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by Paul J. Dosal


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Cuba Libre: A Brief Histo. has been added to your Cart. Paul J. Dosal, born and raised in Tampa is a fourth-generation Cuban American, a descendant of the cigar makers who founded Ybor City in the late nineteenth century.

Cuba Libre: A Brief Histo. in History from Tulane University in 1987 and taught at the University of t (1987-95) before returning to his home town to teach at the University of South Florida.

As a work intended as concise supplementary reading for undergraduates, in the. As a work intended as concise supplementary reading for undergraduates, in the general pattern of Harlan Davidson's American and European History Series, Paul Dosal's Cuba Libre is a smashing success-relating the fascinating history of the island nation in 150 pages of lively narrative-one that will set the tone for the volumes to follow.

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As a work intended as concise supplementary reading forundergraduates, in the general pattern of Harlan Davidson’sAmerican and European History Series, Paul Dosal’s Cuba Libreis a smashing success-relating the fascinating history of theisland nation in 150 pages of lively narrative-one that willset the tone for the volumes to follow.

A brief history of cuba. In 1924 Gerardo Machado was elected president of Cuba. The constitution barred him from more than one term but when his term ended in 1928 Machado held onto power. However, Machado was overthrown in 1933. After a period of unrest, Cuba gained a new and democratic constitution and elections were held. In 1952 Fulgencio Batista staged a coup in Cuba and became its dictator. At that time compared to other Latin American countries Cuba was prosperous and its people had a relatively high standard of living. Literacy rates were high and health care was relatively good

History of Cuba: The Challenge of the Yoke and the Star. Dosal, Paul J. Cuba Libre: A Brief History of Cuba. Wheeling, IL: Harlan Davidson, 2006.

History of Cuba: The Challenge of the Yoke and the Star. 295 pp. (P). Canton, Victor Miguel. Rompiendo el silencio: Historia de una familia mambisa. Miami: Biblioteca Democratica, 2007. 152 pp. Doss, Joe Morris. Let the Bastards Go: From Cuba to Freedom on God's Mercy. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2003.

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The island of Cuba was inhabited by various Mesoamerican cultures prior to the arrival of the Spanish in 1492. After the arrival, Spain conquered Cuba and appointed Spanish governors to rule in Havana

The island of Cuba was inhabited by various Mesoamerican cultures prior to the arrival of the Spanish in 1492. After the arrival, Spain conquered Cuba and appointed Spanish governors to rule in Havana. In 1762, Havana was briefly occupied by Great Britain, before being returned to Spain in Florida. A series of rebellions during the 19th century failed to end the Spanish rule.

As a work intended as concise supplementary reading forundergraduates, in the general pattern of Harlan Davidson’sAmerican and European History Series, Paul Dosal’s Cuba Libreis a smashing success—relating the fascinating history of theisland nation in 150 pages of lively narrative—one that willset the tone for the volumes to follow.

In its selection of facts and figures and steadily pacedstoryline, this succinct history of Cuba, from first contact withEuropeans to the present, will appeal to students and instructorsalike as interesting and informative reading for the Latin Americanand World History surveys, as well as specialized courses in Cubanhistory of Latin American-U.S. relations.


Cuba Libre: A Brief History of Cuba download epub
Americas
Author: Paul J. Dosal
ISBN: 0882952463
Category: History
Subcategory: Americas
Language: English
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (April 18, 2006)
Pages: 152 pages