Cuba: A Short History brings together four chapters from Volumes 3, 5, and 7 of The Cambridge History of Latin America to provide for scholars, students and general readers a concise history of this important island nation. Contributors, top scholars in the field, trace the political, economic, and social development of Cuba from the middle of the eighteenth century to the present day. The concluding chapter, updated for this volume, considers the dilemmas and challenges that Castro's Cuba faces in the wake of the Soviet Union's collapse. Each chapter is accompanied by a bibliographical essay that many readers will find useful.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.43(d)|
Table of Contents
Preface; 1. Cuba, c.1750–c.1860 Hugh Thomas; 2. Cuba, c.1860–c.1930 Luis E. Aguilar; 3. Cuba, c.1930–1959 Louis A. Perez Jr; 4. Cuba since 1959 Jorge Dominguez; Bibliographical essays; Index.