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Author Swanger, Joanna, 1968- author

Title Rebel lands of Cuba : the campesino struggles of Oriente and Escambray, 1934-1974 / Joanna Swanger
Published Lanham : Lexington Books, [2015]
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Contents Introduction: Rebel lands of Cuba : the campesino struggles of Oriente and Escambray, 1934-1974 -- Setting the scene : life at the local level, 1934-1958 -- Guajiro, redeemer of the nation : white masculinity and state formation, 1934-1952 -- Organization and collective resistance in Oriente, 1934-1956 -- Atomized land battles in Escambray, 1934-1952 -- The insurrection -- Oriente : the revolutionary showcase -- Counter-revolution in Escambray : interregnum and reconquest -- Epilogue: The Grupo Teatro Escambray
Summary "This comparative history of Cuban campesinos, from 1934 to 1974, covers two regions marked by extreme differences in race, gender, and land tenure: Oriente and Escambray. The author examines the largely suppressed history of a region whose name has been expunged from the historical record to explore the question of why campesinos participated in both revolution and the counterrevolution"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Government, Resistance to -- Cuba -- History -- 20th century.
Land tenure -- Political aspects -- Cuba -- History -- 20th century.
Peasant uprisings -- Cuba -- History -- 20th century.
Race -- Political aspects -- Cuba -- History -- 20th century.
Regionalism -- Cuba -- History -- 20th century.
Sex role -- Political aspects -- Cuba -- History -- 20th century.
Escambray Mountains (Cuba) -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Escambray Mountains (Cuba) -- Rural conditions.
Oriente (Cuba : Province) -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Oriente (Cuba : Province) -- Rural conditions.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1498506607 (electronic bk)
9781498506601 (electronic bk)