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- Monthly Review Press 2012; US$ 75.00
As a young militant in the 26th of July Movement, Esteban Morales Domínguez participated in the overthrow of the Batista regime and the triumph of the Cuban Revolution. The revolutionaries, he understood, sought to establish a more just and egalitarian society. But Morales Dominguez, an Afro-Cuban, knew that the complicated question of race could... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
In September 2010, the Cuban government decided to embark on an economic reform program, unprecedented after the Revolution in 1959. This opened up opportunities for Cuban economists and scholars to participate in the development of the reform program. Thanks to grants from SSRC (Social Sciences Research Council, New York) and the Norwegian Ministry... more...
- University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 74.95
Cuba in a Global Context examines the unlikely prominence of the island nation's geopolitical role. The contributors to this volume explore the myriad ways in which Cuba has not only maintained but often increased its reach and influence in Latin America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. From the beginning, the Castro regime established a foreign policy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
The story of Fidel Castro has few parallels in contemporary history. None of the important Third World leaders of the twentieth-century played such a prominent and restless part on the international stage and none survived as head of state for as long. Over almost 50 years, he was one of the most controversial political figures in the world, and his... more...
- Trinity University Press 2013; US$ 5.99
During the 1930s in the United States, the Works Progress Administration developed the Federal Writers? Project to support writers and artists while making a national effort to document the country?s shared history and culture. The American Guide series consists of individual guides to each of the states. Little-known authors—many of whom would later... more...
- University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 74.95
José Dolores Poyo (1836-1911) was an activist, publisher, social critic, fundraiser, and foundational figure in the campaign for Cuban independence from Spain. His leadership and his mantra--"adelante la revolución" (forward the revolution)--mobilized an insurrectionist movement in Key West. His multidimensional grassroots work and his newspaper ... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2012; US$ 7.99
We travel to grow - our Adventure Guides show you how. Experience the places you visit more directly, freshly, intensely than you would otherwise - sometimes best done on foot, in a canoe, or through cultural adventures like art courses, cooking classes, learning the language, meeting the people, joining in the festivals and celebrations. This can... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2011; US$ 4.99
George Calvert, the first Lord Baltimore, won Maryland in a game of cards with King Charles I in 1632. The Potomac River as its southern border gave the state its unique shape and a prosperous seafood industry. Its decidedly Catholic heritage, as opposed to Protestant Virginia, is only the tip of how these neighbor states differ. There is character... more...
- MacIntyrePurcell Publishing, Inc 2009; US$ 9.99
Including topics ranging from the Missouri Compromise and statehood to the Algonquin language and the origins of L. L. Bean, this comprehensive guide showcases the fascinating state of Maine. Inventions created in Maine, such as the doughnut hole and the earmuff, as well as state delicacies—blueberries and maple syrup—are discussed in detail. Profiles... more...
- Hamburger Edition HIS 2012; US$ 24.91
"Alle Bewohner der ländlichen Gebiete [...] haben sich innerhalb von acht Tagen in von Truppen besetzten Dörfern einzufinden. Wer nach dieser Frist abseits der Befestigungsanlagen aufgegriffen wird, gilt als Aufständischer und wird als solcher bestraft." Mit diesem Befehl zur Zwangsumsiedlung der Zivilbevölkerung vom 21. Oktober 1896 sollte... more...