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Cuba From Columbus to Castro and Beyond, Fifth Edition, Revised by Jaime Suchlicki

Cuba From Columbus to Castro and Beyond, Fifth Edition, Revised


Cuba From Columbus to Castro and Beyond, Fifth Edition, Revised by Jaime Suchlicki

In Jaime Suchlicki's engaging style, Cuba: From Columbus to Castro and Beyond provides a detailed and sophisticated understanding of the Cuba of yesterday, today, and tomorrow. In addition to its concise narrative history, CUBA details the current political climate, economy, and the regime's future. Suchlicki discusses the domestic and international events that have affected this island nation in recent years. This highly readable history is perfect for students, travelers, and anyone else who seeks to understand more about Cuba and its people.


Detailed and sophisticated, written in a vivid style . . . well-balanced and objective. -Carmelo Mesa-Lago, Center for Latin American Studies, University of Pittsburgh Detailed and sophisticated, written in a vivid style . . . well-balanced and objective. A readable and concise, but thorough and scholarly, account of historical events in Cuba . . . . A very useful addition to the literature. Here is what students and teachers have long been waiting for: a concise, admirable lucid history of the island from Columbus up to and including the new revolutionary Cuban state of our days.

About the Author

JAIME SUCHLICKI, one of the world's foremost scholars on Latin America, is a professor of history at the School of International Studies at the University of Miami. He edits the Journal of Inter-American and World Affairs, consults for the U.S. government, and is the author of Mexico: From Montezuma to the Fall of the PRI and University Students and Revolution in Cuba. He lives in Coral Gables, Florida.

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Publication date

30th April 2002


Jaime Suchlicki

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Potomac Books Inc


278 pages


History of the Americas
Political activism
Economic history
International relations



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