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The Working Class and Batista’s Overthrow: New West Indian Guide on A Hidden History of the Cuban Revolution


A Hidden History of the Cuban Revolution: How the Working Class Shaped the Guerrillas’ Victory
272 pp, $27 pbk; ISBN 9781583675816
By Steve Cushion

Reviewed by Barry Carr for New West Indian Guide / Nieuwe West-Indische Gids, Volume 92

“Stephen Cushion’s A Hidden History of the Cuban Revolution, the result of extensive archival and oral history research, is one of the most important books (in any language) on the history of the Batista regime and its opponents during the 1950s to appear in the last three or more decades. It is also an openly revisionist account that challenges much research and writing produced by both Cuban and foreign scholars….”

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