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ISBN-10: 0199896704

ISBN-13: 9780199896707

Edition: 2nd 2012

Authors: Julia E. Sweig

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Ever since Fidel Castro assumed power in Cuba in 1959, Americans have obsessed about the nation ninety miles south of the Florida Keys. America's fixation on the tropical socialist republic has only grown over the years, fueled in part by successive waves of Cuban immigration and Castro's larger-than-life persona. Cubans are now a major ethnic group in Florida, and the exile community is so powerful that every American president has curried favor with it. But what do most Americans really know about Cuba itself?In this second edition of the widely hailedCuba: What Everyone Needs to Know, Julia Sweig updates her concise and remarkably accessible portrait of the small island nation--and now…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/26/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Jean E. Rhodes is Professor of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.Julia E. Sweig is Senior Fellow and Deputy Director of the Latin America Program at the Council on Foreign Relations.

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