Cuba: Order and Revolution

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Cuba: Order and Revolution

By Jorge I. Dominguez
Harvard University Press, 1978
672 pp. $25.00
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This lengthy analysis of twentieth-century Cuba reflects an admirable striving for evenhandedness. Three principal chronological divisions cover developments from independence to Machado (1902-33); the Batista era (1934-58); and the Castro revolution (1959-). The roles of the social groups, and the economic aspects, agriculture in particular, are well covered. A final chapter describes political culture.