By Aviva Chomsky
A heritage of the Cuban Revolution provides a concise socio-historical account of the Cuban Revolution of 1959, an occasion that keeps to spark debate 50 years later.
• Balances a entire assessment of the political and financial occasions of the revolution with a glance on the revolution’s social effect
• presents a full of life, on-the-ground examine the lives of normal humans
• gains either U.S. and Cuban views to supply a whole and well-rounded examine the revolution and its repercussions
• Encourages scholars to appreciate historical past throughout the point of view of people dwelling it
• chosen as a 2011 extraordinary educational name by way of selection
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The boys in the regiment, most of them, have built comfortable log huts with 4 or 5 in a tent. I and 3 other of my camp are tenting together. We have a good time. Our house is made of logs principally. It is about 4 feet high and dug in the ground about a foot. Probably we shall not stay in here long, for I think we shall move in less than one week; probably cross the river again. The men do not like this very well and many of them are deserting. 2 nights ago 15 left the regiment and but 3 have returned.
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A History of the Cuban Revolution by Aviva Chomsky