Promising Paradise: Cuban Allure, American Seduction

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This title is an exploration of America's fascination with Cuba, featuring more than 150 rare photographs, movie posters and ephemera that promoted Cuba as a glamorous paradise. Midcentury America witnessed a frenzy for Cuba and Latin culture. Beaches, nightclubs and casinos lured tourists south to a tropical playground, while Hollywood celebrities and Cuban performers fueled a craze for rumba, mambo and Afro-Cuban jazz in the States.
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This title is an exploration of America's fascination with Cuba, featuring more than 150 rare photographs, movie posters and ephemera that promoted Cuba as a glamorous paradise. Midcentury America witnessed a frenzy for Cuba and Latin culture. Beaches, nightclubs and casinos lured tourists south to a tropical playground, while Hollywood celebrities and Cuban performers fueled a craze for rumba, mambo and Afro-Cuban jazz in the States.
  • Publisher
    Wolfsonian-Florida International University, the
  • Release
    November 2019
  • Binding
    pb
  • Format
    112 pages. 169 colour & 5 b/w ills. 22.9 x 22.9 cm
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