Books tagged: cuban history

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Ole Gimlet Eye
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,220. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is a play about Smedley Darlington Butler, who was born in West Chester, PA on July 30, 1881. The lure of the red and blue uniform turned his life to service. Over his father’s objections, but with the help of his mother, at the age of 16 he left home and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. Thus began a career that lasted 33 years and double awards of the Medal of Honor.
Cuba Under Embargo: the Macro Impact
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,270. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / microeconomics
Even if you don't know about Cuba, would you like to know how such a small country survived a 50 year trade war against the world's greatest super-power? And how can the economic life of such a secretive regime possibly be verified? Get the answers in this brief and readable tour that exposes Cuba's economy through the eyes of its Caribbean neighbors and its global partners.
Historias no autorizadas de Cuba
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,200. Language: Spanish. Published: March 25, 2013 by Armando Nuviola, Sr. Category: Essay » Sociology
La historia de un país se va escribiendo día a día, pero no solo con lo que sucede, sino con lo que parece que sucedió, pero nadie lo puede asegurar, lo que algunos afirman que ha sucedido, pero la prensa no lo publicó, lo que algunos cuentan, pero otros dicen: “no, que va, eso tiene que ser mentira”… en fin, que aquí se recoge una serie de sucesos que, aunque muchos piensen que no son digno
Lew Feldman 1930s Jewish Boxer From Brooklyn
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Lew Feldman was a very active boxer in both the lightweight and featherweight divisions of boxing, from 1927-1940. He fought Kid Chocolate for the featherweight championship of the world in 1932. Lew was a native of Scotland but came to Brooklyn early in his life. He was raised on the rough streets of Brownsville. I have used contemporary newspaper accounts to chronicle many of Feldman's bouts.
Los Últimos días de Jaime Partagás
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,920. Language: Spanish. Published: October 8, 2013 by Armando Nuviola, Sr. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historiography
El 17 de junio de 1868 el notable tabaquero catalán Jaime Partagás, fue víctima de un atentado en una de sus vegas de Vuelta Abajo, en Pinar del Río; a consecuencia de lo cual murió un mes después de estos acontecimientos. El suceso originó una investigación criminal por parte de las autoridades de la localidad, en que se practicaron numerosas entrevistas y diligencias para hallar a los culpables