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Sugar, North Amencan Business, and Other Bittersweets

Thomas G. Paterson

in Contesting Castro: The United States and the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101201
eISBN:
9780199854189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101201.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Castro and his movement hoped that they could incite a rebellion against the Batista government. They have calculated that Cubans appeared to be sick and tired of violence and corruption. However, ... More


U.S. Financial Flows in the Cuban Economy

Paolo Spadoni

in Failed Sanctions: Why the U.S. Embargo against Cuba Could Never Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035154
eISBN:
9780813038896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035154.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter tracks the flow of hard currency reaching Cuba from the United States in order to provide evidence of the importance for the Cuban economy of activities carried out by U.S. citizens and ... More


Evolution and Results of Foreign Investment in Cuba

Paolo Spadoni

in Failed Sanctions: Why the U.S. Embargo against Cuba Could Never Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035154
eISBN:
9780813038896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035154.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter analyzes the evolution and results of foreign direct investment in Cuba to show the positive impact of foreign capital and know-how on the development of the Cuban economy. Public ... More


The Impact of the Helms-Burton Law on Foreign Investment in Cuba

Paolo Spadoni

in Failed Sanctions: Why the U.S. Embargo against Cuba Could Never Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035154
eISBN:
9780813038896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035154.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter describes several different ways in which the Helms-Burton law affects prospective and existing foreign investors in Cuba. It also evaluates the impact of the legislation on Cuba's ... More


Revolutionary Cuba: A History

Luis Martínez-Fernández

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049953
eISBN:
9780813050416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049953.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book is a comprehensive, interpretative history of the Cuban Revolution, from the time of Batista’s 1952 coup to the present. The book offers a balanced perspective on the revolution by ... More


Transnationalism in the Context of Economic Sanctions

Paolo Spadoni

in Failed Sanctions: Why the U.S. Embargo against Cuba Could Never Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035154
eISBN:
9780813038896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035154.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Many scholars of international relations have assessed the effectiveness of sanctions by focusing on the economic adjustments introduced by the target country to cope with external pressure, ... More


History Will Absolve Me: The Rebellion, 1952–1958

Luis Martínez-Fernández

in Revolutionary Cuba: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049953
eISBN:
9780813050416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049953.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter begins with Batista’s March 11, 1952, coup, followed by a discussion of the violent and repressive character of the new regime. It also traces the development of the struggle to oust ... More


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