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Enduring Cuba (Lonely Planet Journeys)

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Zoe Bran has always been fascinated by the gap between the ideals of the world's socialist countries and the arduous hand-to-mouth struggles of the people who live in them. Castro's Cuba is one of the last places on earth. Seeking to understand the reality of Cuba today, Zoe travels the length of this beautiful island. Beneath the surface of music and dancing, cockfights and animal sacrifice, she finds a land of complex ambiguities: a fertile land where many hunger; an educated country with scant knowledge of the outside world; a nation exhausted by socialism but proud of its independence and history of revolutionary struggle. From Havana to the pastoral hinterland, Zoe talks with writers and artists, with expatriates, with committed revolutionaries and those desperate to escape abroad. Enduring Cuba presents a kaleidoscope of Cuba and its people, whose tenacity and endurance is at once astonishing and humbling.

Synopsis:

Intrigued by Cuba, Zoe Bran visits this country of contradictions and interweaving history and current events, personal and wider viewpoints, she paints a revealing picture of contemporary Cuba.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781740590679
Author:
Bran, Zoe
Publisher:
Lonely Planet
Author:
Schramm-Evans, Zoe
Location:
Melbourne, Vic.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Social conditions
Subject:
Cuba
Subject:
Caribbean & West Indies - General
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Edition Description:
Travel Literature
Series:
Lonely Planet Journeys (Travel Literature)
Series Volume:
10381
Publication Date:
20020501
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
197 x 128 mm

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History and Social Science » Latin America » Cuba
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"Synopsis" by , Intrigued by Cuba, Zoe Bran visits this country of contradictions and interweaving history and current events, personal and wider viewpoints, she paints a revealing picture of contemporary Cuba.
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