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Cuba on the brink : Castro, the missile crisis, and the Soviet collapse

Author: James G Blight; Bruce J Allyn; David A Welch
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An account of a conference held in Havana in 1992, studying the causes and the course of the 1962 Cuban missile crisis, and revealing misperceptions on all sides that led to the brink of nuclear war.
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Blight, James G.
Cuba on the brink.
New York : Pantheon Books, ©1993
(OCoLC)656736828
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James G Blight; Bruce J Allyn; David A Welch
ISBN: 0679421491 9780679421498
OCLC Number: 27894814
Notes: "The text conveys ... the crisis itself and of the January 1992 conference held in Havana"--Foreword.
Description: xxvii, 509 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword / Jorge I. Dominguez --
Introduction: Toward the Brink --
1. Cuba on the Brink, 1962: The October Crisis --
2. Uses of the Brink: Cuban, American, and Russian Motives at the Havana Conference --
3. Cuba on the Brink, Then and Now: The Havana Conference on the Cuban Missile Crisis --
4. Cuba and the Brink: Fidel Castro v. History --
5. The Legacy of the Brink: Unfinished Business of the Havana Conference --
Appendix 1: Chronology --
Appendix 2: Letters Between Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev.
Responsibility: James G. Blight, Bruce J. Allyn, and David A. Welch, with the assistance of David Lewis ; foreword by Jorge I. Domínguez.

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An account of a conference held in Havana in 1992, studying the causes and the course of the 1962 Cuban missile crisis, and revealing misperceptions on all sides that led to the brink of nuclear war.

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