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Journal of Latin American Studies back issues
Blessings of liberty: the United States and the promotion of democracy in Cuba. (Commentary).
May 1, 2002... Only a few visitors to Washington's Arlington National Cemetery wander off the main tourist circuit, attracted by the mast of the battleship Maine, to a quiet knoll behind the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the resting place for 260 sailors killed when the ship exploded in Havana's harbour in...
Whither the Cuban economy after recovery? The reform process, upgrading strategies and the question of transition.(Statistical Data Included)
May 1, 2002... Introduction Not so long ago there was a lively debate on 'transition' in East and West, and North and South. Ironically, as it may seem today, that debate was about the transition from capitalism to socialism. (1) The transition debate today is about transition from a centrally planned...
Cuba's quest for economic independence.(Statistical Data Included)
May 1, 2002... The legacy of Cuban dependency In the late eighteenth century sugar displaced tobacco as Cuba's principal crop, and comparative advantage soon made the island the dominant producer in the world market. By 1856 Cuba produced 25 per cent of the world's sugar -- two and half times more...
US diplomacy and the downfall of a Cuban dictator: Machado in 1933.
May 1, 2002... The dictator Gerardo Machado met his downfall on August 12 1933, three months after Ambassador Sumner Welles had presented his letters of credence. The ambassador was President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's closest adviser on Latin American affairs as well as a family friend and protege of...
Fear and loathing of Fidel Castro: sources of US policy toward Cuba.
May 1, 2002... In the State Department I find there is a professional reluctance to mention Castro by name; curious psychological quirk, that. David E. Lilienthal (January 19, 1962) (The Journals of David E. Lilientbal: The Harvest Years, 1959-19 63) (1971) Few issues are as emotionally charged in...