Cuba's Military after 1991: Revolutionary Soldiers during Counter-Revolutionary Times (Studies of the Americas Series)

Cuba's Military after 1991: Revolutionary Soldiers during Counter-Revolutionary Times (Studies of the Americas Series)

by Hal Klepak
     
 

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This book is the first examination of the Cuban military in the context of Cuba's political and economic challenges in the aftermath of the collapse of the USSR--and therefore of Soviet economic, political, and psychological support. It does so by providing important historical and political contexts of the development and engagement of the military. This

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This book is the first examination of the Cuban military in the context of Cuba's political and economic challenges in the aftermath of the collapse of the USSR--and therefore of Soviet economic, political, and psychological support. It does so by providing important historical and political contexts of the development and engagement of the military. This information and analysis are essential to understanding how U.S-Cuban relations will develop, especially after the changes sure to follow the death Fidel Castro.

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"This is an outstanding, exhaustively researched study that is absolutely fundamental for an understanding of both the reality of contemporary Cuba and its future...This definitive work on Cuban defence policy and the role of the armed forces is essential reading for anybody seeking to analyze one of the most important features of revolutionary Cuba. The book reveals insightful analysis, detailed research, and a genuine flair for understanding and explaining the importance of the Cuban armed forces. A true classic in the field of Cuban Studies."--John M. Kirk, Dalhousie University, Canada

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403972026
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
10/21/2005
Series:
Studies of the Americas Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.81(d)

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