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Cuba Between Reform and Revolution

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ISBN-10: 0195094824

ISBN-13: 9780195094824

Edition: 2nd 1995 (Revised)

Authors: Louis A. P�rez

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Spanning the history of the island from pre-Columbian times to the present, this highly acclaimed survey examines Cuba's political and economic development within the context of its international relations and continuing struggle for self-determination. The dualism that emerged in Cuban ideology--between liberal constructs of patria and radical formulations of nationality--is fully investigated as a source of both national tension and competing notions of liberty, equality, and justice. Perez integrates local and provincial developments with issues of class, race, and gender to give readers a full and fascinating account of Cuba's history, focusing on its struggle for nationality. This…    
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Book details

List price: $31.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/23/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

A former staff writer for the Miami Herald, Rodrigo Lazo is assistant professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine.

Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Topographical Map of Cuba
Geography and Pre-Columbian Peoples
Colony and Society
Out from the Shadows
Transformation and Transition
Reform and Revolution in the Colony
Between Wars
Revolution and Intervention
The Structure of the Republic
Reform and Revolution in the Republic
The Eclipse of Old Cuba
Between the Old and the New
Socialist Cuba
Cuba in the Post-Cold War World
Political Chronology
Selective Guide to the Literature