Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro

by Clive Foss
     
 

Summarizing the life of the dynamic and charismatic leader who has lead Cuba through successes and failures since 1959, this work provides a quick biographical sketch of Fidel Castro and his country. Discussing the troubling political circumstances surrounding his dictatorship—his patronage of the Soviet Union, the failed American attack on the

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Summarizing the life of the dynamic and charismatic leader who has lead Cuba through successes and failures since 1959, this work provides a quick biographical sketch of Fidel Castro and his country. Discussing the troubling political circumstances surrounding his dictatorship—his patronage of the Soviet Union, the failed American attack on the Bay of Pigs, the missile crisis of 1962, assassination attempts, and his guerilla movements in Latin America—this biography documents the life of a remarkable political figure.

 

Resumiendo la vida del líder dinámico y carismático que ha dirigido a Cuba con éxitos y fracasos desde 1959, esta obra proporciona un bosquejo rápido del hombre y su país. Discutiendo las circunstancias preocupantes y políticas en torno a su dictadura—su patrocino del Unión Soviética, el fracaso norteamericano del desembarco de Bahía de Cochinos, la crisis de los misiles de 1962, intentos de asesinato y sus movimientos de guerrillas en América Latina—esta biografía documenta la vida de una notable figura política

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788496746046
Publisher:
Ediciones Robinbook
Publication date:
05/01/2008
Edition description:
Spanish-language Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


Clive Foss is a professor of history at Georgetown University. He is the author of 10 books including Juan and Eva Peron and The Tyrants: 2500 years of Absolute Power and Corruption.

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