Cuba

Titre : Cuba
Auteur : Susan Kaufman Purcell
Éditeur : Lynne Rienner Publishers
ISBN-13 : 1555879330
Libération : 2000

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The contributors to this collection offer a range of views on the growing political and economic challenges facing the Castro regime, how these challenges will be met, and Cuba's prospects for a peaceful transition to democracy.

Back Channel to Cuba

Titre : Back Channel to Cuba
Auteur : William M. LeoGrande
Éditeur : UNC Press Books
ISBN-13 : 9781469626611
Libération : 2015-09-14

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History is being made in U.S.-Cuban relations. Now in paperback and updated to tell the real story behind the stunning December 17, 2014, announcement by President Obama and President Castro of their move to restore full diplomatic relations, this powerful book is essential to understanding ongoing efforts toward normalization in a new era of engagement. Challenging the conventional wisdom of perpetual conflict and aggression between the United States and Cuba since 1959, Back Channel to Cuba chronicles a surprising, untold history of bilateral efforts toward rapprochement and reconciliation. William M. LeoGrande and Peter Kornbluh here present a remarkably new and relevant account, describing how, despite the intense political clamor surrounding efforts to improve relations with Havana, negotiations have been conducted by every presidential administration since Eisenhower's through secret, back-channel diplomacy. From John F. Kennedy's offering of an olive branch to Fidel Castro after the missile crisis, to Henry Kissinger's top secret quest for normalization, to Barack Obama's promise of a new approach, LeoGrande and Kornbluh uncovered hundreds of formerly secret U.S. documents and conducted interviews with dozens of negotiators, intermediaries, and policy makers, including Fidel Castro and Jimmy Carter. They reveal a fifty-year record of dialogue and negotiations, both open and furtive, that provides the historical foundation for the dramatic breakthrough in U.S.-Cuba ties.

Cuba

Titre : Cuba
Auteur : Richard A. Crooker
Éditeur : Infobase Publishing
ISBN-13 : 9781604136227
Libération : 2010

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Describes the history, geography, government, economy, people, and culture of Cuba.

Cuba

Titre : Cuba
Auteur : Andrea O'Reilly Herrera
Éditeur : SUNY Press
ISBN-13 : 9780791479650
Libération : 2012-02-01

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Internationally renowned scholars address the Cuban diaspora from multiple perspectives and locations.

Cuba

Titre : Cuba
Auteur : Ted Henken
Éditeur : ABC-CLIO
ISBN-13 : 9781851099849
Libération : 2008

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A review of Cuban history, politics, and society includes a listing of key events and people, directories of organizations, and an annotated bibliography.

Cuba

Titre : Cuba
Auteur :
Éditeur : Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN-13 : 9781580932752
Libération : 2010

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The images contained in this book do more than mirror reality in Cuba. They offer an orientation to its complexities. They present glimpses that are factual, realistic, honest, mixed with a breath of lyricism and quotidian simplicity, capturing our attention and allowing us to see the unseen. They get us in touch with the depth of our own inwardness and expand our sympathies not only for the Cuban people but also for humanity. —Nilo Cruz Cuba is a rhythmic, colorful, sophisticated, and intimate view into this isolated island that has long existed in a state of paralysis, immobile in time. Photographer Jeffrey Milstein captures and delves deep into the beauty, soul, and the extremes of Cuba’s urban life, the character of its people, the atmosphere of the region, and the country’s visual attractions and landscape. The artful presentation and more than one hundred stunning photographs portray a story far more revealing and intimate than words can tell, rare views of Cubans at work and play will dispel any notion you might have that Cuba is a somber and depressing place, and will draw you into the history and the people that make Cuba our most fascinating neighbor.

New Art of Cuba

Titre : New Art of Cuba
Auteur : Luis Camnitzer
Éditeur : University of Texas Press
ISBN-13 : 0292705174
Libération : 2003

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Starting with the groundbreaking 1981 exhibit called "Volumen I," New Art of Cuba provided the first comprehensive look at the works of the first generation of Cuban artists completely shaped by the 1959 revolution. This revised edition includes a new epilogue that discusses developments in Cuban art since the book's publication in 1994, including the exodus of artists in the early 1990s, the effects of the new dollar economy on the status of artists, and the shift away from socialist themes to more personal concerns in the artists' works. Twenty-four new color plates augment the more than 200 b&w illustrations of the original volume.

Cuba and the United States

Titre : Cuba and the United States
Auteur : Louis A. Pérez
Éditeur : University of Georgia Press
ISBN-13 : 9780820340074
Libération : 2011-03-15

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The Times Literary Supplement calls Louis A. Pérez Jr. "the foremost historian of Cuba writing in English." In this new edition of his acclaimed 1990 volume, he brings his expertise to bear on the history and direction of relations between Cuba and the United States. Of all the peoples in Latin America, the author argues, none have been more familiar to the United States than Cubans--who in turn have come to know their northern neighbors equally well. Focusing on what President McKinley called "the ties of singular intimacy" linking the destinies of the two societies, Pérez examines the points at which they have made contact--politically, culturally, economically--and explores the dilemmas that proximity to the United States has posed to Cubans in their quest for national identity. This edition has been updated to cover such developments of recent years as the renewed debate over American trade sanctions against Cuba, the Elián González controversy, and increased cultural exchanges between the two countries. Also included are a new preface and an updated bibliographical essay.

History of Cuba

Titre : History of Cuba
Auteur : Maturin Murray Ballou
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : BSB:BSB10253685
Libération : 1854

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Maturin Murray Ballou A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de History of Cuba Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Cuba

Titre : Cuba
Auteur : Susan Hughes
Éditeur : Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN-13 : 0778793257
Libération : 2004

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Offers a brief history of the people of Cuba and describes daily life in the cities and rural areas, education, recreational activities, and favorite foods of Cubans.