By Ted A. Henken Ph.D.
Cuba: a world experiences Handbook bargains a revealing examine a country that, in its ongoing pursuit of freedom, has been a colonial pawn, a neocolonial paradise for corrupt politicians and dictators, an beautiful holiday vacation spot, a defiant Communist holdout and embarrassing thorn within the aspect of the strong usa.
Drawing seriously on his personal study and reviews at the island, the writer follows Cuba's political, financial, and sociocultural improvement from the pre-Columbian interval to the present—with an emphasis at the innovative interval. The book's reference part comprises alphabetically equipped entries on vital humans, locations, and historic occasions, in addition to shorter sections on Cuban Spanish, nationwide traditions and vacations, cuisines, and significant enterprises. additionally featured is a chart tracing the advance of Cuban renowned song and a listener's consultant to a few of the simplest on hand recordings.
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