A Short HistoryBook - 1993
Cuba: A Short History brings together four chapters from Volumes III, V and VII of The Cambridge History of Latin America to provide for scholars, students and general readers a concise history of this important island nation. Contributors, top scholars in the field, trace the political, economic, and social development of Cuba from the middle of the eighteenth century onwards. The concluding chapter, updated for this volume, considers the dilemmas and challenges that Castro's Cuba faces in the wake of the Soviet Union's collapse. Each chapter is accompanied by a bibliographical essay.
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1993
Characteristics: vii, 172 p. : map ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Cambridge history of Latin America