Cuban Studies is the preeminent journal for scholarly work on Cuba. Each volume includes articles in English and Spanish, a large book review section, and an exhaustive compilation of recent works in the field.Cuban Studies 39 includes essays on: the recent transformation of the Cuban film animation industry and its continuing cultural impact; the influence of the liberal agenda of Justo Rufino Barrios on Jose Marti; a profile of the music of the Special Period and its social commentary; an in-depth examination of the contents, important themes, and enormous research potential of the Miscelanea de Expedientes collection at the Cuban National Archive; and a realistic assessment on the political future of Cuba. Beginning with volume 34 (2003), the publication is available electronically through Project MUSE¨. More information can be found at http://muse.jhu.edu/publishers/pitt_press/.
Louis A. Perez Jr. is J. Carlyle Sitterson Professor of History at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.learn more