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A Revolutionary Hurricane Sweeps Cuba

Deborah Shnookal

in Operation Pedro Pan and the Exodus of Cuba's Children

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401551
eISBN:
9781683402220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401551.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the countervailing forces within Cuban society that were exposed as a revolutionary hurricane swept the island after the 1959 Revolution. It discusses the revolutionary ... More


A History That Dare Not Be Told: Political Culture and the Making of Revolutionary Cuba, 1946–1958

Lillian Guerra

in Heroes, Martyrs, and Political Messiahs in Revolutionary Cuba, 1946-1958

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300175530
eISBN:
9780300235333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175530.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This introductory chapter briefly illustrates Cuba's underground revolutionary culture and the challenges it faced during Fulgencio Batista's regime. It argues that the “New Cuba” that allegedly ... More


Return to the City of Rivers

MIGUEL A. Bretos

in Matanzas: The Cuba Nobody Knows

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813038100
eISBN:
9780813041568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038100.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter, by way of epilogue, evokes the author's return to his hometown forty-two years after he left it. It observes that although many things have changed, many remain. The author confronts ... More


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