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Winds of change : hurricanes and the transformation of nineteenth century Cuba

Author: Louis A Pérez
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : University of North Carolina Press, ©2001.
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Hurricanes are a key factor in the development of modern Cuba. This book shows how these great storms - and three in particular (1842, 1844, 1846) - played a decisive role in shaping the economy, the culture, and the island's history. Eyewitness accounts and agricultural/economic data are used.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Pérez, Louis A., 1943-
Winds of change.
Chapel Hill, N.C. : University of North Carolina Press, ©2001
(DLC) 00046691
(OCoLC)45066180
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Louis A Pérez
ISBN: 0807875651 9780807875650 9780807826133 0807826138 9780807849286 0807849286
OCLC Number: 51606664
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 199 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Where Winds Gather; 2. Coming into Being; 3. A Time of Tempests; 4. When Winds Disturb the Surface; 5. Bending to the Force of the Wind; 6. Between the Storms; Notes; Bibliographical Essay; Index.
Responsibility: by Louis A. Pérez Jr.

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