Cuba and the United States: Ties of Singular Intimacy / Edition 3

Cuba and the United States: Ties of Singular Intimacy / Edition 3

by Louis Pérez Jr.
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 0820324833

ISBN-13: 9780820324838

Pub. Date: 03/03/2003

Publisher: University of Georgia Press

The Times Literary Supplement calls Louis A. Pérez Jr. "the foremost historian of Cuba writing in English." In this new edition of his acclaimed 1990 volume, he brings his expertise to bear on the history and direction of relations between Cuba and the United States.

Of all the peoples in Latin America, the author argues, none have been more

Overview

The Times Literary Supplement calls Louis A. Pérez Jr. "the foremost historian of Cuba writing in English." In this new edition of his acclaimed 1990 volume, he brings his expertise to bear on the history and direction of relations between Cuba and the United States.

Of all the peoples in Latin America, the author argues, none have been more familiar to the United States than Cubans—who in turn have come to know their northern neighbors equally well. Focusing on what President McKinley called "the ties of singular intimacy" linking the destinies of the two societies, Pérez examines the points at which they have made contact—politically, culturally, economically—and explores the dilemmas that proximity to the United States has posed to Cubans in their quest for national identity.

This edition has been updated to cover such developments of recent years as the renewed debate over American trade sanctions against Cuba, the Elián González controversy, and increased cultural exchanges between the two countries. Also included are a new preface and an updated bibliographical essay.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820324838
Publisher:
University of Georgia Press
Publication date:
03/03/2003
Series:
The United States and the Americas Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.89(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >