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Jamaica - Four Paths to Paradise
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,870. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In order to write about a place, Hugh B. Cave developed the habit of taking all or part of his family there and settling down like a permanent resident. This was certainly his approach to Jamaica and its built-in problems. His historical analysis of the island's geopolitical situation pulls no punches, even though he discusses colonialism, the color question, and much more...
Cuba: Land of Opportunity - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
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Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 20,270. Language: British English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
It is no exaggeration to speak of Cuba as the key to the Western Hemisphere. Her strategic position, as well as her rare qualities as a country, entitles her to this definition and her place in the family of nations depends on what she really is, has, and does - and upon the business acumen, the intellect and the vision of those who choose to be part of this Land of Opportunity.
Under Three Flags in Cuba - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
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Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 66,650. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
George Clarke Musgrave landed in Cuba a warm sympathiser with Spain but for two years he served with the revolutionaries and experienced their suffering. He repeatedly crossed the lines carrying despatches from the insurgent Cuban Government to the Americans and was twice imprisoned, three times wounded, barely rescued from a spy's death and finally arrested and deported under threat of execution.
Hombres sin mujer
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 80,710. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Hombre sin mujer es la primera novela que aborda el tema de la homosexualidad en la literatura de habla hispana. La narrativa precisa de Carlos Montenegro describe, con detalle y tremenda brutalidad, la vida en una prisión cubana de principios XX, cuyos personajes habrán de darle forma ala tesis que informa que, ante la ausencia de mujer, todo hombre es un homosexual en potencia.
Cordon of Steel: The U.S. Navy and the Cuban Missile Crisis - President John F. Kennedy, Nikita Khrushchev, Admiral Dennison, U-2, Fidel Castro, SS-4 Sandal and SS-5 Skean Soviet Missiles
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,950. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
In the fall of 1962, the United States and the Soviet Union came as close as they ever would to global nuclear war. Hoping to correct what he saw as a strategic imbalance with the United States, Soviet Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev began secretly deploying medium range ballistic missiles (MRBM) and intermediate range ballistic missiles (IRBM) to Fidel Castro's Cuba.
Mantua a Cuba
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Price: $4.60 USD. Words: 29,080. Language: Italian. Published: July 15, 2012 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
Ci troviamo di fronte ad un saggio su un tema storico e letterario, un tentativo di avvicinarci alla verità su un fatto – si presume - avvenuto circa trecento anni fa. Furono i naufraghi italiani a fondare la piccola città di Mantua nella rustica campagna cubana al principio del XVII secolo?
Mantua en Cuba
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Price: $4.55 USD. Words: 30,720. Language: Spanish. Published: July 15, 2012 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
Estamos ante un ensayo de tema histórico y literario, un intento de acercarnos a la verdad sobre un hecho presuntamente ocurrido hace trescientos años. ¿Fundaron náufragos italianos la pequeña villa de Mantua en la campiña cubana de principios del siglo XVII?