Description - Cuba by Jaime Suchlicki
Provides a detailed and sophisticated understanding of the Cuba of yesterday, today and tomorrow. In addition to its concise narrative history, this fifth edition anlyzes Cuba's current political climate, economy, and the current regime's future. The author discusses the domestic and international events that have affected this island nation in recent years. Of particular importance are the rise to power of Hugo Chavez in Venezuela, China's willingness to expand trade and investments in Cuba, the island's rejuvenated tourist industry, and Cuban Americans' increasing remittances of dollars.
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(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
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Author Biography - Jaime Suchlicki
JAIME SUCHLICKI, one of the world's foremost scholars on Latin America, is a professor of history at the School of International Studies at the University of Miami. He edits the Journal of Inter-American and World Affairs, consults for the U.S. government, and is the author of Mexico: From Montezuma to the Fall of the PRI and University Students and Revolution in Cuba. He lives in Coral Gables, Florida.