The Elian Gonzalez case and its aftermath is one of the events enhancing the latest edition of the compendium of articles and essays, which has been updated frequently between 1970 and 1998. Also revised are projections for post-Castro Cuba, a chronology from 1959 to 2000, and biographical sketches of important figures. Still missing is an index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Irving Louis Horowitz (1929-2012) was Hannah Arendt Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Political Science at Rutgers University. He was the founder and served as chairman of the board and editorial director of Transaction Publishers. A prolific writer, he authored more than fifty books, as well as hundreds of articles and essays.
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.