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Cuba or The pursuit of freedom

Author: Hugh Thomas
Publisher: New York Da Capo Press 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated edView all editions and formats
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Now substantially updated, this volume describes and analyzes Cuba's history, from the English capture of Havana in 1762 through Spanish colonialism, American imperialism, from the Cuban Revolution  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Thomas
ISBN: 0306808277 9780306808272
OCLC Number: 434412528
Description: XXIII, 1710 p. il. 22 cm
Contents: Prologue With Albemarle to Havana, 1762 * The English Expedition * The Spanish Colony * Sugar and Society * The Victors and the Creoles The Great Leap Forward, 1763-1825 * Enter North America * The Challenge of Haiti * Rebellion in South America * The Ever-Faithful Isle The Golden Age, 1825-68 * The World of Sugar * Coffee * The Planters * The Slave Merchants * The Slaves * The Decade of Slavery The Political Struggle, 1823-98 * Captains-General in Search of Wealth * The Politics of Abolitionism * Mainfest Destiny * Annexationism * Reformism * The War of 1868:I * The War of 1868: II * The Spanish Counter-Revolution * The Sugar Crisis of the 1880s * The End of Slavery * Jos Mart * The New America * The War of 1895 * General Weyler * Cuba and U.S. Public Opinion * The Maine * McKinley and the War * The Spanish-American War * San Juan Hill and Santiago * End of Empire From Occupation to Occupation * Cuba Prostrate * The Proconsuls, I: General Brooke * The Proconsuls, II: General Wood * The U.S. Stake in Cuba, 1899-1902 * Don Toms * The Second Intervention: Magoon The Young Republic, 1909-32 * Cuba in 1909 * Gmez and the Good Life * The Negro Project * Menocal * Sugar, 1906-20 * The Dance of the Millions * The Sugar Troubles of the 1920s * Zayas * Machado: I * Machado: II The Revolution of 1933 * Summer Welles * The Fall of Machado * The Middle-Class Government * The Sergeants Revolution * Graus Girondin Revolution * The Battle of the Hotel Nacional * The November Revolt * The Counter-Revolution The Age of Democracy, 1934-52 * Batista and the Puppet President * Batista and the Communists * The Constitution of 1940 * Batista: The Democratic President * Grau * Pro el Presidente de la Cordialidad * The Fall of Pro The Struggle, 1952-9 * Batista: II * Fidel Castro: Childhood and Youth * Moncada: the Idea * Moncada: the Fight * Indian Summer * The Civic Dialogue * Castro in Mexico * The Gramma and the Sierra * Herbert Matthews goes to the Sierra * The Attack on the Palace * War in the Sierra (March-May 1957) * The U.S. enters the Controversy * Miami and Santiago * The Naval Mutiny at Cienfuegos * The Arms Embargo * The Strike of 9 April * Batistas Big Push of May 1958 * The Collapse LIllusion Lyrique, 1959 * Springs of Victory * Castro and the Americas in 1959 * LIllusion Lyrique * First Shadows Old Cuba at Sunset * The Island * The Class Structure of Cuba * Black Cuba * The Church * Education * Sugar * Tobacco and other Industries * The Economy: Labour * The Economy: the Central Neurosis The Clash, 1959-62 * Castro in America * Agrarian reform: Politics and Crisis * The Eclipse of the Liberals * A Sword is Drawn * The End of Capitalist Cuba * The U.S. Prepares for Battle * Cuba Socialista: I * Cuba Socialista: II * Battle of Cochinos Bay * Between the Crises * The Missile Crisis: I * The Missile Crisis: II * The Missile Crisis: III Epilogue * The Utopians * The Ten Million Ton Harvest and its Implications * The New Men * The Guardians * New Friends and Old * The Pursuit of Freedom Appendices * The Cuban Oligarchy * Cuban Governors and Presidents * Who were the Cuban Indians? * Kennions Slave Concession * Estimated Cuban Slave Imports * Outfit of a Slave Ship, 1825 * Slave Ships from Havana, 1825 * Affidavit of Lieutenant Nott * Chinese Imports to Cuba, 1847-73 * The Last Slave Journey across the Atlantic, 1865 * The Attack on Moncada and Bayamo * The State of Agriculture in 1959 * Cuban and World Sugar Production, 1770-1970 * World Raw Sugar Prices, 1900-1962
Other Titles: Pursuit of freedom.
Cuba
Responsibility: Hugh Thomas.

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