The Cuban Revolution: Past, Present and Future / Edition 1

The Cuban Revolution: Past, Present and Future / Edition 1

by G. Lievesley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0333968530

ISBN-13: 9780333968536

Pub. Date: 12/15/2003

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

The Cuban Revolution offers a reflective account of what the Revolution has meant to various actors such as the dominant powers, the Third World, fellow revolutionaries, intellectuals and Cuban citizens at different periods in its history. Rather than offer a simple narrative of events, Geraldine Lievesley addresses significant themes with which the Revolution has

Overview

The Cuban Revolution offers a reflective account of what the Revolution has meant to various actors such as the dominant powers, the Third World, fellow revolutionaries, intellectuals and Cuban citizens at different periods in its history. Rather than offer a simple narrative of events, Geraldine Lievesley addresses significant themes with which the Revolution has engaged and the problems that it has encountered.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333968536
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
12/15/2003
Edition description:
2004
Pages:
227
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations Map of Cuba PART I: INTRODUCTION PART II: ENCOUNTERS WITH 'THE MONSTER' AND OTHERS Revolutionary Struggle in Cuba: the 1950s, Bastista, Castro and the Americans The Cuban Revolution engages with the world Cuba and the United States in the 1960s PART III: THE POLITICS OF NATIONAL IDENTITY Imperial encounters Economic encounters Cultural encounters The contested nature of citizenship Destierro - the experience of exile PART IV: GENERATIONS OF PROTEST José Martí Students, communists and pistoleros Che and Fidel Cuba and the Latin American Revolution Revolutionary triumph - the building of Cuba Libre PART V: THE REVOLUTION MATURES Social and economic policy Foreign policy Havana and Washington Cuba and Reaganism Cuba and the US enter the 1990s Rectification - invoking the spirit of the 1960s PART VI: THE CUBAN STATE AND THE CUBAN PEOPLE The nature of political rule Cuban civil society Revolutionary culture PART VII: CONCLUSION Coming out of the Special Period US Cuba Policy in the 1990s Coming to terms with difference Prospects for the Revolution Notes Bibliography Index

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