Cuba: Between Reform and Revolution by Louis A. Perez

Cuba: Between Reform and Revolution

byLouis A. Perez

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Spanning the history of the island from pre-Columbian times to the present, this highly acclaimed survey examines Cuba's political and economic development within the context of its international relations and continuing struggle for self-determination. The dualism that emerged in Cubanideology - between liberal constructs of patria and radical formulations of nationality - is fully investigated as a source of both national tension and competing notions of liberty, equality, and justice. Author Louis A. Perez, Jr., integrates local and provincial developments with issues of class, race, and gender to give students a full and fascinating account of Cuba's history, focusing on its struggle for nationality.

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Louis A. Perez, Jr., is J. Carlyle Sitterson Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the author of Cuba in the American Imagination (2008), On Becoming Cuban (2007), and The War of 1898 (1998).
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Title:Cuba: Between Reform and RevolutionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:October 15, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199301441

ISBN - 13:9780199301447

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Fourth EditionPreface to the First Edition1. Geography and Pre-Columbian Peoples2. Colony and Society3. Out from the Shadows4. Transformation and Transition5. Reform and Revolution in the Colony6. Between Wars7. Revolution and Intervention8. The Structure of the Republic9. Reform and Revolution in the Republic10. The Eclipse of Old Cuba11. Between the Old and the New12. Socialist Cuba13. Cuba in the Post-Cold War WorldPolitical ChronologySelective Guide to the LiteratureIndex

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"Perez has a deep knowledge of the subject matter and moves easily from one historical period to the next. The text is very effective because of Perez's easy-to-follow narrative, meticulous knowledge of Cuban affairs, and engaging style." --Jorge Chimea, Wayne State University