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Castro

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Product description

Castro, by Sebastian Balfour.
Profiles in Power Series. Published by Longman, 1990. First Edition.
In keeping with the series "Profiles in Power" of which it is a part, this book is more an assessment of Castro's political ideas and sources of power than a biography. The book sets out to examine the historical context in which Castro emerged as a national and international statesman and the ideological base on which the new Cuban state was founded.
It argues that Castro's popular appeal rests on identification with a century-old struggle for national regeneration and discusses the problem of Castro's succession against the background of economic crisis, internal corruption and the effects of perestroika.
The primary sources used in its preparation were mainly the words of Castro himself, of which there is no shortage, as well as letters and documents published in Cuba and elsewhere.

Spine faded. Binding tight, pages clean.

Item details

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Balfour, Sebastian
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22.2 x 14,6 x 1.8 cm.
Edition:
1990
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0582029724
ISBN-13:
9780582029729
Number of pages:
184
Publisher:
Longman
Title:
Castro

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Castro, by Sebastian Balfour.
Profiles in Power Series. Published by Longman, 1990. First Edition.
In keeping with the series "Profiles in Power" of which it is a part, this book is more an assessment of Castro's political ideas and sources of power than a biography. The book sets out to examine the historical context in which Castro emerged as a national and international statesman and the ideological base on which the new Cuban state was founded.
It argues that Castro's popular appeal rests on identification with a century-old struggle for national regeneration and discusses the problem of Castro's succession against the background of economic crisis, internal corruption and the effects of perestroika.
The primary sources used in its preparation were mainly the words of Castro himself, of which there is no shortage, as well as letters and documents published in Cuba and elsewhere.

Spine faded. Binding tight, pages clean.

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Balfour, Sebastian
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22.2 x 14,6 x 1.8 cm.
Edition:
1990
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0582029724
ISBN-13:
9780582029729
Number of pages:
184
Publisher:
Longman
Title:
Castro

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