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Inside the Cuban Revolution

Fidel Castro and the Urban Underground

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$30.50 • £24.95 • €27.50

ISBN 9780674016125

Publication Date: 10/25/2004


286 pages

5-11/16 x 8-15/16 inches

10 halftones, 2 maps


  • List of Maps and Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction: History, Mythology, and Revolution
  • 1. “Tactics in Politics and Tactics in Revolution Are Not the Same”
  • 2. The Sierra Manifesto
  • 3. “We Had to Act a Bit Dictatorially”
  • 4. Defining Opposition Unity on the Ground
  • 5. Fear and Loathing in Miami
  • 6. Taming the Politiqueros in Exile
  • 7. With Friends Like These, Who Needs Enemies?
  • 8. Total War?
  • 9. The Golden Age of the Llano
  • 10. The Arms Race
  • 11. Politics and Popular Insurrection
  • 12. “Bordering on Chaos”
  • 13. Picking up the Pieces
  • 14. Unity: “Like a Magic Word”
  • 15. The Pact of Caracas
  • 16. Hasta La Victoria!
  • Epilogue: Transitions Then and Now
  • About the Research
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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