Aldabonazo: Inside the Cuban Revolutionary Underground, 1952-58 : a Participant's Account
Pathfinder, 2004 - 387 pages
In this firsthand account by a historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, we meet men and women who led the urban underground in the fight against the brutal U.S.-backed tyranny in the 1950s. Together with their comrades-in-arms in the Rebel Army, they not only overthrew the dictatorship. Their revolutionary actions and example worldwide changed the history of the 20th century—and the century to come.Prefaces by Mary-Alice Waters, Eliades Acosta Matos, and Roberto Fernández Retamar, 28-page photo section, documents, maps, epilogue, chronological notes, glossary, index.“Biographical sketches of major political figures during the 1950s, as well as photographs, are important additions to the text…. Recommended.”—Choice “Narrated by [someone] who not only participated in the founding of the revolutionary movement that came to power in 1959 but also … formed part of the leadership of that revolutionary movement…. [C]ontains more than one hundred pages of important documents, other first-person accounts, and photographs…. [P]rovides scholars of Cuba a wealth of information with which to stimulate further research … will also be of value for students and the general public interested in contemporary Latin America.”—Hispanic American Historical Review
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