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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 37 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Before Night Falls by Reinaldo Arenas
    Before Night Falls - by Reinaldo Arenas

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781781258682 | ISBN 10: 1781258686

    The heartbreaking memoir of artistic, sexual and political freedom in Castro's Cuba, with a new foreword by Garth Greenwell.  Reinaldo Arenas was born to a poverty-stricken family in rural Cuba. By the time of his death in New York four decades l ... more

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  • Cover image of book Che, My Brother by Juan Martin Guevara and Armelle Vincent
    Che, My Brother - by Juan Martin Guevara and Armelle Vincent

    £20.00   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781509517756 | ISBN 10: 1509517758

    On 9 October 1967, Ernesto Che Guevara, Marxist guerrilla leader and hero of the Cuban Revolution, was captured and executed by Bolivian forces. When the Guevara family learned from the front pages that Che was dead, they decided to say nothing. Fift ... more

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  • Cover image of book To Defend the Revolution is to Defend Culture: The Cultural Policy of the Cuban Revolution by Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt
    To Defend the Revolution is to Defend Culture: The Cultural Policy of the Cuban Revolution - by Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt

    £17.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781629631042 | ISBN 10: 1629631043

    Grounded in painstaking research, To Defend the Revolution Is to Defend Culture revisits the circumstances which led to the arts being embraced at the heart of the Cuban Revolution. Introducing the main protagonists to the debate, this previously unt ... more

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  • Cover image of book Che and Fidel: Images from History by Aleida March
    Che and Fidel: Images from History - by Aleida March

    £14.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781925019414 | ISBN 10: 1925019411

    A photographic testimony to the extraordinary bond that existed between two extraordinary individuals, Fidel Castro and Che Guevara.   Introduced and selected by Che Guevara’s widow, Aleida March, this book offers a photographic testimony to t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Last Soldiers of the Cold War: The Story of the Cuban Five by Fernando Morais
    Last Soldiers of the Cold War: The Story of the Cuban Five - by Fernando Morais

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781781688762 | ISBN 10: 1781688761

    Here is the story of political prisoners finally freed in December 2014, after being held captive by the United States since the late 1990s. Through the 1980s and 1990s, violent anti-Castro groups based in Florida carried out hundreds of military at ... more

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  • Cover image of book Listen, Yankee! Why Cuba Matters by Tom Hayden
    Listen, Yankee! Why Cuba Matters - by Tom Hayden

    £17.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781609805968 | ISBN 10: 1609805968

    Based on unprecedented access to both Cuban and American officials, a book that offers fresh insight into one of history's most enigmatic relationships between nation-states—from one of America's best-known voices of political and social activism.&nb ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cuba, the Media, and the Challenge of Impartiality by Salim Lamrani; foreword by Eduardo Galeano, translated by Larry Oberg
    Cuba, the Media, and the Challenge of Impartiality - by Salim Lamrani; foreword by Eduardo Galeano, translated by Larry Oberg

    £14.00   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781583674710 | ISBN 10: 1583674713

    In this concise and detailed work, Salim Lamrani addresses questions of media concentration and corporate bias by examining a perennially controversial topic: Cuba. Lamrani argues that the tiny island nation is forced to contend not only with economi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Voices from Prison: The Cuban Five by Gerardo Hernández, Ramón Labañino and Rafael Cancel Miranda
    Voices from Prison: The Cuban Five - by Gerardo Hernández, Ramón Labañino and Rafael Cancel Miranda

    £4.50   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781604880588 | ISBN 10: 1604880589

    The unbending dignity, truthfulness, and integrity of the five Cubans framed up by the US government and today serving draconian sentences in federal prisons has won them the admiration and respect of prominent figures around the world and thousands ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cuba and Its Neighbours: Democracy in Motion by Arnold August
    Cuba and Its Neighbours: Democracy in Motion - by Arnold August

    £16.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781848138667 | ISBN 10: 1848138660

    In this groundbreaking book, Arnold August explores Cuba's unique form of democracy, presenting a detailed and balanced analysis of Cuba's electoral process and the state's functioning between elections. By comparing them with practices in the U.S., ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women in Cuba: The Making of a Revolution Within the Revolution by Vilma Espín, Asela de los Santos, and Yolanda Ferrer
    Women in Cuba: The Making of a Revolution Within the Revolution - by Vilma Espín, Asela de los Santos, and Yolanda Ferrer

    £17.00   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781604880366 | ISBN 10: 1604880368

    The social revolution that in 1959 brought down the bloody Batista dictatorship began in the streets of cities like Santiago de Cuba and the Rebel Army’s liberated mountain zones of eastern Cuba. The unprecedented integration of women in the ranks an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Revolutionary Doctors: How Venezuela and Cuba are Changing the World
    Revolutionary Doctors: How Venezuela and Cuba are Changing the World's Conception of Health Care - by Steve Brouwer

    £15.00   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781583672396 | ISBN 10: 1583672397

    Revolutionary Doctors gives readers a first-hand account of Venezuela’s innovative and inspiring program of community health care, designed to serve — and largely carried out by — the poor themselves. Drawing on long-term participant observations as ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cuba: A History by Hugh Thomas
    Cuba: A History - by Hugh Thomas

    £20.00   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141034508 | ISBN 10: 0141034505

    First published in 1971, Cuba: The Pursuit of Freedom is still the most important and authoritative book on this complex and often geopolitically significant country, marrying Hugh Thomas's unique skills as arguably the world's leading historian of S ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cuban Revolution in the 21st Century by George Lambie
    The Cuban Revolution in the 21st Century - by George Lambie

    £26.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780745330105 | ISBN 10: 074533010x

    While most books and articles on Cuba seek to analyse the island’s socialist experiment from the perspective of internal dynamics or international relations, this book attempts to understand the revolutionary process as part of a counter-current agai ... more

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  • Cover image of book Voices from the Other Side: An Oral History of Terrorism Against Cuba by Keith Bolender, with an introduction by Noam Chomsky
    Voices from the Other Side: An Oral History of Terrorism Against Cuba - by Keith Bolender, with an introduction by Noam Chomsky

    £17.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780745330402 | ISBN 10: 0745330401

    Since the early 1960s, few other countries have endured more acts of terrorism against civilian targets than Cuba, and the US has had its hand in much of it. This book gives a voice to the victims.   Keith Bolender brings to bear the enormous ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Island That Dared: Journeys in Cuba by Dervla Murphy
    The Island That Dared: Journeys in Cuba - by Dervla Murphy

    £14.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781906011468 | ISBN 10: 190601146x

    Take a three-generation family holiday in Cuba in the company of Dervla Murphy, her daughter and three young granddaughters and you have a Swallows and Amazon like adventure in the Caribean as they trek into the hills and along the coast as a family, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fidel and Che: A Revolutionary Friendship by Simon Reid-Henry
    Fidel and Che: A Revolutionary Friendship - by Simon Reid-Henry

    £12.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780340923467 | ISBN 10: 0340923466

    Fidel and Che: A Revolutionary Friendship is the story of the peasant's son, scholar, and rebel - Fidel Castro, and his fateful meeting with the itinerant doctor Ernesto (Che) Guevara. Not yet thirty, and both in exile, they met in Mexico City in 19 ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cuba and Venezuela: An Insight into Two Revolutions by Gernab Sanchez
    Cuba and Venezuela: An Insight into Two Revolutions - by Gernab Sanchez

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781920888398 | ISBN 10: 192088839x

    Is Venezuela the new Cuba? What are the similarities and divergences between these two revolutionary processes?  With Latin America becoming more volatile than it has been for decades, this book addresses the question everyone, both friend and foe of ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Was Cuba: Treasures from the Ramiro Fernandez Collection by Kevin Kwan
    I Was Cuba: Treasures from the Ramiro Fernandez Collection - by Kevin Kwan

    £15.99   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780811860536 | ISBN 10: 0811860531

    While most think of Cuba as a mythical island of rum, rumba, and revolution, period photographs reveal a more complex place. I Was Cuba is an original look at Cuban history as seen through the Ramiro Fernandez Collection—arguably the world's leading ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Jose Marti Reader: Writings on the Americas by Jose Marti
    The Jose Marti Reader: Writings on the Americas - by Jose Marti

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781920888749 | ISBN 10: 1920888748

    This Reader presents an outstanding new anthology of the writings, poetry and letters of José Martí — one of the most brilliant and impassioned Latin American intellectuals of the 19th century.  Teacher, journalist, revolutionary and poet, Jo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Our America and Theirs: Kennedy and the Alliance for Progress - The Debate at the Punta del Este by Ernesto Che Guevara
    Our America and Theirs: Kennedy and the Alliance for Progress - The Debate at the Punta del Este - by Ernesto Che Guevara

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781876175818 | ISBN 10: 1876175818

    To check the growing rebellion in Latin America after the Cuban revolution, Kennedy initiated the Alliance for Progress - a program for free trade and development in the Americas. Che Guevara, representing the Cuban revolutionary government, condemne ... more

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  • Cover image of book Che Guevara and the Latin American Revolution by Manuel "Barabarroja" Pineiro
    Che Guevara and the Latin American Revolution - by Manuel "Barabarroja" Pineiro

    £12.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781920888466 | ISBN 10: 1920888462

    "To try to reduce Che to a mere cultural symbol is a vulgar oversimplification...Che lives wherever there is a wrong to right and wherever there is a man or woman willing to dedicate his or her energy, efforts, intelligence, and even life to the imme ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cuba: A New History by Richard Gott
    Cuba: A New History - by Richard Gott

    £14.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780300111149 | ISBN 10: 0300111142

    This new look at the history of Cuba illuminates the island's entire revolutionary past as well as the most recent decades of the Castro regime. Events in Fidel Castro's island nation often command international attention and just as often inspire co ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fidel: My Early Years by Fidel Castro
    Fidel: My Early Years - by Fidel Castro

    £11.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781920888091 | ISBN 10: 1920888098

    A unique selection of personal reflections by the controversial Cuban leader, Fidel Castro. With an introductory essay by Gabriel García Márquez, this book brings together a fascinating selection of Fidel Castro's own remarkably frank writings abo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Letters of Love and Hope: The Story of the Cuban Five by Alice Walker et al.
    Letters of Love and Hope: The Story of the Cuban Five - by Alice Walker et al.

    £11.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781920888237 | ISBN 10: 1920888233

    "The story of the Cuban Five is one of courage, great sacrifice, and love. It is a story for the ages; especially for those of our people who have suffered under the implacable opression of white America supremacy; a rule of colour and power the rest ... more

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  • Cover image of book Castro and Cuba: From the Revolution to the Present by Angelo Trento
    Castro and Cuba: From the Revolution to the Present - by Angelo Trento

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781844370481 | ISBN 10: 1844370488

    On January 1, 1959, Castro's followers entered Havana. The guerillas took power and the "socialism of the tropics" began. Today, although the Castro regime has introduced some openings to a market economy, the island continues to wage a battle for it ... more

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  • Cover image of book State Resistance to Globalisation in Cuba by Antonio Carmona Baez
    State Resistance to Globalisation in Cuba - by Antonio Carmona Baez

    £26.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780745321455 | ISBN 10: 0745321453

    In a world dominated by neo-liberal globalisation, Cuba stands apart as a tiny enclave of resistance to the free market economy. Its success - in the face of massive opposition from the US and the apparent triumph of neo-liberalism worldwide - is rem ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cuba: A Revolution in Motion by Isaac Saney
    Cuba: A Revolution in Motion - by Isaac Saney

    £18.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781842773635 | ISBN 10: 1842773631

    This accessible, up-to-date and comprehensive introduction to Cuba provides both students and general readers with a sense of the changes - and continuities - in Cuba through the 1990s. Its surveys Cuba's history and the revolutionary path, focusing ... more

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  • Cover image of book Haydee Santamaria by Betsy Maclean (Ed.)
    Haydee Santamaria - by Betsy Maclean (Ed.)

    £7.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9781876175597 | ISBN 10: 1876175591

    Haydee Santamaria first achieved notoriety by being one of two women who participated in the armed attack that sparked the Cuba Revolution. Later, as director of the world renowned literary institution, Casa de las Americas, she embraced culture as a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cold War: Warnings for a Unipolar World by Fidel Castro
    Cold War: Warnings for a Unipolar World - by Fidel Castro

    £8.95   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9781876175771 | ISBN 10: 187617577x

    Who won the Cold War? In an astonishingly frank interview, Cuba's Fidel Castro makes some remarkable revelations about the conflict that took the world to the brink of annihilation. Far from being a proxy for Moscow, Fidel Castro explains that Cuba's ... more

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  • Cover image of book On Imperialist Globalization: Two Speeches by Fidel Castro
    On Imperialist Globalization: Two Speeches - by Fidel Castro

    £15.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781842772690 | ISBN 10: 1842772694

    Fidel Castro is one of the keenest observers of the process of globalization in the world. In these two speeches delivered on the eve of the new century, he critically analyses the workings of the imperialist world order, manifested in new forms of e ... more

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  • Cover image of book Travelers
    Travelers' Tales of Old Cuba - by John Jenkins (Ed.)

    £11.95   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781876175375 | ISBN 10: 1876175370

    Few places in the world are as colourful and interesting as Cuba, which has drawn travelers ever since it was "discovered" by Columbus in 1492. Magnificently evoking the romance and drama as well as darker episodes of slavery and tyranny, this book b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bacardi: The Hidden War by Hernando Calvo Ospina
    Bacardi: The Hidden War - by Hernando Calvo Ospina

    £17.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780745318738 | ISBN 10: 0745318738

    The Bacardi rum company is one of the most successful and recognisable brands in the world. It spends millions on marketing itself as the spirit of youth and vitality. But behind its image as a party drink lies a very different story. In this book, i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Afro-Cuban Religions by Miguel Barnet (Translated by Christine Ayorinde)
    Afro-Cuban Religions - by Miguel Barnet (Translated by Christine Ayorinde)

    £19.95   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9781558762558 | ISBN 10: 1558762558

    African-derived religions enrich all aspects of Cuba's social, cultural and everyday life, and encompass all ethnic and social groups. Politics, art, and civil events such as weddings, funerals, festivals and carnivals all possess distinctly Afro-Cub ... more

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  • Cover image of book In the Land of Mirrors: Cuban Exile Politics in the United States by Maria de los Angeles Torres
    In the Land of Mirrors: Cuban Exile Politics in the United States - by Maria de los Angeles Torres

    £30.50   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780472087884 | ISBN 10: 0472087886

    'In the Land of Mirrors' is a journey through the politics of Cuban exiles since the 1959 Cuban Revolution. Interspersed with vignettes from her own experiences and political activism, Maria de los Angeles Torres explores the meanings and ramificatio ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cuba on My Mind: Journeys to a Severed Nation by Roman de la Campa
    Cuba on My Mind: Journeys to a Severed Nation - by Roman de la Campa

    £16.00   hardback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9781859847909 | ISBN 10: 1859847900

    In this moving and personal account of the forty-three-year-old divide between Cuba and its exile population in the United States, Roman de la Campa questions both sides of a family feud that is acutely reflective of his own experience. Taking the th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Capitalism in Crisis: Globalisation and World Politics Today by Fidel Castro
    Capitalism in Crisis: Globalisation and World Politics Today - by Fidel Castro

    £13.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9781876175184 | ISBN 10: 1876175184

    In this book, Fidel Castro adds his voice to the growing international chorus against neoliberalism and globalization. 'Why not seek other formulas and admit that humankind is able to organize itself in a more rational and humane manner?' asks the Cu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cuba in Focus: A Guide to the People, Politics and Culture by Emily Hatchwell and Simon Calder
    Cuba in Focus: A Guide to the People, Politics and Culture - by Emily Hatchwell and Simon Calder

    £12.95   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9781899365265 | ISBN 10: 1899365265

    'Cuba in Focus' is an authoritative guide to this extraordinary island. It explores the history, economy, politics, society and culture of Cuba, and is one in a series of guides covering the countries of South and Central America and the Caribbean. ... more

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