A History of the Cuban Revolution
November 2010, Wiley-Blackwell
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Talking about freedom.
Scholars weigh in.
Comparing capitalism and socialism.
Latin American attitudes.
Chapter 1: Cuba through 1959.
The colony in the republic.
Revolution: a war, or a process?
Chapter 2: Experiments with Socialism.
Analyzing the situation: economic backwardness.
The 1960s: Experimentation and the Great Debate.
The 1970s: Institutionalization and the Soviet Model.
Democracy: U.S.- and Cuban-style.
Cuba in the 1970s: how it worked.
How democratic was Cuban socialism?
Chapter 3: The Cuban Revolution and the World: Relations with the United States.
The U.S. and Cuba.
In their own words: US policymakers respond to revolution.
Covert War: Up to the Bay of Pigs.
Covert war: After the Bay of Pigs.
The Missile Crisis.
After the Missile Crisis.
The war continues.
Chapter 4: The Cuban Revolution and the World: Emigration and Internationalism.
Cuba’s global reach: beyond the Cold War.
Cuba and black internationalism.
Cuba in Africa and Latin America.
Civilian aid missions.
Chapter 5: Art, Culture and Revolution.
Chapter 6: Cuba Diversa.
Chapter 7: The "Special Period": Socialism on One Island.
1993-1995: Rapidfire reforms.
Charting new territory.
Contradictions: inequality and jineterismo.
Opting to leave: the 1994 exodus.
Debate and its limits during the 1990s.
Chapter 8: Cuba into the 21st Century.
From perfeccionamiento to recentralization.
Civil society into the new century.
Cuba, Venezuela and the ALBA.
Cuba after Fidel.
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