This new, expanded edition of an anthology documents the turbulent history of the Cuban Revolution. From the euphoria of the early years of the revolution to near collapse in the 1990s, the editor selects a broad range of material, providing a sweeping vision of revolutionary Cuba--its challenges, its defeats, its impact on the world. Features an introductory essay that critically examines Cuba's decades-long relationship with the Soviet Union.Available in English as Cuban Revolution Reader (ISBN 1-920888-28-4)
Julio Garcia Luis is one of Cuba's most prominent writers and historians. Formerly president of the Cuban Journalists Union, he is currently Dean of the School of Social Communications at the University of Havana.