Back From the Future : Cuba Under Castro / Edition 2

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Overview

This book has long been regarded as the definitive history of Castro's communist regime, beginning in 1959 through the 1990s. This updated, second edition contains a new epilogue by the author that covers the last decade, including such newsworthy events as the Elian Gonzalez controversy, the growing immigrant community of Cuban-Americans in Florida, the role of Cuban-Americans in the 2000 presidential election, the withering U.S. sales embargo and the inevitable transition of power now that Castro is in his mid-70s.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415947947
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/28/2003
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Susan Eva Eckstein is Professor of Sociology at Boston University. She is the past President of the Latin American Studies Association and an Associate of Harvard University's David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies. She has authored many books and most recently co-edited Struggles for Social Rights in Latin America (Routledge, 2002).

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