Encyclopedia of Cuba

Encyclopedia of Cuba

People, History, Culture

Book - 2003
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Presenting an objective, balanced view of Cuba, 80 distinguished scholars and researchers survey the country's tempestuous history from past to present. This wonderfully comprehensive 2-volume set also tells the stories of Cuban exiles in the United States and other countries. Over 700 entries are presented in 12 topical chapters:

National Symbols

Geography, the Environment, and Urbanization

History: the Colonial Period (Pre-Columbian Era to 1901)

History: the Republican Period (1902-1958)

History and Government: the Revolutionary Period (1959-)

Contemporary Economy and Society

Literature and the Social Sciences

Performing Arts

Plastic Arts

Popular Culture and Religion

Sports

The Cuban Diaspora

Appendices include a chronology, more than 200 illustrations (many in color), photographs, maps, tables, graphs, historical and legal documents, U.S. laws relating to Cuba, and governors and presidents. This unique, thorough, and impartial reference set is ideal for high school and university students, scholars, and the general public."

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, c2003
ISBN: 9781573565738
1573565733
9781573565721
1573565725
9781573563345
157356334X
1573565735
Branch Call Number: 972.91003 ENCYCLOPEDIA
Characteristics: 2 v. (xxix, 688 p.) : ill., maps ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Martínez-Fernández, Luis 1960-

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