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La Gloria An American Colony By Boyd Leuenberger
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The Cuban Colonization Company owns and holds deeds for two large tracts of the best land in Cuba, situated on the north coast in the Province of Puerto Principe, the most fertile and healthful... More > portion of the island. This region is being rapidly colonized by enterprising Americans, who own and are developing thousands of plantations in the immediate vicinity of our holdings. We are selling this valuable land in small tracts, from five to forty acres each, at a low price, payable in monthly installments. La Gloria an American Colony is a history of La Gloria, the first and largest American colony in Cuba. In addition this book contains a collection of vignetts provided by the descendants of some of the first settlers. This book is for anyone interested in American history or early Cuban American relations. In addition, this book contains reference material for 100s of American families which will be of special interest to family genealogists.< Less
COLD WAR VOICES By RICHARD GIBBONS
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Interested in the Cold War? Then this book is for you. 80 recollections of brief snapshot moments from the Cold War by a vast range of people who lived during those tense years. American and Soviet... More > servicemen; ordinary men and women from Germany, Hungary, the USA, the USSR, Switzerland, Britain, Vietnam....adult & childhood memories of moments of crisis, hope and despair....battlefield memories....nuclear testing....protests....so much in one book. With over 230 images and brief descriptions of the background events, this is a unique book. For teachers: see the full-colour version of the book, with the stories expressed as original modern poetry. Also available as download and CD, with full permission to copy for teaching purposes. Richard Gibbons also gives talks, seminars and lectures on World War II and Cold War topics to schools, clubs, museums and societies. For details ring C20 Studies on 07757 310455 or visit http://www.c20studies.co.uk< Less
COLD WAR VOICES By RICHARD GIBBONS
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Interested in the Cold War? Then this book is for you. 80 recollections of brief snapshot moments from the Cold War by a vast range of people who lived during those tense years. American and Soviet... More > servicemen; ordinary men and women from Germany, Hungary, the USA, the USSR, Switzerland, Britain, Vietnam....adult & childhood memories of moments of crisis, hope and despair....battlefield memories....nuclear testing....protests....so much in one book. With over 230 images and brief descriptions of the background events, this is a unique book. For teachers: see the full-colour version of the book, with the stories expressed as original modern poetry. Also available as download and CD, with full permission to copy for teaching purposes. Richard Gibbons also gives talks, seminars and lectures on World War II and Cold War topics to schools, clubs, museums and societies. For details ring C20 Studies on 07757 310455 or visit http://www.c20studies.co.uk< Less
REPUBLICAN CUBA By Raúl Eduardo Chao
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The intention of this book is to review events, champions, heroes and anti-heroes during the fifty years of Republican Cuba. It is not easy to describe and analyze 50 years of Republican life in Cuba... More > in one book and we do not intend to do so. It is a book meant for those who wish to know the history and explore the paradox of Cuba: a land blessed by nature, flush with generous and good human talent, inadvertedly fallen prey to ambitious and unscrupulous men who did not stop at separating families, killing their brothers and sisters while exploiting Cuba’s bounty for their private use.< Less
Colonial Cuba English By Raúl Eduardo Chao
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The Spanish 400 year domination that ended in 1898 was followed by four years of US occupation that offered Cubans their first lessons on how to govern a country. The enlightened European... More > civilization that Spain had brought to Cuba had been blighted by selfish economic and political impositions. After 1898, the constructive years of American government control were marred by the burden of an unwelcomed Platt amendment. This book presents a series of episodes of these 400 years of Colonial Cuba. Cuba continues to this day trying to be free and independent.< Less
A SURPRISE ENDING By ED CANLER
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A young American goes to the land of his parents to fight for Cuba's independence from Spain. Another young American goes to Cuba to work in her father's newfound sugar estate. Their backgrounds,... More > goals, and visions of the world, and even their views of that war for independence couldn't be more different. Yet their lives are joined in a way neither could have imagined, in a place that is slowly sinking into disease and violence. The struggle for independence eventually becomes the Spanish-American War, and Lincoln and Keri have to find their very different roles in it. Disappointment and bitterness face off against stubborn hope in this chapter of the 1890's when Cuba and the United States become joined as well.< Less
A SURPRISE ENDING By ED CANLER
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A young American goes to the land of his parents to fight for Cuba's independence from Spain. Another young American goes to Cuba to work in her father's newfound sugar estate. Their backgrounds,... More > goals, and visions of the world, and even their views of that war for independence couldn't be more different. Yet their lives are joined in a way neither could have imagined, in a place that is slowly sinking into disease and violence. The struggle for independence eventually becomes the Spanish-American War, and Lincoln and Keri have to find their very different roles in it. Disappointment and bitterness face off against stubborn hope in this chapter of the 1890's when Cuba and the United States become joined as well.< Less
In the Company of Angels and Children... By Alejandro De La Cruz
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"In the Company of Angels and Children" presents the foundations of an ancient family whose De La Cruz surname is one of the most widespread in the world. Tracing thier nobility to the... More > Crusades of the Holy Lands and the land that would someday be called Spain, this is the first of a four-part story of struggle, triumph, redemption and renewal experienced by a family as they assimilate into various cultures over time. Thiers is a story of humanity, from thier origins in the Iberian Peninsula of eight century Europe to thier migration to the New World Spanish colony of Cuba, the subsequent struggles for independence, and the interactions of various family members in the aftermath of the Spanish-American War.< Less
Mojito! By Brian Lloyd French
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Fidel will die someday and Cuba will change. But the rumors of his pending death have been exaggerated. The last of the cold war warriors remains in place and is consolidating his authority.... More > He’s removing potential inheritors to this throne and making friends with powerful forces in China and the Middle East. Alec McCaul is an irreverent Canadian tough guy living in Havana. He’s recruited by the CIA to get inside and find out how much of a threat Fidel and his brother are to American security. He’s accompanied on his mission by Lucien Ruel, a deadly commando with ulterior motives. While in Cuba, McCaul connects with his an old flame, Kate Adams, now working for CNN and nosing around the island looking for a Pulitzer. Over dinner Kate reveals an explosive secret, one that threatens their lives. The end result is 100% Cuban; nothing is ever as it seems.< Less
A Child in Exile By Alejandro De La Cruz
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A Child in Exile is the continuing true story of an immigrant family’s assimilation into American society during the height of the Cold War. It was now the 1960’s and the world was as... More > close as it would get to total annihilation. The Mambise Commandos had become an elite fighting force of Cuban exiles struggling against the dictatorship of Fidel Castro. In this compelling story, the author reveals for the first time an audacious plan for a second invasion of Cuba that has never been discussed before in history. This invasion plan called “the Rafael Plan” would bring about an international conspiracy for the liberation of the Cuban homeland; bringing together the efforts of General Franco of Spain, the Catholic organization Opus Dei, and the French Foreign Legion. It was 1964 and the Mambises would bring the world once again closer than ever to another World War.< Less