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. "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 "A historical display with vivid commentary to provide an insider's explanation."- CounterpoisePrefaces by Mary-Alice Waters, Eliades Acosta Matos, and Roberto Fernandez Retamar, 28-page photo section, documents, maps, epilogue, chronological notes, glossary, index.
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Preface to the Cuban edition
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