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Capitalism, God, and a Good Cigar: Cuba Enters the Twenty-first Century

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When the Soviet Union dissolved, so did the easy credit, cheap oil, and subsidies it had provided to Cuba. The bottom fell out of the Cuban economy, and many expected that Castro’s revolution—the one that had inspired the Left throughout Latin America and elsewhere—would soon be gone as well. More than a decade later, the revolution lives on, albeit in a modified form. Fol ...more
Paperback, 264 pages
Published May 6th 2005 by Duke University Press Books (first published April 15th 2005)
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An interesting perspective on Cuba post-Soviet break-up. Particularly interesting because of the explanation of the dual economy.
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