Cuba in the Special Period

Culture and Ideology in the 1990s

  • Ariana Hernandez-Reguant

Part of the New Concepts in Latino American Cultures book series (NDLAC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Writing the Special Period: An Introduction

    1. Ariana Hernandez-Reguant
      Pages 1-18
  3. Foreign Commerce

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 19-19
    2. Cristina Venegas
      Pages 37-50
  4. Plural Nation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 67-67
    2. Ariana Hernandez-Reguant
      Pages 69-88
    3. Jacqueline Loss
      Pages 105-122
    4. Ariana Hernandez-Reguant
      Pages 123-140
  5. Transnational Publics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. Roberto Zurbano, Kate Levitt
      Pages 143-158
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 197-226

About this book


This collection examines Cuban cultural production during the Special Period of the 1990s, following the collapse of the Soviet Bloc. Contributors address the cultural forms; and the associated ethics and practices of labour, leisure, and bureaucratic organization that arose in the transformation of the socialist cultural infrastructure.


culture ethics identity ideology mayans Nation organization socialism theatre transformation Transnational

Editors and affiliations

  • Ariana Hernandez-Reguant
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of CommunicationUniversity of CaliforniaSan DiegoUSA

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