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Fidel!: Castro's Political And Social Thought (Latin American Perspectives Series) Hardcover – February 28, 1994

ISBN-13: 978-0813386782 ISBN-10: 0813386780 Edition: 0th

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Product Details

  • Series: Latin American Perspectives Series (Book 13)
  • Hardcover: 246 pages
  • Publisher: Westview Press (February 28, 1994)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0813386780
  • ISBN-13: 978-0813386782
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 6.2 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #14,030,195 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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From Library Journal

Liss, who has authored many works on Latin America, including a prior study of Cuban thought, offers an insightful, important contribution to Latin American intellectual history with this examination of Fidel Castro's philosophy. Basing his book on extensive research of Castro's writings and speeches, Liss interprets and documents Castro's views on a range of controversial topics while placing them in a larger comparative, international context. He offers interpretations of such topics as the intellectual influences on Castro's Marxist formation, his vision of a Cuban state, his assessments of international relations, his analysis of culture and human rights, and his position on race, religion, and gender. Highly recommended for academic collections.
- Roderic A. Camp, Latin American Ctr., Tulane Univ., New Orleans, La.
Copyright 1994 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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Sheldon B. Liss is Distinguished Professor of Latin American History at the University of Akron, where he teaches Latin American history and politics.

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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Christopher on August 15, 2001
Format: Paperback
This is one of the best books i have read, and re-read. It provides the reader with an insight to the political and social thought of Fidel Castro as the title suggests as well as his role in modern world politics. This intriguing book is a most for all pro Castro supporters, anti-Castro critics and anybody interested in Fidel, the Cuban Revolution and political science
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