Castro"s Cuba, Cuba"s Fidel by Lee Lockwood

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder .

Written in English

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  • Cuba


  • Castro, Fidel, 1926-,
  • Cuba -- History -- 1959-,
  • Cuba -- Social conditions -- 1959-

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-375) and index.

Book details

Statementby Lee Lockwood.
LC ClassificationsF1788 .L57 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 379 p.
Number of Pages379
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1880824M
ISBN 100813310873, 0813310865
LC Control Number90041397

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