The Resource Sexual revolutions in Cuba: : passion, politics, and memory, (ebook)

Sexual revolutions in Cuba: : passion, politics, and memory, (ebook)

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Sexual revolutions in Cuba: : passion, politics, and memory
Title
Sexual revolutions in Cuba:
Title remainder
passion, politics, and memory
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Language
eng
Summary
In Sexual Revolutions in Cuba Carrie Hamilton delves into the relationship between passion and politics in revolutionary Cuba to present a comprehensive history of sexuality on the island from the triumph of the Revolution in 1959 into the twenty-first century. Drawing on an unused body of oral history interviews as well as press accounts, literary works, and other published sources, Hamilton pushes beyond official government rhetoric and explores how the wider changes initiated by the Revolution have affected the sexual lives of Cuban citizens. She foregrounds the memories and emotions of ordinary Cubans and compares these experiences with changing policies and wider social, political, and economic developments to reveal the complex dynamic between sexual desire and repression in revolutionary Cuba. Showing how revolutionary and prerevolutionary values coexist in a potent and sometimes contradictory mix, Hamilton addresses changing patterns in heterosexual relations, competing views of masculinity and femininity, same-sex relationships and homophobia, AIDS, sexual violence, interracial relationships, and sexual tourism. Hamilton's examination of sexual experiences across generations and social groups demonstrates that sexual politics have been integral to the construction of a new revolutionary Cuban society
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Midwest
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1966-
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Hamilton, Carrie
Dewey number
306.76097291/09045
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Envisioning Cuba
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  • Sex
  • Cubans
  • Homosexuality
  • Oral history
  • Electronic books
  • Cuba
  • Cuba
Target audience
adult
Label
Sexual revolutions in Cuba: : passion, politics, and memory, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807882511
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11719610
Specific material designation
remote
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11719610
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MWT11719610
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Sexual revolutions in Cuba: : passion, politics, and memory, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807882511
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11719610
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11719610
System control number
MWT11719610
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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