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Revolution in Cuba: An Essay in Understanding
Revolution in Cuba: An Essay in Understanding
By Herbert L. Matthews
Scribners, 1975, 468 pp

Despite his acknowledgment of flaws and failures in Castro's regime, which he accurately defines in this interesting and well-written account as "a variation of totalitarianism," the author's enthusiasm for the Cuban experiment retains all its original sparkle. Perhaps his fondness for social revolution-"a rare and enthralling phenomenon to watch"-furnishes a partial explanation.