Cuba: A History
Sergio Guerra Vilaboy
Oscar Loyola Vega
Cuba: A History is an essential introduction to Cuba for students, visitors and others, explaining why the island has infuriated and enthralled its northern neighbors for centuries.
Sergio Guerra Vilaboy, a professor at the University of Havana, obtained a doctorate in history at the University of Leipzig. He is the author of numerous books on Latin American history and is currently the executive secretary of the Association of Latin American and Caribbean Historians.
Oscar Loyola-Vega is a professor of history at the University of Havana.
The most beautiful island that eyes ever beheld.
Cuba has the same effect on US administrations as the full moon has on wolves: it’s an obsession.
—Wayne Smith, former US diplomat in Havana
I'm so grateful to see a place on the planet where there are people whose hearts haven't been shriveled by hatred or greed.