Cold War Exiles in Mexico: U.S. Dissidents and the Culture of Critical Resistance

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The onset of the Cold War in the 1940s and 1950s precipitated the exile of many U.S. writers, artists, and filmmakers to Mexico. Rebecca M. Schreiber illuminates the work of these cultural exiles in Mexico City and Cuernavaca and reveals how their artistic collaborations formed a vital and effective culture of resistance. As Schreiber recounts, the first exiles to arrive in Mexico after World War II were visual artists, many of them African-American, including Elizabeth Catlett, Charles White, and John Wilson. Individuals ...

Cold War Exiles in Mexico: U.S. Dissidents and the Culture of Critical Resistance 2008, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816643080

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Cold War Exiles in Mexico: U.S. Dissidents and the Culture of Critical Resistance 2008, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816643073

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