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U.S. Protestant Missions in Cuba: From Independence to Castro

Following the end of the Spanish-Cuban-American war in 1898, the U.S. Protestant Church embarked on a religious mission in Cuba that evolved into a zealous secular crusade to reconstruct Cuban society. The church's collision course with Cuba's

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The Cuban Democratic Experience: The Auténtico Years, 1944-1952

Considers the years 1944-1952 when Cubans enjoyed a functioning democracy, freedom of expression, and an artistic flowering under the administrations of Ramon Grau San Martin and Carols Prio Socarras, both freely elected leaders of the Cuban Revolutionary

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Fleeing Castro: Operation Pedro Pan and the Cuban Children's Program

Account of the covert humanitarian effort known as Operation Pedro Pan (1960-1962) in which 14,048 Cuban children were airlifted into the U.S. Explores US role as well as the aftermath of the children's separation from parents forced to remain in Cuba.

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Economy and Environment in the Caribbean: Barbados and the Windwards in the Late 1800s

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The Lesser Antilles in the Age of European Expansion

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The Imperative Call: A Naturalist's Quest in Temperate and Tropical America

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Cuban Studies Since the Revolution