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- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 77.00
Cuba's history is told in eight chronological chapters, from its earliest days as a Spanish colony, through its wars for independence and the U.S. occupation in the 20th century, Cuba's various reform movements, Batista, the Cold War, and the so-called Special Period, when Cuba faced the crisis of the downfall of the Soviet Union. Also included are... more...
- Scribner 2011; US$ 18.00
A REMARKABLY GRIPPING ACCOUNT OF AMERICA?S BAY OF PIGS CRISIS, DRAWING ON LONG-HIDDEN CIA DOCUMENTS AND DELIVERING, AS NEVER BEFORE, THE VIVID TRUTH?AND CONSEQUENCES?OF FIVE PIVOTAL DAYS IN APRIL 1961 The U.S.-backed military invasion of Cuba in 1961 remains one of the most ill-fated blunders in American history, with echoes of the event reverberating... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 95.00
Fifty years after the triumph of the Cuban Revolution and the establishment of a Marxist-Leninist regime in Cuba, the two fundamental dimensions of this historical phenomenon are the survival of the system created by Fidel Castro and the policy of the United States to terminate it. more...
- World View Forum 2009; US$ 15.95
Featuring an insightful look at lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) life in Cuba, this chronicle illuminates the progress the country has made from centuries of backward attitudes and oppression to the current state of enlightenment. From the mores of the Colonial period to the roles that Hollywood, the CIA, and Wall Street played in depicting... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 44.00
This book traces the earliest forms of representative government which were found in Maryland. more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2008; US$ 27.95
Havana in the 1550s was a small coastal village with a very limited population that was vulnerable to attack. By 1610, however, under Spanish rule it had become one of the best-fortified port cities in the world and an Atlantic center of shipping, commerce, and shipbuilding. Using all available local Cuban sources, Alejandro de la Fuente provides... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2011; US$ 26.95
In this cultural history of Cuba during the United States' brief but influential occupation from 1898 to 1902--a key transitional period following the Spanish-American War--Marial Iglesias Utset sheds light on the complex set of pressures that guided the formation and production of a burgeoning Cuban nationalism. Drawing on archival and published... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00
In 2006, Fidel Castro yielded power over Cuba to his younger brother Raul, making him the first new president of the island nation in nearly five decades. Since then, Raul has ushered in many changes and reforms, including allowing open criticism of the government, lifting the ban on personal electronics like cell phones and computers, and allowing... more...
- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 57.99
Maine: An Annotated Bibliography is a look at the Maine Experience from its historical, political, social, and literary perspectives. It provides readers an overview of over four hundred books written about Maine, including the perspective which they provide. Topics such as "The Wild, Wild East," "Ethnicity Matters," "Women in Maine," and "Maine... more...