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C. Wright Mills and the Cuban Revolution : an exercise in the art of sociological imagination

A. Javier Treviño 1958- author.

2017

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  • Title:
    C. Wright Mills and the Cuban Revolution : an exercise in the art of sociological imagination
  • Author: A. Javier Treviño 1958- author.
  • Description: The Cuban summer of C. Wright Mills -- Insurrection, revolution, invasion -- Mills on individuals, intellectuals, and interviewing -- Recorded interviews with Cuban officials -- Recorded interviews with Cuban citizens -- Fellow-traveling with Fidel -- The book that sold half a million copies -- Confronting the enemy.
    "A. Javier Treviño reconsiders the opinions, perspectives, and insights of the Cubans that the ... sociologist C. Wright Mills interviewed during his visit to the island in 1960. On returning to the United States, MIlls wrote a small paperback on much of what he had heard and seen, which he published as 'Listen, Yankee: The Revolution in Cuba.' Those interviews - now transcribed and translated - are interwoven here with extensive annotations to explain and contextualize their content. Readers will be able to 'hear' Mills as an expert interviewer and ascertain how he used what he learned from his informants"--
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : University of North Carolina Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (263 pages) : illustrations, maps.
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-4696-3312-4;ISBN 1-4696-3311-6
  • Subjects: Mills, C. Wright (Charles Wright), 1916-1962; Sociologists -- United States -- History -- 20th century; Cuba -- History -- Revolution, 1959 -- Interviews; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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