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  • Nuclear Folly

    A New History of the Cuban Missile Crisis

    by Serhii Plokhy

    'An enthralling account of a pivotal moment in modern history. . . replete with startling revelations about the deception and mutual suspicion that brought the US and Soviet Union to the brink of Armageddon in October 1962' Martin Chilton, IndependentThe definitive new history of the Cuban Missile Crisis from the author of Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy, winner of the Baillie Gifford PrizeFor ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Last Dance in Havana

    Escape to Cuba with the perfect holiday read!

    by Rosanna Ley

    From the #1 Kindle Bestseller comes an exotic tale of love, family and friendship'The perfect holiday companion' - Heat'The ultimate feel-good read' - Candis'Sun-soaked escapism' - Best**********Cuba, 1958Elisa is only sixteen years old when she meets Duardo and she knows he's the love of her life from the... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Cuba

    A History

    by Hugh Thomas

    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 world.Hugh 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 ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Cuba : What Everyone Needs To Know

    What Everyone Needs to Know

    by Julia E Sweig

    series What Everyone Needs To Know®
    Ever since Fidel Castro assumed power in Cuba in 1959, Americans have obsessed about the nation ninety miles south of the Florida Keys. America's fixation on the tropical socialist republic has only grown over the years, fueled in part by successive waves of Cuban immigration and Castro's larger-than-life persona. Cubans are now a major ethnic group in Florida, and the exile community is so ... Read more

    $16.05 AUD

  • Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba

    The Biography of a Cause

    by Tom Gjelten

    In this widely hailed book, NPR correspondent Tom Gjelten fuses the story of the Bacardi family and their famous rum business with Cuba's tumultuous experience over the last 150 years to produce a deeply entertaining historical narrative. The company Facundo Bacardi launched in Cuba in 1862 brought worldwide fame to the island, and in the decades that followed his Bacardi descendants participated ... Read more

    $18.58 AUD

  • Gangsterismo

    The United States, Cuba and the Mafia, 1933 to 1966

    by Jack Colhoun

    Gangsterismo is an extraordinary accomplishment, the most comprehensive history yet of the clash of epic forces over several decades in Cuba. It is a chronicle that touches upon deep and ongoing themes in the history of the Americas, and more specifically of the United States government, Cuba before and after the revolution, and the criminal networks known as the Mafia.The result of 18 years’ ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • The Ultimate Cigar Book

    4th Edition

    by Richard Carleton Hacker

    First published in 1993, The Ultimate Cigar Book has become a classic in its field, and is generally credited with having helped launch the current cigar smoking craze. It has been reprinted numerous times in the United States, and is now sold worldwide. No other book contains as much detailed and factual information on virtually every facet of cigar making and cigar smoking. And now this ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • The Spy Who Loved Castro

    How I was recruited by the CIA to kill Fidel Castro

    by Marita Lorenz

    Few can say they’ve seen some of the most significant moments of the twentieth century unravel before their eyes. Marita Lorenz is one of them.Born in Germany at the outbreak of WWII, Marita was incarcerated in a Nazi concentration camp as a child. In 1959, she travelled to Cuba where she met and fell in love with Fidel Castro. Yet upon fleeing to America, she was recruited by the CIA to ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Castro's Secrets

    Cuban Intelligence, The CIA, and the Assassination of John F. Kennedy

    by Brian Latell

    In CASTRO'S SECRETS, highly acclaimed author and intelligence expert Brian Latell offers a strikingly original view of Fidel Castro in his role as Cuba's supreme spymaster. Based on interviews with high level defectors from Cuba's powerful intelligence and security services, long-buried secrets of Fidel's nearly 50-year reign are exposed for the first time. They include numerous assassinations and ... Read more

    $12.53 AUD

  • Cuban Revelations

    Behind the Scenes in Havana

    by Marc Frank

    series Contemporary Cuba
    In Cuban Revelations, Marc Frank offers a first-hand account of daily life in Cuba at the turn of the twenty-first century, the start of a new and dramatic epoch for islanders and the Cuban diaspora. A U.S.-born journalist who has called Havana home for almost a quarter century, Frank observed in person the best days of the revolution, the fall of the Soviet Bloc, the great depression of the 1990s ... Read more

    $20.01 AUD

  • A Brief History of Slavery

    A New Global History

    by Jeremy Black

    series Brief Histories
    A thought-provoking and important book that raises essential issues crucial not only for understanding our past but also the present day.In this panoramic history, Jeremy Black tells how slavery was first developed in the ancient world, and reaches all the way to the present in the form of contemporary crimes such as trafficking and bonded labour. He shows how slavery has taken many forms ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Havana

    A Subtropical Delirium

    by Mark Kurlansky

    A city of tropical heat, sweat, ramshackle beauty, and its very own cadence--a city that always surprises--Havana is brought to pulsing life by New York Times bestselling author Mark Kurlansky.Award-winning author Mark Kurlansky presents an insider's view of Havana: the elegant, tattered city he has come to know over more than thirty years. Part cultural history, part travelogue, with recipes, ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD

  • Cuba and the U.S. Empire

    A Chronological History

    by Noam Chomsky and 1 more

    The 1959 Cuban Revolution remains one of the signal events of modern political history. A tiny island, once a de facto colony of the United States, declared its independence, not just from the imperial behemoth ninety miles to the north, but also from global capitalism itself. Cuba’s many achievements – in education, health care, medical technology, direct local democracy, actions of international ... Read more

    $31.01 AUD

  • We Are Cuba!

    How a Revolutionary People Have Survived in a Post-Soviet World

    by Helen Yaffe

    The extraordinary account of the Cuban people’s struggle for survival in a post-Soviet worldIn the aftermath of the fall of the Soviet Union, Cuba faced the start of a crisis that decimated its economy. Helen Yaffe examines the astonishing developments that took place during and beyond this period. Drawing on archival research and interviews with Cuban leaders, thinkers, and activists, this book ... Read more

    $36.62 AUD

  • The Story of Che Guevara

    by Lucía Álvarez de Toledo

    An accessible biography of one of the most influential figures of recent times based on new, original research.Che Guevara is something of a symbol in the West. But for the rest of the world he is different: a charismatic revolutionary who redrew the political map of Latin America and gave hope to those resisting colonialism everywhere. In The Story of Che Guevara Lucía Álvarez de Toledo follows ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Every Man Deserves a Good Jacket

    by Crystal Evans

    If you love a great Jamaican Story, rooted in reality then this book will make you laugh and cry. Not an emotional rollercoaster, just a dose of my reality with a tups of fantasy ... Read more

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  • Madhouse

    Psychiatry and Politics in Cuban History

    by Jennifer L. Lambe

    series Envisioning Cuba
    On the outskirts of Havana lies Mazorra, an asylum known to--and at times feared by--ordinary Cubans for over a century. Since its founding in 1857, the island's first psychiatric hospital has been an object of persistent political attention. Drawing on hospital documents and government records, as well as the popular press, photographs, and oral histories, Jennifer L. Lambe charts the connections ... Read more

    $29.25 AUD

  • Ser Cubana

    by Xiomara Berland

    Este libro está lleno de refranes, recetas, historia, poemas y orgullo cubano. Leerlo para las memorias, las recetas de la abuela y para capturar un poco de lo que es ser un cubano. ... Read more

    $3.32 AUD

  • North of Havana

    The Untold Story of Dirty Politics, Secret Diplomacy, and the Trial of the Cuban Five

    by Martin Garbus

    From one of America's leading legal minds, a riveting look at the U.S.-Cuban relationship seen through the lens of a nearly impossible caseDuring his distinguished career, Martin Garbus has established himself as a well-known trial lawyer representing the likes of Daniel Ellsberg and Leonard Peltier. But there is no story Garbus wants to tell more than that of his most challenging case: ... Read more

    $33.21 AUD

  • Living Santería

    Rituals and Experiences in an Afro-Cuban Religion

    by Michael Atwood Mason

    In 1992 Smithsonian anthropologist Michael Atwood Mason traveled to Cuba for initiation as a priest into the Santería religion. Since then he has created an active oricha “house” and has initiated five others as priests. He is a rare combination: a scholar-practitioner who is equally fluent in his profession and his religion. Interweaving his roles as researcher and priest, Mason explores Santería ... Read more

    $30.68 AUD

  • In Defiance of Boundaries

    Anarchism in Latin American History

    by Geoffroy de Laforcade and 1 more

    Choice Outstanding Academic Title "State-of-the-art yet accessible analyses that significantly expand understanding of the role of anarchism in Latin America. . . . Will long be a standard text that provides [an] important reference for scholars and students of labor and social movement history."--Choice "A vivid picture of the transnational nature of the anarcho-syndicalist/anarchist movement."- ... Read more

    $28.26 AUD

  • Anarchist Cuba

    Countercultural Politics in the Early Twentieth Century

    by Kirwin Shaffer

    In this volume, Kirwin Shaffer shows that anarchists played a significant—until now little-known—role among Cuban leftists in shaping issues of health, education, immigration, the environment, and working-class internationalism. They also criticized the state of racial politics, cultural practices, and the conditions of children and women on the island. In the chaotic new country, members of the ... Read more

    $14.62 AUD

  • The Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle

    by Damien Rollins

    The Bermuda Triangle. The Devil’s Triangle. Call it what you will but this area off the coast of the southwestern United States has stirred peoples’ imaginations for hundreds of years.You won’t find it on any official maps, which hasn’t actually stopped would-be cartographers from adding it in anyway. As far as the U. S. Board of Geographic Names is concerned, it doesn’t even exist.They do not ... Read more

    $3.77 AUD

  • DK Eyewitness Cuba

    by DK Eyewitness

    series Travel Guide
    Explore Cuba's spectacular scenery, profound history and lively culture.Whether you want to trace the revolutionary trail, rent a classic American car in Havana or snorkel amidst tropical fish in warm crystal-clear waters, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Cuba has to offer.Boasting bottle-green mountains and diamond-dust beaches, Cuba is enchantingly picturesque. ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD