations of modernity :culture and society in nineteenth-century essays in cuban intellectual history /by rafael rojas. Table of contents for the cuban republic and josé martí : reception and use of a national symbol / edited by mauricio a font and alfonso w quiroz, available from the library of congress.
Essays in cuban intellectual history /by rafael rojas cuba :idea of a nation displaced /edited by andrea o'reilly herrera the portable island :cubans at home in the world /edited by ruth behar. Rafael rojas rafael rojas is a cuban historian and essayist, and a professor of history at the centro de investigación y docencia económicas (cide) in mexico city. Rafael rojas is a cuban historian and essayist, and a professor of history at the centro de investigacio´n y docencia econo´micas (cide) in mexico city he is the author of several books on intellectual history and politics in cuba.
Fighting over fidel: the new york intellectuals and the cuban revolution by rafael rojas princeton university press 312 pp $35 one of the sharpest divides between political and intellectual. Essays in this volume analyze and celebrate his contribution to scholarship in cuban history, the social sciences—notably anthropology—and law, religion and national identity, literature, and music. Rafael rojas is a renowned scholar and writer of latin america history the author of more than 17 books and 100 scholarly essays, he has won numerous international awards, including the premio matías romero (2001), the anagrama essay award (2006), and the premio internacional de ensayo isabel polanco (2009.
Rafael rojas's latest book, fighting over fidel: the new york intellectuals and the cuban revolution, surveys these heated debates it's a task he's eminently qualified for rojas is a prominent cuban intellectual who has worked and lived for many years in mexico city. Without a doubt, the cuban revolution was the most important event (or perhaps process) in cuba's 20th-century political history but it was also an important event in intellectual history, and it is this aspect that rafael rojas's new book asks us to consider.
Publication of essays in cuban intellectual history, rafael rojas's first book in english 1 it seems fair to say that he attempts to face this challenge head on and that his way of doing so deserves recognition, as well as a. Essays in cuban intellectual history (new concepts in latino american cultures) - rafael rojas. None of these essays digs very deeply into the complex scholarly world of ortiz, although the volume offers a small number of excellent, insightful presentations by carmen almodóvar, fernando coronil, alejandra bronfman, rafael rojas and roberto gonzález echevarrá that do.