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The history of Cuba

Author: Clifford L Staten
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003.
Series: Greenwood histories of the modern nations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces Cuba's history from its earliest days as a Spanish colony, detailing such events as the Ten Years' War and its aftermath, the rise and fall of Batista, the Cold War, the Special Period, and U.S.-Cuban relations.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Clifford L Staten
ISBN: 0313316902 9780313316906
OCLC Number: 50694939
Description: xvi, 162 pages : map ; 25 cm.
Contents: Timeline of historical events --
1. Cuba and its people --
2. Early Cuba : colonialism, sugar and nationalism : Cuba to 1868 --
3. The wars for independence and U.S. occupation : 1868 to 1902 --
4. U.S. dominance, the failure of reform and the rise of Batista : 1902 to 1952 --
5. The fall of Batista : 1952 to 1959 --
6. Revolution and Cold War : 1959 to 1970 --
7. Economic change, institutionalization and Cold War : 1970 to the end of the Cold War --
8. Post-Cold War Cuba and the future --
Notable people in the history of Cuba.
Series Title: Greenwood histories of the modern nations.
Responsibility: Clifford L. Staten.
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