Where the Boys Are: Cuba, Cold War and the Making of a New Left

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This work discusses US-Latin relations in the 1950s. Van Gosse investigates the alliance of North American intellectuals, old leftists and rebellious youth which came together through the inspiration of Fidel Castro's revolutionary guerillas. Gosse draws equally on cultural and political materials to argue that the peculiar conjuncture of 1950s America produced the first great Latin American solidarity movement, The Fair Play for Cuba Committee. He demonstrates the hostility of American liberal opinion towards the Cuban ...

Where the Boys Are: Cuba, Cold War and the Making of a New Left 1993, Verso, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780860914167

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