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Inside the Cuban Revolution : Fidel Castro and the urban underground

Author: Julia Sweig
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, ©2002.
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Sweig shatters the mythology surrounding the Cuban Revolution in this compelling revisionist history that reconsiders the roles of Fidel Castro and Che Guevara and restores to a central position the  Read more...

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Sweig, Julia.
Inside the Cuban Revolution.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2002
(DLC) 2002017151
(OCoLC)48857627
Named Person: Fidel Castro; Fidel Castro; Fidel Castro
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Sweig
ISBN: 0674044193 9780674044197
OCLC Number: 433551015
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 254 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: history, mythology, and revolution --
"Tactics in politics and tactics in revolution are not the same" --
The Sierra Manifesto --
"We had to act a bit dictatorially" --
Defining opposition unity on the ground --
Fear and loathing in Miami --
Taming the politiqueros in exile --
With friends like these, who needs enemies? --
Total war? --
The Golden Age of the Llano --
The arms race --
Politics and popular insurrection --
"Bordering on chaos" --
Picking up the pieces --
Unity: "Like a magic word" --
The Pact of Caracas --
Hasta La Victoria! --
Epilogue: transitions then and now.
Other Titles: Cuban Revolution
Responsibility: Julia E. Sweig.

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Using original documentary sources from Cuban government archives, Sweig shows how the largely middle-class Cubans in the urban underground laid the groundwork for Castro's Rebel Army victory...Sweig Read more...

 
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