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From the Escambray to the Congo : in the whirlwind of the Cuban Revolution : interview with Víctor Dreke

Author: Víctor Dreke; Mary-Alice Waters
Publisher: New York : Pathfinder Press, 2002.
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"In his account of how easy it became after the 1959 victory of the Cuban Revolution to "take down the rope" that for decades had segregated blacks from whites at dances in town squares, yet how enormous was the battle to transform the social relations underlying this and all the other "ropes" inherited from colonialism, capitalism, and Yankee domination - Victor Dreke captures the historical challenge of our epoch.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Interviews
Entretiens
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dreke, Víctor, 1937-
From the Escambray to the Congo.
New York : Pathfinder Press, 2002
(OCoLC)606677377
Online version:
Dreke, Víctor, 1937-
From the Escambray to the Congo.
New York : Pathfinder Press, 2002
(OCoLC)631642229
Named Person: Víctor Dreke; Che Guevara; Víctor Dreke; Ernesto Guevara; Víctor Dreke; Che Guevara
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Víctor Dreke; Mary-Alice Waters
ISBN: 0873489470 9780873489478 0873489489 9780873489485
OCLC Number: 49528598
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 182 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: Victor Dreke --
Foreword / Armando Entralgo --
Introduction / Mary-Alice Waters --
Interview with Victor Dreke --
Joining the revolutionary movement --
In Cuba's revolutionary war --
After the victory --
'Lucha Contra Bandidos' in the Escambray --
The Congo and beyond --
Cuba, 1959 --
Las Villas province --
Escambray mountains --
Territorial structure of LCB units --
Congo --
Eastern Congo.
Other Titles: De la Sierra del Escambray al Congo.
Responsibility: [edited by Mary-Alice Waters].

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"In his account of how easy it became after the 1959 victory of the Cuban Revolution to "take down the rope" that for decades had segregated blacks from whites at dances in town squares, yet how enormous was the battle to transform the social relations underlying this and all the other "ropes" inherited from colonialism, capitalism, and Yankee domination - Victor Dreke captures the historical challenge of our epoch. At the heart of this book lies the willingness, determination, and creative joy with which Cuba's working people have, for more than forty years, defended their revolutionary course against the imperialist empire to the north." "Victor Dreke has been a leading participant in Cuba's revolutionary movement for half a century as a high school student activist, cadre of the July 26 Movement and then the March 13 Revolutionary Directorate, Rebel Army fighter, a commander of the volunteer battalions that defeated the counterrevolutionary bands in the Escambray mountains of central Cuba, internationalist combatant at the side of Che Guevara in the Congo, political leader, educator, and representative of the Cuban Revolution throughout Africa."--BOOK JACKET.

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