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Author Solomon, Daniel F.

Title Breaking up with Cuba : the dissolution of friendly relations between Washington and Havana, 1956-1961 / Daniel F. Solomon.

Published Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  327.7291073 SOLO    AVAILABLE
Physical description vi, 330 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-316) and index.
Contents Cuban-American relations, 1956-1959 -- Fast friends -- American-Cuban foreign policy in the 1950s -- Culture clash -- Bill of particulars -- Cuba, the U.S.A., and the world, 1956-1959 -- Cuban-American relations, 1959-1961 -- Happy new year 1959 -- The provisional government -- Role reversal -- The balance sheet -- The 1959 Castro visit to the United States -- May Day -- Decline of the moderates -- The sting -- Hard nose -- Hardball -- The new Cuba -- Trial separation -- Bay of Pigs -- The alienation of affections theory.
Summary "Between April, 1956, and April, 1961, the friendly relationship between the United States and Cuba collapsed. This text recounts how Cuba became increasingly nationalistic, defensive and militarized under the Provisional Government instituted in 1959. Cuba came to anticipate a covert invasion from the United States and began to condemn American customs and values"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Cuba -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Cuba.
Cuba -- Foreign relations -- 1933-1959.
Cuba -- Foreign relations -- 1959-1990.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1953-1961.
ISBN 9780786459728 (paperback)
0786459727 (paperback)