A Contemporary Cuba Reader: The Revolution under Raúl Castro by Philip Brenner,Marguerite Rose Jiménez,John M. Kirk,William

By Philip Brenner,Marguerite Rose Jiménez,John M. Kirk,William M. LeoGrande

Cuba has gone through dramatic alterations because the cave in of ecu communism. The lack of monetary relief and preferential exchange with the Soviet Union and different japanese bloc nations compelled the Cuban govt to seek out new methods of organizing the family economic system and new advertisement family in a world procedure ruled through industry economies. The ensuing fiscal reforms have reverberated via Cuban society and politics, recreating social inequalities unknown because the Fifties and confronting the political process with unparalleled new demanding situations. The ensuing ferment is more and more obvious in Cuban cultural expression, and the responses to adversity and shortage have reshaped Cuban social relations.

This thoroughly revised and up to date version specializes in Cuba because Raúl Castro took over the country’s management in 2006. A modern Cuba Reader brings jointly the easiest contemporary scholarship and writing on Cuban politics, economics, overseas relatives, society, and tradition in present-day Cuba. excellent for college kids and common readers trying to comprehend this still-contentious and arguable island, the publication features a major advent surroundings the ancient context, in addition to half introductions and a chronology.

Supplementary assets for college students and professors can be found here.

Contributions by: Carlos Alzugaray Treto, Denise Blum, Philip Brenner, Michael J. Bustamante, Mariela Castro, Soraya M. Castro Mariño, María Auxiliadora César, Armando Chaguaceda, Margaret E. Crahan, Simon C. Darnell, Antonio Aja Díaz, Jorge I. Domínguez, María Isabel Domínguez, Tracey Eaton, H. Michael Erisman, Richard E. Feinberg, Reina Fleitas Ruiz, Edmundo García, Graciela González Olmedo, Conner Gorry, Katrin Hansing, Adrian H. Hearn, Ted A. Henken, Rafael Hernández, Monica Hirst, Robert Huish, Marguerite Rose Jiménez, Antoni Kapcia, C. William Keck, Emily J. Kirk, John M. Kirk, Hal Klepak, Sinan Koont, Par Kumaraswami, Saul Landau, William M. LeoGrande, Sandra Levinson, Esteban Morales, Nancy Morejón, Blanca Múnster Infante, Armando Nova González, Manuel Orozco, Leonardo Padura Fuentes, Omar Everleny Pérez Villanueva, Philip Peters, Camila Piñeiro Harnecker, Clotilde Proveyer Cervantes, Archibald Ritter, Ana M. Ruiz Aguirre, Daniel Salas González, Jorge Mario Sánchez Egozcue, Ann Marie inventory, Julia E. Sweig, Carlos Varela, Sjamme van de Voort, and María del Carmen Zabala Argüelles

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