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Fidel Castro and Baseball

by Peter C. Bjarkman

Few political figures of the modern age have been so vilified as Fidel Castro, and both the vilification and worship generated by the Cuban leader have combined to distort the true image of Castro. The baseball...


Cortadito

by Enrique Fernandez

AN EXILE AND THE FLAVORS OF HIS NATIVE LAND

In the sprawling Cortadito, Enrique Fernández explores Cuban cuisine through memories of growing up on the pre-revolutionary island.  In his sensual journey through...


Prieto

by Henry B. Lovejoy

This Atlantic world history centers on the life of Juan Nepomuceno Prieto (c. 1773–c. 1835), a member of the West African Yoruba people enslaved and taken to Havana during the era of the Atlantic slave trade....


The Occupation of Havana

by Elena A. Schneider

In 1762, British forces mobilized more than 230 ships and 26,000 soldiers, sailors, and enslaved Africans to attack Havana, one of the wealthiest and most populous ports in the Americas. They met fierce resistance....


Youth and the Cuban Revolution

by Anne Luke

Youth and the Cuban Revolution: Youth Culture and Politics in 1960s Cuba is a new history of the first decade of the Cuban Revolution, exploring how youth came to play such an important role in the 1960s on...


Mulata Nation

by Alison Fraunhar

Repeatedly and powerfully throughout Cuban history, the mulata, a woman of mixed racial identity, features prominently in Cuban visual and performative culture. Tracing the figure, Alison Fraunhar looks at the...


Our Rightful Share

by Aline Helg

In Our Rightful Share, Aline Helg examines the issue of race in Cuban society, politics, and ideology during the island's transition from a Spanish colony to an independent state. She challenges Cuba's well-established...


Beyond Cuban Waters

by Paul Ryer

Twenty-first century Cuba is a cultural stew. Tommy Hilfiger and socialism. Nike products and poverty in Africa. The New York Yankees and the meaning of "blackness." The quest for American consumer goods and...


A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to Freedom

by Desi Sanchez

Author Desi Sanchez, a native of Cuba, was twenty-two years old when the Bay of Pigs incident took place there in 1961. He had made the decision to side against Fidel Castro long before the confrontation and...


Our Woman in Havana

by Vicki Huddleston & Carlos Gutierrez

Our Woman in Havana chronicles the past several decades of US-Cuba relations from the bird?s-eye view of State Department veteran and longtime Cuba hand Vicki Huddleston, our top diplomat in Havana under Presidents...


Cuban Revolution in America

by Teishan A. Latner

When a popular revolution prevailed on America's doorstep in 1959, it provoked the wrath of the American political establishment but fueled intense interest within the multiracial American Left. In this groundbreaking...


Dark Beyond Darkness

by James G. Blight & janet M. Lang

In Dark Beyond Darkness, James Blight and janet Lang, among the world’s foremost authorities on the Cuban missile crisis, synthesize the findings from their thirty-year project on the most dangerous moment...


Netherlands Antilles

by Dean Stephen

Netherlands Antilles. The People, History and Cultural differences, Tourism. Despite the fact that these six islands have been and continue to be politically tied to the Kingdom of the Netherlands, each island...


Sugar and Railroads

by Oscar Zanetti & Alejandro Garcia

Though Cuba was among the first countries in the world to utilize rail transport, the history of its railroads has been little studied. This English translation of the prize-winning Caminos para el azucar traces...


Cuba Libre: A 500-Year Quest for Independence

by Philip Brenner & Peter Eisner

This timely book provides a balanced, deeply knowledgeable introduction to Cuba since 1492. Tracing the island’s history over five hundred years, the authors provide an incisive overview for all readers interested...


Havana without Makeup

by Herman Portocarero & Joaquin Portocarero

Havana without Makeup is the ultimate insider’s view of Havana, a wide-ranging exploration of its complex facets as seen by few. Its aim is to capture the soul of a city and a society that have evolved on...


Fidel Castro and His Communist Marxist Government - Biography 5th Grade | Children's Biography Books

by Dissected Lives

What good will reading about Fidel Castro and his Communist Marxist Government do? It will create a solid foundation that will help in the deep understanding of Fidel’s government. The purpose of biography...


The Reinvention of Atlantic Slavery

by Daniel B. Rood

The Reinvention of Atlantic Slavery shows how, at a moment of crisis after the Age of Revolutions, ambitious planters in the Upper US South, Cuba, and Brazil forged a new set of relationships with one another...


C. Wright Mills and the Cuban Revolution

by A. Javier Treviño

In C. Wright Mills and the Cuban Revolution, A. Javier Trevino reconsiders the opinions, perspectives, and insights of the Cubans that Mills interviewed during his visit to the island in 1960. On returning to...


Cuban Émigrés and Independence in the Nineteenth-Century Gulf World

by Dalia Antonia Muller

During the violent years of war marking Cuba's final push for independence from Spain, over 3,000 Cuban emigres, men and women, rich and poor, fled to Mexico. But more than a safe haven, Mexico was a key site,...