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Cuba, And the Cubans

by Richard B. Kimball

  • 296 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Afchron.Com .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Latin America - General,
  • Caribbean & West Indies - Cuba,
  • Journalism,
  • History,
  • History: World

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRashad Hasan (Compiler)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9387505M
    ISBN 101892824299
    ISBN 109781892824295
    OCLC/WorldCa144548561

    Jul 12,  · Eire was one of thousands of children airlifted as part of Operation Pedro Pan from Cuba in His painful memoir, which won the National Book Award, depicts a . In contrast to official history, a one-dimensional story of good versus evil, the three life histories related here portray close-up the ecstasies and the agonies of the revolution’s first ten years. They capture, in miniature, Cubans’ contradictory feelings and memories .

    The book is a part of Oxford's new What Everyone Needs to Know series and is designed to be a comprehensive, accessible resource on the unique history of . Jan 03,  · Cuba became economically isolated from its northern neighbour as it developed close links to the Soviet Union. However, the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early s isolated Cuba still further, bringing on what Cubans euphemistically call the período especial (“special period”), a time of widespread shortages and financial.

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