Return to Havana

This book is based on an account of Halperin's visit in 1989, which left him less optimistic than ever about Cuba's future.

Return to Havana

"A personal account from a prominent intellectual whose writings on Cuba have become a mixture of disillusionment and fatalism. This book is based on an account of Halperin's visit in 1989, which left him less optimistic than ever about Cuba's future. Hefound 'the popular mood one of deep discouragement' (p. 190) and could not imagine 'any young Cuban, or even older ones, prepared to die for socialism.'"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57.

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Return to Havana
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Maurice Halperin
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Vanderbilt University Press

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Language: en
Pages: 382
Authors: Chanel Cleeton
Categories: Fiction
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Language: en
Pages: 442
Authors: Luis Tiant, Saul Wisnia
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-14 - Publisher: Diversion Books

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Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Lorenzo F. Gonzalez
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-23 - Publisher: Lulu.com

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Language: en
Pages: 390
Authors: Carlos Eire
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-01-13 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

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