A History of the Cuban Revolution
November 2010, Wiley-Blackwell
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"However, these weaknesses should not detract from what is a welcome, worthy and highly perceptive summary of the evolution of a process that is often baffling to outsiders, as well as to many Cubans on the island itself. It not only avoids many familiar pitfalls but shows a perceptive eye alongside the clear sympathy." (Journal of Latin American Studies, 2011)
"The book will interest instructors and students as well as a general audience." (Booknews, 1 April 2011)
"An overview of the political and economic events is combined with a look at this social impact through an examination of the lives of ordinary people." (Times Higher Education Supplement, 24 February 2011)
“This book is a useful textbook for undergraduate students and a welcome addition to the historiography on the Cuban Revolution. I would even strongly recommend it to any tourist visiting the island since it is concise, very well written, and easy to digest.” (Hispanic American Historical Review, 1 August 2012)
“The book teachers and students of the Cuban Revolution have been waiting forChomsky’s scholarly yet accessible history of one of the most fascinating and complex events of modern times.” Matilde Zimmermann, Sarah Lawrence College
“This is an outstanding textbook on the Cuban Revolution. Smart and clear, A History of the Cuban Revolution is truly interdisciplinary, covering U.S. intervention, the economy, health care, foreign policy as well as gender, literature, popular music and religion. . . . and the treatment of U.S. foreign policy is a tour de force. This text is the perfect backbone for undergraduate courses on Cuba and the Cuban revolution, as well as Latin American surveys.” Lauren Derby, University of California, Los Angeles
“This book presents an uncommon and refreshing review of Cuba’s history during the last fifty years. It will be very effective in introducing the revolution to undergraduate students and stimulating discussion. Written in clear prose, it combines personal experience with a careful and balanced review of the scholarship on Cuba.” Aldo Lauria-Santiago, Rutgers University
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