The Resource Cuba : what everyone needs to know, Julia E. Sweig

Cuba : what everyone needs to know, Julia E. Sweig

Label
Cuba : what everyone needs to know
Title
Cuba
Title remainder
what everyone needs to know
Statement of responsibility
Julia E. Sweig
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In Cuba: What Everyone Needs to Know , Julia Sweig, one of America's leading experts on Cuba and Latin America, presents a concise and remarkably accessible portrait of the small island nation's unique place on the world stage over the past fifty years. Yet it is authoritative as well. Following a scene-setting introduction that describes the dynamics unleashed since summer 2006 when Fidel Castro transferred provisional power to his brother Raul, the book looks backward toward Cuba's history since the Spanish American War before shifting to more recent times. Focusing equally on Cuba's role in world affairs and its own social and political transformations, Sweig divides the book chronologically into the pre-Fidel era, the period between the 1959 revolution and the fall of the Soviet Union, the post-Cold War era, and-finally-the looming post-Fidel era."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sweig, Julia
Dewey number
972.9106/4
Index
index present
LC call number
F1788
LC item number
.S955 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cuba
  • Cuba
  • Cuba
  • Cuba
  • United States
Label
Cuba : what everyone needs to know, Julia E. Sweig
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-258) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cuba before 1959 -- The Cuban Revolution and the Cold War, 1959-91 -- U.S.-Cuba -- Cuba in the world -- The Cuban Revolution after the Cold War, 1991-2006 -- U,S.-Cuba -- Cuba in the world -- After Fidel, under Raul -- Domestic -- U.S.-Cuba -- Cuba in the world
Control code
ocm251213436
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxii, 279 pages
Isbn
9780195383799
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2009014819
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)251213436
  • (Sirsi) a1016687
Label
Cuba : what everyone needs to know, Julia E. Sweig
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-258) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cuba before 1959 -- The Cuban Revolution and the Cold War, 1959-91 -- U.S.-Cuba -- Cuba in the world -- The Cuban Revolution after the Cold War, 1991-2006 -- U,S.-Cuba -- Cuba in the world -- After Fidel, under Raul -- Domestic -- U.S.-Cuba -- Cuba in the world
Control code
ocm251213436
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxii, 279 pages
Isbn
9780195383799
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2009014819
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)251213436
  • (Sirsi) a1016687

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