The Rise and Decline of Fidel Castro: An Essay in Contemporary History

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University of California Press, 1972 - Cuba - 380 pages
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Contents

The Real Revolution and Its Roots
1
The Opening Challenge
17
Complexities and Perplexities
26
The Cuban Anomaly and the World Situation
37
A Thorny Olive Branch
45
A Developing Conflict
55
A Global Foreign Policy
63
Escalation and Denouement
74
Cubas Psychological Preparation 18
189
Prelude to Reconciliation
202
Fidel in the Soviet Union
210
Concerning Russian Virtues
224
Concerning Economics the United States and Khrushchev
231
Concerning Journalism and the Soviet Model of Socialism
247
The Tenth Anniversary of Moncada
257
A Spate of Stormy Weather
280

Prelude to the Bay of Pigs
88
A Fierce Battle and a Rare Celebration
101
From the Military to the Political Arena
113
CubanSoviet Dissonance
123
Political Juggling in Havana Moscow and Peking
134
A Turning Point in the Revolution
149
Missiles and Motives
160
Profits and Losses
170
The KennedyCastro Dialogue
287
The Logic of the Dialogue
298
A Major Card in Fidels Hand
318
Intervention in Venezuela
336
Culture and the Revolution
347
The Fifth Anniversary
362
Index
371
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