Fidel Castro Reader: New, Updated Edition

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Ocean Press, 2017 - 525 pages

"[The editors] have done an admirable, even heroic, job of editing and excerpting this reader [which] serves a purpose for both historians and politicos."--Foreword Reviews

Gabriel Garcia Marquez described Fidel Castro as the "master of the spoken word." After leading an audacious revolutionary movement on the tiny island of Cuba, Fidel Castro became a prominent spokesperson of the anticolonial struggle and a penetrating political thinker and leader on the world stage. Surviving numerous assassination attempts and outlasting eleven US administrations, Castro lived to see Washington finally acknowledge the futility of the aggressive policy adopted against Cuba for over fifty years.

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Fidel Castro led a guerrilla movement in Cuba that overthrew the US-backed Batista dictatorship in 1959. While surviving numerous assassination attempts and outlasting eleven hostile U.S. administrations, Fidel lived to see Washington finally acknowledge in 2014 the futility of the aggressive policy adopted against Cuba for over fifty years. He died November 25, 2016, leaving instructions that no monuments, busts or statues of him should be erected and no public buildings, parks, plazas, institutions, streets or avenues should bear his name.

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