Cuba

by Miriam Celaya, Dimas Castellanos & Ted A. Henken
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Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Series: Nations in Focus

Publication Date: January 27, 2016

ISBN: 9781610690126

Binding: Kobo eBook

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Written by some of the best-known independent scholars, citizen journalists, cyber-activists, and bloggers living in Cuba today, this book presents a critical, complete, and unbiased overview of contemporary Cuba.

• Pays special attention to the opportunities, limitations, and challenges presented by the leadership of Raul Castro and his reforms

• Provides an accurate, insider's perspective into contemporary Cuba supplied by Cubans who currently live and work on the island, in stark contrast with most accounts that are filtered through the lens of an outside observer

• Supplies readers with a critical, comprehensive review of Cuban history, economics, politics, culture, and society that places current developments in historical context

• Includes a glossary, an appendix of up-to-date statistical information, dozens of sidebars on a variety of important and unusual topics, and an annotated bibliography