A History of the Cuban Revolution by Aviva Chomsky

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A History of the Cuban Revolution presents a concise socio-historical account of the Cuban Revolution of 1959, an event that continues to spark debate 50 years later.  Balances a comprehensive overview of the political and economic events of the revolution with a look at the revolution’s social impactProvides a lively, on-the-ground look at the lives of ordinary peopleFeatures both U.S. and Cuban perspectives to provide a complete and well-rounded look at the revolution and its repercussionsEncourages students to understand history through the viewpoint of individuals living itSelected as a 2011 Outstanding Academic Title by CHOICE

About Aviva Chomsky

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Aviva Chomsky is Professor of History and Coordinator of Latin American, Latino and Caribbean Studies at Salem State College in Massachusetts. Her previous books include Linked Labor Histories: New England, Colombia, and the Making of a Global Working Class (2008), winner of the New England Council of Latin America's Best Book Prize, They Take Our Jobs! And 20 Other Myths about Immigration (2007), and West Indian Workers and the United Fruit Company in Costa Rica, 1870-1940 (1996).
Published June 28, 2011 by Wiley-Blackwell. 224 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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