Contesting Castro

Contesting Castro : The United States and the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution

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Paterson tells the fascinating story of the love-hate relationship that has grown between Cuba and the USA, from Castro's early fund-raising tours in the USA to support his revolution to Eisenhower's failed efforts to maintain support for more

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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 142.24 x 215.9 x 27.94mm | 725.74g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 16 pp halftones, 1 map
  • 0195101200
  • 9780195101201
  • 1,657,966

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Thomas Paterson, in Contesting Castro, details US policy toward Cuba and Castro since the 1950s with the acumen of a respected and widely read diplomatic historian ... His book is a blend of journalism and academic analysis, whose strength lies in fascinating detail culled from US archival sources. * Times Educational Supplement *show more

About Thomas G. Paterson

Thomas G. Paterson is Professor of History at the University of Connecticut. He is the author or editor of more than a dozen books, including On Every Front: The Making and Unmaking of the Cold War, Kennedy's Quest for Victory, and the popular textbook A People and a more

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