Response to Revolution: The United States and the Cuban Revolution, 1959-1961

Response to Revolution: The United States and the Cuban Revolution, 1959-1961

by Richard E. Welch, Richard E. Welch Jr
     
 

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The Cuban Revolution was a catalyst in shaping American foreign policy over the past generation. Welch's study is the first detailed evaluation of U.S. policy toward Cuba in the early years of the Castro regime and the first effort to analyze public sentiment during that crucial period. Our response to Cuba was a mirror of our Cold War assumptions and frustrations&

Overview

The Cuban Revolution was a catalyst in shaping American foreign policy over the past generation. Welch's study is the first detailed evaluation of U.S. policy toward Cuba in the early years of the Castro regime and the first effort to analyze public sentiment during that crucial period. Our response to Cuba was a mirror of our Cold War assumptions and frustrations—and of our apprehensions concerning revolutionary movements abroad.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807841365
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
11/01/2011
Edition description:
1
Pages:
253
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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This absorbing work is the most comprehensive reconstruction now available of America's reaction to the early years of Fidel's Revolution.—Latin America in Books

Accurate, brief and clear.—New York Times Book Review

Meet the Author

Richard E. Welch, Jr., (1924-1989) taught history at Lafayette College and was the author of Response to Imperialism: The United States and the Philippine-American War, 1899-1902 (from the University of North Carolina Press).

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