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[Reading] ➼ Cuba ➲ Hugh Thomas – American-fiction.co From award winning historian Hugh Thomas Cuba A History is the essential work for understanding one of the most fascinating and controversial countries in the worldHugh Thomas's acclaimed book exploreFrom award winning historian Hugh Thomas Cuba A History is the essential work for understanding one of the most fascinating and controversial countries in the worldHugh Thomas's acclaimed book explores the whole sweep of Cuban history from the British capture of Havana in 1762 through the years of Spanish and United States domination down to the twentieth century and the extraordinary revolution of Fidel CastroThroughout this period of over two hundred years Hugh Thomas analyses the political economic and social events that have shaped Cuban histo.

Ry with extraordinary insight and panache covering subjects ranging from sugar tobacco and education to slavery war and occupationEncyclopaedic in range and breathtaking in execution Cuba is surely one of the seminal works of world history'An astonishing feat the author does to explain the phenomenon of Fidel's rise to power than anybody else has done so far'    Spectator'Brilliant'   The New York Times'Immensely readable Thomas's notion of history's scope is generous for he has not limited himself to telling old political and military events;.

cuba download Cuba KindleRy with extraordinary insight and panache covering subjects ranging from sugar tobacco and education to slavery war and occupationEncyclopaedic in range and breathtaking in execution Cuba is surely one of the seminal works of world history'An astonishing feat the author does to explain the phenomenon of Fidel's rise to power than anybody else has done so far'    Spectator'Brilliant'   The New York Times'Immensely readable Thomas's notion of history's scope is generous for he has not limited himself to telling old political and military events;.

Epub Hugh Thomas · Cuba PDF/EPUB ¶ ·

Epub Hugh Thomas · Cuba PDF/EPUB ¶ · Librarian’s note There is than one author in the Goodreads database with this nameHugh Swynnerton Thomas Baron Thomas of Swynnerton was a British historian and HispanistThomas was educated at Sherborne School in Dorset before taking a BA in 1953 at ueens' College Cambridge He also studied at the Sorbonne in Paris His 1961 book The Spanish Civil War won the Somerset Maugham Award for

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  1. Murilo Murilo says:

    Epub Hugh Thomas · Cuba PDF/EPUB ¶ · cuba download, Cuba KindleI admit I only read half of it I was interested in Castro's antecedents and first months in power so I only read starting from the fall of Machado in 1933 to october 1959 but this book is amazing The research put into it is stunning It is highly detailed but it is able to leave only relevant information and form a coherent narrative where even if the reader does not remember each one of the details they all serve a purpose to make us understand the context where the outstanding events happenedIt undertandably puts a lot of emphasis in the revolution and the chapter Dawn of the old Cuba is astounding I'm yet to find such a detailed panorama of the social situation in another historical timeThat being said the writing is a little lacking Sometimes the details are overwhelming and force the writer not to put emphasis in the right places While he devotes a lot of citations about the political situation that could be unders


  2. Owain Owain says:

    Epub Hugh Thomas · Cuba PDF/EPUB ¶ · cuba download, Cuba KindleThis book is very big It's also inadeuate I would not recommend this to anyone who wants to gain a general overview of the history of Cuba It's also biased and spends a lot of time dwelling on the things it's biased againstThe author does a good summary of Cuba's early history and goes into uite a bit of detail about the slave trade Packing the chapters out with extra info of events that happened outside of Cuba but that still affected important goings on on the island Like the British attitudes to the slave trade over the years Which helps the reader gain a in depth understanding of not just the slave trade relative to Cuba but to the international slave trade Which the book is very good at The book also gives a good portrayal of Cuban US relations before the revolution part


  3. Christopher Saunders Christopher Saunders says:

    Epub Hugh Thomas · Cuba PDF/EPUB ¶ · cuba download, Cuba KindleHugh Thomas's Cuba The Pursuit of Freedom first published in 1971 intermittently updated over the years is a massive look at the island's tumultuous history from the British occupation of Havana in 1762 through the early years of Castro's regime When I say massive I mean the first edition's over 1600 pages It's to Thomas's credit that for all the painstaking depth he provides the book's never boring He charts Cuba's evolution under Spanish rule from


  4. Yerson Yerson says:

    Epub Hugh Thomas · Cuba PDF/EPUB ¶ · cuba download, Cuba KindleMás bien una visión de cómo España Estados Unidos y la URSS han influido en la historia cubana ue la historia cubana propiamente tal De todos modos un buen libro ue a pesar del tamaño no ab


  5. Gus V. Gus V. says:

    Epub Hugh Thomas · Cuba PDF/EPUB ¶ · cuba download, Cuba KindleThis is a comprehensive History of Cuba from 1762 to 1971 Although it has minor inaccuracies and a few typos Thomas narrative is both entertaining and informative and easy to read despite the 1700 pages It covers the last 100 years of the Spanish colonial period the several wars for independence and the days of the early Republic with nearly the second half of the book covering the periods of the Batista and Castro dictatorships Impressive is Thomas' coverage of the early days of the Cuban Revolution 1959 60 A detailed description of how the naïve and trusting provisional President Urrutia and his cabinet agreed to Castro's proposal for them to rule by decree subtly


  6. Keith Keith says:

    Epub Hugh Thomas · Cuba PDF/EPUB ¶ · cuba download, Cuba KindleVery boring and poorly structured It is shamefully easy to lose salient points in a book like this


  7. Dember Fernández Dember Fernández says:

    Epub Hugh Thomas · Cuba PDF/EPUB ¶ · cuba download, Cuba KindleLo compré justo antes de mi viaje a Cuba uería empaparme de la historia de Cuba tratar de comprender a ese pueblo encapsulado en el tiempo y de la magnánima figura de Castro Si bien es la historia a grandes rasgos uedé perplejo ante ella Existe una Cuba antes de Castro y una Cuba después de Castro En la primera Cuba siempre dependió o se sometió a países extranjeros como España o USA En la segunda Cuba es independiente aunue aún arrastró su característica de dependencia ahora por la URSS En síntesis es un buen libro ue me ayudó a comprender la historia de esta revoluc


  8. Marrick Marrick says:

    Epub Hugh Thomas · Cuba PDF/EPUB ¶ · cuba download, Cuba KindleThe book gives a thorough history of Cuba It takes a while to read and digest all of the information It's for studying Cuba than it is for pleasure reading but its a very satisfying read Best read in combination with the Motorcycle Diaries and Che A Revolutionary Life


  9. Eduardo Garcia-Gaspar Eduardo Garcia-Gaspar says:

    Epub Hugh Thomas · Cuba PDF/EPUB ¶ · cuba download, Cuba KindleUna historia de Cuba a partir de 1762 el año de la invasión inglesa hasta después del colapso de la URSS Fascinante especialmente los años últimos de Batista y los primeros de Castro Muy recomendable


  10. Alfredo González Alfredo González says:

    Epub Hugh Thomas · Cuba PDF/EPUB ¶ · cuba download, Cuba KindleImpressive historical account of the people of Cuba whose whole philosophy of life is revolution and mostly for the sake of itVIVA LA REVOLUCIÓN


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