Historical Dictionary of Cuba

Historical Dictionary of Cuba

Antoni Kapcia


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This work is a completely new Historical Dictionary for Cuba (the first since 1988). It gives a comprehensive and detailed coverage and analysis of all of the key elements, factors, biographies, narratives, and treaties in Cuban history from the 1400s to the present day, with an emphasis on the decades after 1959.

Historical Dictionary of Cuba, Third Edition contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has more than 1.000 cross-referenced entries on important personalities as well as aspects of the country’s politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. This book is an excellent resource for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Cuba.


Antoni Kapcia:

Antoni Kapcia is an emeritus professor in the Centre for Research on Cuba, University of Nottingham, UK. He has been researching on Cuba since 1971, on aspects of modern and contemporary Cuban history, with a particular emphasis on political, cultural, and intellectual history. He has written five single authored books, one joint-authored book, and has edited two collections.