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Caviar with Rum

Cuba-USSR and the Post-Soviet Experience

  • Jacqueline Loss
  • José Manuel Prieto

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction

    1. Jacqueline Loss, José Manuel Prieto
      Pages 1-14
  3. Timeline of Soviet-Russian-Cuban Relations from 1959 to the Present

    1. Jacqueline Loss, José Manuel Prieto
      Pages 15-23
  4. Ostalgie: Cuban Style

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. Aurora Jácome
      Pages 27-35
    3. Reina María Rodríguez
      Pages 37-53
    4. Pedro González Reinoso
      Pages 55-65
  5. Communicating Vessels

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 67-67
    2. Ernesto Menéndez-Conde
      Pages 85-94
    3. Carlos Espinosa Domínguez
      Pages 109-117
  6. The Recalcitrant Ajiaco

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 131-131
    2. Tonel
      Pages 161-169
    3. Jacqueline Loss
      Pages 183-196
  7. The Imaginary Tractor

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 197-197
    2. Ariana Hernández-Reguant
      Pages 199-209
    3. Yoss
      Pages 211-225
  8. Diplomatic and Economic Coquetterie

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 227-227
    2. Mervyn J. Bain
      Pages 239-249
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 251-262

About this book

Introduction

Consisting of sixteen essays by renowned writers and artists, Caviar with Rum: Cuba-USSR and the Post-Soviet Experience is the first book of its kind to bring to life how and why the Soviet period is revisited in Cuban memory these days and what that means for creative production and the future of geopolitics.

Keywords

children Generation history Martí memory revolution Russia socialism Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)

Editors and affiliations

  • Jacqueline Loss
    • 1
  • José Manuel Prieto
    • 2
  1. 1.University of ConnecticutUSA
  2. 2.Seton Hall UniversityUSA

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