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(see also Cuba: Revolution since 1959, Cuba: Black History, Life & Values, Cuban Revolution Abroad & Cuba & US)

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CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

New Internationalist Profile

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators

World Guide

On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Ibermundo Cuba

WWW Virtual Library

In the Library: Articles

Hughes, John. "Bush's Cuban quandary," Christian Science Monitor (10/15/03):9.

Kornbluh, Peter. "Opening to Cuba," Nation (10/21/02):6-7.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Liss, Sheldon B. Roots of Revolution: Radical Thought in Cuba (Lincoln: U. of Nebraska, 1987).

Thomas, Hugh. Cuba: The Pursuit of Freedom (NY: Harper & Row, 1971). Massive general history from beginnings to ca. 1970.

Pérez, Louis A. Jr. To Die in Cuba: Suicide & Society (Chapel Hill: U. of North Carolina, 2005).

Roy, Maya. Cuban Music: From Son & Rumba to Buena Vista Social Club & Timba Cubana (Princeton, NJ : Markus Wiener, 2002)

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"The Charcoal Workers (El mégano)" [1954], dir. Julio García Espinosa, 20m. From Latin American Video Archives. Pioneering documentary on harsh lives of charcoal burners extracting tree trunks from a swamp.

"Kid Chocolate" [1987], dir.?, 20m. From Cinema Guild. Profile of most famous Cuban boxer, Eligio Sardinias, who fought in '30's as "Kid Chocolate."

"My Cuba (Cuba mía)" [2001], Rhonda L. Mitrani, 47m. From Latin American Video Archives.

"Our Man in Havana" [1959], dir. Carol Reed, 111m. In video stores.

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