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After Fidel

by Brian Latell

This is a compelling behind-the-scenes account of the extraordinary Castro brothers and the dynastic succession of Fidel's younger brother Raul. Brian Latell, the CIA analyst who has followed Castro since the...


Vendetta!: Fidel Castro and the Kennedy Brothers

by William B. Breuer

1960. As the Cold War reaches its height, so does postwar prosperity, and the American people celebrate their optimism by electing as president the young, charismatic John F. Kennedy. Just 90 miles from the...


United States-Cuban Relations: A Critical History

by Esteban Morales Dominguez & Gary Prevost

United States-Cuban Relations breaks new ground in its treatment of this long and tumultuous relationship by arguing that U.S. policy toward the island is not driven primarily by the political position of the...


Guantánamo

by Jonathan M. Hansen

An on-the-ground history of American empire

Say the word "Guantánamo" and orange jumpsuits, chain-link fences, torture, and indefinite detention come to mind. To critics the world over, Guantánamo Bay, Cuba,...


The Dominican Republic and the Beginning of a Revolutionary Cycle in the Spanish Caribbean: 1861-1898

by Luis Álvarez-López

In this book, Álvarez-López details the history of revolution in the Dominican Republic, an infant independent nation struggling to preserve its political independence from Haiti and from the expansionist...


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...


Latin American Identities After 1980

by Gordana Yovanovich & Amy Huras

Latin American Identities After 1980 takes an interdisciplinary approach to Latin American social and cultural identities. With broad regional coverage, and an emphasis on Canadian perspectives, it focuses...


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...


Cuba in War Time

by Richard Harding Davis & Frederic Remington

Before the start of the Spanish-American War, newspaper mogul William Randolph Hearst sent star reporter Richard Harding Davis and acclaimed illustrator Frederic Remington to Cuba to cover the simmering rebellion....


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...


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 in War Time

by Richard Harding Davis

Before the start of the Spanish-American War, newspaper mogul William Randolph Hearst sent star reporter Richard Harding Davis and acclaimed illustrator Frederic Remington to Cuba to cover the simmering rebellion....


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...


Madhouse

by Jennifer L. Lambe

On the outskirts of Havana lies Mazorra, an asylum known to--and at times feared by--ordinary Cubans for over a century. Since its founding in 1857, the island's first psychiatric hospital has been an object...


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 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...


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...


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...


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,...


Antiracism in Cuba

by Devyn Spence Benson

Analyzing the ideology and rhetoric around race in Cuba and south Florida during the early years of the Cuban revolution, Devyn Spence Benson argues that ideas, stereotypes, and discriminatory practices relating...