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Cubans, an epic journey : the struggle of exiles for truth and freedom

Author: Sam Verdeja; Guillermo Martínez
Publisher: Miami, FL : Facts About Cuban Exiles, Inc. ; St. Louis, MO : Reedy Press, ©2011.
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This book is a collection of more than thirty essays by renowned scholars, historians, journalists, and media professionals that portray the experience of Cubans exiled in the United States and other countries in the last sixty years.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Verdeja; Guillermo Martínez
ISBN: 9781935806202 1935806203
OCLC Number: 773664513
Description: xvii, 782 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface / by Francisco Rodríguez --
Introduction / by Carlos Alberto Montaner --
pt. 1. The history. Cuba : before the revolution / by Guillermo Martínez and Sam Verdeja ; Miami before the revolution / by Howard Kleinberg ; Batista flees, Castro takes over ; The first exiles / by Guillermo Martínez and Sam Verdeja ; Bay of Pigs : a program of covert action ; Bay of Pigs : the invasion ; Bay of Pigs : the aftermath / by Howard Kleinberg ; The missile crisis ; Camarioca to the diálogo / by Guillermo Martínez and Sam Verdeja ; The Mariel exodus / by Silvia Unzueta ; Not my-ami / by Silvia Unzueta and Guillermo Martínez ; Balseros / by Guillermo Martínez, Francisco Rodríguez and Sam Verdeja ; Elián / by Guillermo Martínez and Sam Verdeja ; Executions and political prisoner ; The defense of human rights by the exiles / by Juan Clark ; The Cuban diaspora / by Leonardo Rodríguez --
pt. 2. The exile experience. Introduction to Part II / by Louise O'Brien. Business and finance. Cuban exiles' impact in banking ; Entrepreneurs : the pioneers ; Entrepreneurs : the new generation ; Leaders in corporate America / by Francisco Rodríguez, Leonardo Rodríguez, and Sam Verdeja --
Arts, entertainment, and religion. Cuba's wandering literature / by Olga Connor ; Plastic arts / by Olga I. Nodarse ; Theater / by Francisco Rodríguez ; Movies and documentaries / by Alejandro Ríos ; Popular music / by Eloy Cepero ; Classical music and ballet / by Sonia Frías ; Cuban sports before and after the revolution / by Roly Martín ; Religion / by Marcos Antonio Ramos --
Media and advertising. Print media / by Armando González ; Electronic media / by Alberto Vilar, Jośe Cancela, and Guillermo Martínez ; Advertising and public relations / by Aida Levitán --
Professionals. Medicine / by René F. Rodríguez ; Engineering and science / by José C. Irastorza ; Architecture / by Raúl L. Rodríguez ; Accountants in exile / by Enrique Viciana and Leonardo Rodríguez ; Education / by Federico R. Justiniani, Rogelio de la Torre, and Eduardo Zayas-Bazán ; Lawyers and judges / by René V. Murai --
Political, civic, and social life. Exiles in U.S. politics / by Carlos Curbelo ; Exile civic and social organizations / by José R. Garrigó ; The Cuban nation / by Raúl Chao --
Appendixes. Timeline of the history of Cuba : a chronology of key events, 1940-2011 ; Cuba 1958 : by the numbers ; Cuban-American community in the United States : by the numbers / by Leonardo Rodríguez ; Human rights violations in Cuba / by Juan Clark ; The Cuban diaspora : by the numbers / by Leonardo Rodríguez.
Responsibility: [editors] Sam Verdeja, Guillermo Martinez.

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This book is a collection of more than thirty essays by renowned scholars, historians, journalists, and media professionals that portray the experience of Cubans exiled in the United States and other countries in the last sixty years.

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