Eight anthropologists, sociologists, and historians probe the oppositional narratives created by Chinese rural intellectuals, èmigrè Croats, and organized dissenters such as the Djilas of Yugoslavia who constructed and maintained oppositional histories in state socialist societies.
The thirteen original essays in this volume explore the dynamics of continuity, conflict, and change in Cuba. Analyzed here are the historical trends and patterns of conflict in Cuba compared to contradictions that inevitably arise in any political system.
"Gómez-Quiñones sharply analyzes and interprets the past fifty years of the Movimiento . . . Anyone attempting to understand the unfolding political scenario of the '90s will find this an indispensable volume."—Choice