Impressions of Cuba in the Nineteenth Century

Impressions of Cuba in the Nineteenth Century

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Joseph J. Dimock's descriptions of Cuba in his travel diary provide a remarkable firsthand view of a fascinating period in the island's history. In the mid-nineteenth century, the United States was pursuing manifest destiny. The war with Mexico had resulted in a vast increase of national territory, and many north Americans wanted Cuba as the next acquisition. In addition to annexationist plots, Cuban life was marked by slave conspiracies, colonial insurrections,… (more)


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Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 26, 2004)

Collection: Latin American Silhouettes

Format: EPUB

Page count: 151 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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