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The guerrilla legacy of the Cuban Revolution

Author: Anna Clayfield
Publisher: Gainesville : University of Florida Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book examines the way in which the guerrilla origins of the Cuban Revolution have shaped the beliefs and values that have underpinned it since 1959. The book proposes that it is this guerrilla discourse which holds the key to understanding not only the survival of the Revolution itself, but the longevity of its leadership.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Clayfield
ISBN: 9781683400899 1683400895
OCLC Number: 1054374822
Description: x, 204 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Looking beyond militarism --
Perpetuating a fighting spirit: guerrilla warfare and the guerrillero in Cuba --
Consolidating the revolution, 1959-1968 --
The vanguard will be the guerrilla movement, 1968-1979 --
Guerrillerismo in the shadows, 1980-1989 --
Surviving the special period: learning lessons from the past, 1989-2003 --
The revolution under Raúl: the old guard in a new century, 2006-2018 --
Conclusion: Guerrillerismo, a symbolic arsenal.
Responsibility: Anna Clayfield.


Challenges contemporary Western views on the militarization of Cuba. Anna Clayfield argues that, while the pervasiveness of armed forces in revolutionary Cuba is hard to refute, it is the guerrilla  Read more...


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