A History of the Cuban Revolution

Front Cover
John Wiley & Sons, Dec 13, 2010 - History - 224 pages
0 Reviews
A History of the Cuban Revolution presents a concise socio-historical account of the Cuban Revolution of 1959, an event that continues to spark debate 50 years later. 
  • Balances a comprehensive overview of the political and economic events of the revolution with a look at the revolution’s social impact
  • Provides a lively, on-the-ground look at the lives of ordinary people
  • Features both U.S. and Cuban perspectives to provide a complete and well-rounded look at the revolution and its repercussions
  • Encourages students to understand history through the viewpoint of individuals living it
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Introduction
1
Cuba through 1959
18
Experiments with Socialism
44
Relations with the United States
65
Emigration and Internationalism
91
Art Culture and Revolution
106
Cuba Diversa
134
Socialism on One Island
153
Cuba into the TwentyFirst Century
176
Conclusion
193
Bibliography
214
Index
228
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2010)

Aviva Chomsky is Professor of History and Coordinator of Latin American, Latino and Caribbean Studies at Salem State College in Massachusetts. Her previous books include Linked Labor Histories: New England, Colombia, and the Making of a Global Working Class (2008), winner of the New England Council of Latin America's Best Book Prize, They Take Our Jobs! And 20 Other Myths about Immigration (2007), and West Indian Workers and the United Fruit Company in Costa Rica, 1870-1940 (1996).

Bibliographic information