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  • ISBN: 9781118942284
  • ISBN: 1118942280
  • Physical Description: print
    xiv, 232 pages : maps ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: Malden, MA : Wiley Blackwell, 2015.

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Original edition published in 2011.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 198-213) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Cuba through 1959 -- Experiments with socialism -- Relations with the United States -- Emigration and internationalism -- Art, culture, and revolution -- Cuba diversa -- The "special period": socialism on one island -- Cuba into the twenty-first century.
Summary, etc.: Provides a concise and insightful overview of the background to the revolution and the course it took over five and a half decades. This work presents a concise socio-historical account of the Cuban Revolution of 1959, an event that continues to spark debate 50 years later. It balances a comprehensive overview of the political and economic events of the revolution with a look at the revolution's social impact, and provides an on-the-ground look at the lives of ordinary people. It also features both U.S. and Cuban perspectives to provide a complete and well-rounded look at the revolution and its repercussions, and encourages students to understand history through the viewpoint of individuals living it. -- Publisher description.
Subject: Cuba History Revolution, 1959
Cuba History Revolution, 1959 Influence
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