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Fulgencio Batista

Author: Frank Argote-Freyre
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2006-
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book, Frank Argote-Freyre provides a portrait of Fulgencio Batista. He describes Batista's rise to power as part of a revolutionary movement and the intrigues and dangers that surrounded him. Drawing on an extensive review of Cuban newspapers, government records, memos, oral history interviews, and a selection of Batista's personal documents, Argote-Freyre moves beyond simplistic caricatures to uncover the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Biographies (form)
Named Person: Fulgencio Batista y Zaldívar; Fulgencio Batista y Zaldívar; Fulgencio Batista y Zaldívar
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Argote-Freyre
ISBN: 0813537010 9780813537016 0813537029 9780813537023
OCLC Number: 59223855
Description: volumes <1-> : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: End and Beginning --
Restless Adolescence --
Sergeant Stenographer --
Machadato --
Sergeants' Revolt --
Revolution of 1933 --
An End to Revolution --
The Mendieta Years --
Labor Unrest --
The Elections of 1936 --
In the Shadow of Batista --
Cuban Strongman --
Road to Democracy.
Responsibility: Frank Argote-Freyre.
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Provides a full and balanced portrait of Fulgencio Batista. The author describes Batista's rise to power as part of a revolutionary movement and the intrigues and dangers that surrounded him. This  Read more...

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'This is the book about German Orientalism I felt I could not and did not want to write, and I am very grateful to Ian Almond for having produced it.' -- Suzanne Marchand, Louisiana State University, Read more...

 
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