Encyclopedia of Cuba: People, History, Culture Volume II

Encyclopedia of Cuba: People, History, Culture Volume II

by Luis Martinez-Fernandez
     
 

Presenting an objective, balanced view of Cuba, 80 distinguished scholars and researchers survey the country's tempestuous history from past to present. This wonderfully comprehensive 2-volume set also tells the stories of Cuban exiles in the United States and other countries. Over 700 entries are presented in 12 topical chapters:

•National

Overview

Presenting an objective, balanced view of Cuba, 80 distinguished scholars and researchers survey the country's tempestuous history from past to present. This wonderfully comprehensive 2-volume set also tells the stories of Cuban exiles in the United States and other countries. Over 700 entries are presented in 12 topical chapters:

•National Symbols

•Geography, the Environment, and Urbanization

•History: the Colonial Period (Pre-Columbian Era to 1901)

•History: the Republican Period (1902-1958)

•History and Government: the Revolutionary Period (1959-)

•Contemporary Economy and Society

•Literature and the Social Sciences

•Performing Arts

•Plastic Arts

•Popular Culture and Religion

•Sports

• The Cuban Diaspora

Appendices include a chronology, more than 200 illustrations (many in color), photographs, maps, tables, graphs, historical and legal documents, U.S. laws relating to Cuba, and governors and presidents. This unique, thorough, and impartial reference set is ideal for high school and university students, scholars, and the general public.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573565738
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/30/2003
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
7.24(w) x 10.22(h) x 1.76(d)

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