Guantánamo Public Memory Project


Limited Bibliography

Giorgio Agamben. State of Exception (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005).

Olga Miranda Bravo.  La Base Yanqui de Guantánamo  (Havana:  Editorial Ciencias Sociales, 1998).

Jess Bravin. The Terror Courts: Rough Justice at Guantanamo Bay (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013).  Available for purchase here.

Jana Evans Braziel.  “Haiti, Guantánamo, and the ‘One Indispensable Nation’: U.S. Imperialism, ‘Apparent States,’ and Postcolonial Problematics of Sovereignty.” Cultural Critique No. 64 (Autumn, 2006), pp. 127-160.

Elizabeth Campisi.  “Guantánamo:  Culture, Trauma and the Cuban rafter Crisis of 1994-1996.”  PhD Diss, SUNY Albany, 2008.

_________________“Talking Cure:  Trauma, Narrative and the Cuban Rafter Crisis.”  In Stephen Sloan and Mark Cave, Eds., Oral History and Crises (New York:  Oxford University Press, forthcoming).

Fidel Castro, with Olga Miranda and Roger Ricardo.  Guantanamo: Why the Illegal US Base Should Be Returned to Cuba.  (Ocean Press, 2010).

Jorge Dominguez.  “The @#$%& Missile Crisis (Or, What was ‘Cuban’ about U.S. Decisions during the Cuban Missile Crisis?),” Diplomatic History, vol. 24, no. 2 (Spring 2000): 305-315.

­­­­­­­_____________.  “Cuba and the Pax Americana: U.S.-Cuban Relations Post-1990,” in Between Compliance and Conflict: East Asia, Latin America, and the “New” Pax Americana, eds. Jorge I. Domínguez and Byung-Kook Kim (New York: Routledge, 2005): 193-217.

Brandt Goldstein.  Storming the Court:  How a Band of Law Students Fought the President – and Won (Scribner, 2005).

Montgomery J, Granger. Saving Grace at Guantanamo Bay: A Memoir of a Citizen Warrior (Houston: Eloquent Books, 2010).  Available for purchase here.

Karen Greenberg. The Least Worst Place: Guantánamo’s First 100 Days (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009).

Jonathan Hansen. Guantanamo: An American History (New York: Hill and Wang, 2011).

Terry C. Holdbrooks, Jr. Traitor? (North Charleston: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013).

Amy Kaplan. “Where is Guantanamo?” American Quarterly September 2005 (v. 57, no. 3) pp. 831-858.

Paul Kramer. “The Water Cure,” The New Yorker, February 28, 2005.

Jana Lipman. Guantanamo: A Working-Class History between Empire and Revolution (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008).

Alessandra Lorini. “Cuba Libre and American Imperial Nationalism,” in Contested Democracy: Freedom, Race and Power in American History, Manisha Sinha and Penny von Eschen, eds. (New York: Columbia University Press, 2007) pp. 191-214.

Lauren Martin and Matthew Mitchelson. “Geographies of Detention and Imprisonment: Interrogating Spatial Practices of Confinement, Discipline, Law, and State Power,” Geography Compass January 2009 (v. 3, no. 1) pp. 459-477.

Theodore K. Mason.  Across the Cactus Curtain:  The Story of Guantánamo Bay (Dodd, Mead & Company 1984).

Marion Emerson Murphy.  The History of Guantánamo Bay (U.S. Navy Historian’s Office, 1953).

Gretchen Murphy. “The Burden of Whiteness,” in Shadowing the White Man’s Burden: US Imperialism and the Problem of the Color Line (New York: New York University Press, 2010) pp. 29-57.

Gerald Neuman.  “Anomalous Zones,”  Stanford Law Review 48 (May 1996).

_____________  “Closing the Guantanamo Loophole,” 50 Loyola Law Review 1 (2004).

Naomi Paik.  “Testifying to Rightlessness: Haitian Refugees Speaking from Guantánamo.”  Social Text 2010 28(3 104): 39-65.

Louis Perez.  The War of 1898: The United States and Cuba in History and Historiography (University of North Carolina, 1998).

Ann Laura Stoler. “Tense and Tender Ties: The Politics of Comparison in North American History and (Post) Colonial Studies,” in Journal of American History, December 2001 (v. 88, no.3) pp. 829-865.

Michael Strauss. The Leasing of Guantanamo Bay (London: Praeger, 2009).

Stephen Schwab. Guantánamo, USA: The Untold History of America’s Cuban Outpost (Kansas: University of Kansas Press, 2009).

Tim Weiner.  Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA (New York:  Doubelday, 2007).


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