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Inside Cuba The History, Culture, and Politics of an Outlaw Nation

ISBN-10: 1569244847

ISBN-13: 9781569244845

Edition: 2003

Authors: John K. Miller, Aaron Kenedi, Andrei Codrescu

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Gathering together some of the most contemporary and interesting writing onuba, this book attempts to pierce the rhetoric surrounding this rogue nationust ninety miles from American shores to look at the history, cullture, andonflict of Cuba, from Che Guevara to cigars to baseball. Original.
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Da Capo Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/5/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 334
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

is professor of early modern history at Queen Mary's, London. He is a highly acclaimed historian and author of After the Civil Wars, and The Stuarts. He is on the board of the Historical Association and the Institute of Historical Research.

Andrei Codrescu (codrescu.com) was born in Sibiu, Transylvania, Romania. His first book was "License to Carry a Gun" (1970) , and his most recent are "The Posthuman Dada Guide: Tzara and Lenin Play Chess," (2009) "The Poetry Lesson" (2010) and "whatever gets you through the night: a story of sheherezade and the arabian entertainments" (2011). Codrescu founded founded Exquisite Corpse: a Journal of Books & Ideas, 1983-2011 (corpse.org), and taught literature and poetry at Johns Hopkins University, University of Baltimore, and Louisiana State University. In 1989 he covered the fall of the Ceausescu regime for NPR and ABC News, and wrote "The Hole in the Flag: an Exile's Story of Return and Revolution." He is a regular commentator on NPR's All Things Considered, and has received a Peabody Award for the film "Road Scholar."

Introduction
Havana, Before and After
The Revolution and Its Aftermath
Castro's Revolution
Ernesto "Che" Guevara
The Donas, a Girl's Memory
Image and Identity
Cacharros
Rough Diamonds
The Story of the Cigar
The Flowers of The Revolution
The Revolution Will be in Stereo
The Shipwreck
Cuba's Economy
Havana Can Wait
The Cuba Embargo
A Post-Castro Cuba
Acknowledgments