Offer readers a perspective on how international pressures affected Cuba's development.
--Book News

Reinforces the value of probing further the fundamental, mostly unspoken assumptions at the root of the US stance towards Cuba.
--International Affairs

A very comprehensive and interesting book.
--Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies

An unusually rich resource… enriches the political discussion about Cuba.
--H-Net Reviews

Provide[s] short overviews of Cuba’s Cold War relationships to Moscow, Europe, Canada, and the United States--while showing that U.S. foreign policy played a role in all of these cases.
--Reviews in American History