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Cubans in America : a vibrant history of a people in exile

Author: Alex Antón; Roger E Hernández
Publisher: New York : Kensington Books, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a glimpse into four centuries of Cubans in America, from the sixteenth century to the present day, and profiles such noted Cubans as Oscar Hijuelos, Gloria Estefan, and Jeff Bezos.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Antón, Alex.
Cubans in America.
New York : Kensington Books, ©2002
(OCoLC)903634750
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Antón; Roger E Hernández
ISBN: 157566593X 9781575665931
OCLC Number: 49897903
Description: xviii, 286 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: I. Beginnings to republic --
The first Cubans 1492-1789 --
Exilios begin 1789-1868 --
Wars and independence 1868-1902 --
II. Republic to revolution --
Immigrant years 1902-1952 --
Fighting the Sergeant 1952-1958 --
III. Revolution to exile --
Castro's takeover 1959-1965 --
Freedom flights 1965-1973 --
Living in America 1973-1980 --
Mariel and the rise of Cuban-Americans 1980-1989 --
Rafters and bittersweet dreams 1990-present.
Responsibility: Alex Antón and Roger E. Hernández.

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Presents a glimpse into four centuries of Cubans in America, from the sixteenth century to the present day, and profiles such noted Cubans as Oscar Hijuelos, Gloria Estefan, and Jeff Bezos.

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