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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 28.99
In tracing the developments of the Cuban Missile Crisis and beyond, this book presents and interprets a heretofore unavailable (and largely unknown) secret speech that Castro delivered to the Cuban leadership in 1968. Blight and Brenner shed new light on Cuban-Soviet relations making Sad and Luminous Days essential not only for Cold-War scholars... more...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 33.95
Baltimore has a long, colorful history that traditionally has been focused on famous men, social elites, and patriotic events. The Baltimore Book is both a history of "the other Baltimore" and a tour guide to places in the city that are important to labor, African American, and women's history. The book grew out of a popular local bus tour conducted... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 22.95
This innovative volume builds on dialogues opened in recent years between Cuban archaeologists, whose work has long been carried out behind closed doors, and their international colleagues. The chapters included herein span a wide range of subjects across the full chronological spectrum. Most were written by emerging Cuban professionals... more...
- Temple University Press 2014; US$ 31.95
Through extensive neighborhood interviews and a compelling assessment of the problems of unraveling communities in urban America, Harold McDougall reveals how, in sections of Baltimore, a "New Community" is developing. Relying more on vernacular culture, personal networking, and mutual support than on private wealth or public subsidy, the... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 25.93
Hoffnungsträger der Dritten Welt oder rücksichtsloser Despot? Fidel Castro, Máximo Líder der kubanischen Revolution, polarisiert wie kaum eine andere Figur des 20. Jahrhunderts. Er hat unzählige Mordanschläge, die Amtszeit von zehn US-Präsidenten und den Zusammenbruch der Sowjetunion überlebt. Diese Biografie zeigt, wie Castro seine charismatische... more...
- University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 44.95
This is the first book in more than three decades to offer a complete and chronological history of revolutionary Cuba, including the years of rebellion that led to the revolution. Beginning with Batista?s coup in 1952, which catalyzed the rebels, and bringing the reader to the present-day transformations initiated by Raúl Castro, Luis Martínez-Fernández... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 39.95
Much of Jamaican prehistoric research—like that in the rest of the Caribbean basin—has been guided by at least a subconscious attempt to allow prehistoric native peoples to find their places within the charts established by Irving Rouse, who guided Caribbean research for much of the last half-century. The pre-Columbian peoples of Jamaica,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 38.99
This completely revised and updated edition focuses on Cuba since Raúl Castro took over the country?s leadership in 2006. A Contemporary Cuba Reader brings together the best recent scholarship and writing on Cuban politics, economics, foreign relations, society, and culture in present-day Cuba. Ideally suited for students and general readers... more...
- Rough Guides 2010; US$ 19.99
The Rough Guide to Jamaica is the ultimate travel guide to the most captivating of the Caribbean islands. From dining by the sea to dancing under the stars, we've picked out the best of Jamaica, with full-colour pictures offering a taste of what to expect. Detailed practical advice covers everything from restaurants and accommodation to tipping... more...
Fidel Castro und die Anfänge der kubanischen Revolution: Pressekommentare aus der Bundesrepublik und der DDRDiplomica Verlag 2013; US$ 41.53
Dieser Mann ist ein Mythos: Im Gesicht einen langen Rauschebart, eine Zigarre im Mundwinkel, die unverwechselbare grüne Uniform. Jesuitenschüler, Sohn aus gehobenem Hause. Jurist war er ebenso wie politischer Denker. Später dann Kämpfer in den Bergen, Anführer einer Guerillatruppe und Bezwinger eines Diktators. Kurz: Revolutionär. Mythen und Legenden... more...