Cuba From Columbus to Castro and Beyond

ISBN-10: 1574884360

ISBN-13: 9781574884364

Edition: 5th 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Jaime Suchlicki

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Suchlicki chronicles the rich and colourful history of this island nation from the rule of the Spanish to the overthrow of Batista, and right up to the present day, examining Cuba's economic crisis and speculating about life after Castro.
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List price: $24.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Potomac Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 278
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Jaime Suchlicki , one of the leading scholars of Latin America, has taught Mexican and Cuban history for more than thirty years. Formerly executive director of the North-South Center at the University of Miami, he is now Bacardi Professor at the Graduate School of International Studies. He formerly edited the Journal of Inter-American Studies and World Affairs and has had a number of advisory positions in public and private sectors. He is author of University Students and Revolution in Cuba and Cuba : From Columbus to Castro.

Preface to the fifth edition
The Colonial Years
The Land and the People
Enter the Spaniards
The Emerging Colony
The Foreign Challenge
The Rise of King Sugar
Toward Independence
The Golden Century
The "Ever-Faithful" Colony Rebels
The Seeds of Revolution
The Platt Amendment Republic
The Unfinished Revolution
The Failure of Reformism
Background to Revolution
Castro in Command
Castro's Revolution
The Decade of Institutionalization
The Revolution Continues: The Eighties and Nineties
Years of Crisis
Preparing for Succession
Beyond Castro
Chronology, 1492-2000
Suggested Reading
About the Author
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