This book presents a concise introduction to Cuba since 1942 by a knockout combination of one American's most respected scholars of Cuba and an award-winning journalist-both known for their clear and engaging writing. This is the first introduction to balance historical and contemporary coverage and to include a nuanced and balanced analysis of important new scholarship in the field.
Philip Brenner is professor of international relations and director of the Interdisciplinary Council on Latin America at American University. Peter Eisner is an award-winning author and journalist, and a veteran foreign correspondent specializing on Latin America. He is consulting editor at the PBS television program, Worldfocus, and has been an editor and reporter at the Washington Post, Newsday, and the Associated Press.