Fidel Castro (Critical Lives) PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Fidel Castro (Critical Lives) free pdf The Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro is one of the most written-about men in the world today. Most approaches to his life are either glowing hagiographies, or critical rants in which he is portrayed as a dictator who has kept the island of Cuba under his heel for the past fifty years. By contrast, Nick Caistor brings together personal details and a discussion of the ideas driving Castro throughout his life- his ultimate aim is to give readers the opportunity to judge for themselves whether or not, as Castro himself once said, 'history will absolve me'. Fidel Castro not only brought revolution to Cuba, he wielded power there almost unchallenged for nearly fifty years- finally stepping down at the age of 81, due to ill health, in February 2008. Broadcaster and journalist Nick Caistor has interviewed a huge variety of those who have known Castro at different times in his life, and who range from bitter opponents to his staunchest allies. Their stories and opinions in this book enliven the debate about the Cuban leader's choices, strengths and weaknesses.

About Nick Caistor

Nick Caistor is a former BBC Latin American analyst, former Latin American editor of Index on Censorship magazine, and a journalist and broadcaster on the region. His previous books include Octavio Paz (Reaktion, 2007).

Details Book

Author : Nick Caistor
Publisher : Reaktion Books
Data Published : 01 February 2013
ISBN : 1780230907
EAN : 9781780230900
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Fidel Castro (Critical Lives)

17 Comments Add a comment

Related eBooks Download

  • The Double Life of Fidel Castro free pdfThe Double Life of Fidel Castro

    In "The Double Life of Fidel Castro." one of Castro's soldiers of 17 years breaks his silence and shares his memoir of years of service. and eventual imprisonment and torture for displeasing the notorious dictator..

  • Fidel Castro Reader: v. 1 free pdfFidel Castro Reader: v. 1

    By his mastery of the spoken word. Fidel Castro reveals the unfolding process of the Cuban revolution. its extraordinary challenges. crises. chaos and achievements. Part of a two-volume anthology..

  • Fidel Castro's Childhood free pdfFidel Castro's Childhood

    Fidel Castro is something of an enigma. For 50 years he has defied all America's attempts to topple him and Cuba's government. He continues to occupy a special place in Cuba's collective consciousness and over his unique version of a socialist society in Latin America - but what shaped him into the person he is today..

  • Fidel's Last Days (Vintage Contemporaries free pdfFidel's Last Days (Vintage Contemporaries

    A clandestine scheme to assassinate Fidel Castro spirals into paranoia. betrayal. and deceit in this dazzling thriller.
    Former CIA agent Carolina Perez has spent five years working deep undercover with a singular goal: to take down Castro and free Cuba from his troubled presence..

  • The Tragedy of Fidel Castro free pdfThe Tragedy of Fidel Castro

    When God receives a request from F tima to help prevent a war between Fidel Castro and JFK. he asks his son. Jesus. to return to Earth and diffuse the conflict. On his island..

  • Fidel Castro (Critical Lives) free pdfFidel Castro (Critical Lives)

    Best Websites To Download Free Ebooks. The Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro is one of the most written-about men in the world today. Most approaches to his life are either glowing hagiographies, or cr