By Louis A. Pérez Jr.
Historical examine on Cuba, because the ascent of Fidel Castro to strength, has been an doubtful and tough pursuit. students either out and in of Cuba have confronted likely insurmountable difficulties whilst attempting to study archival files and manuscript collections--especially in gentle of terrible Cuba-U.S. family members. As this long-needed consultant to Cuban fabrics exhibits, huge collections of Cuba-related fabrics exist within the usa. even supposing those collections will not be as entire as a few unique collections in Cuba itself, they do provide first-class beginning issues for varied examine initiatives on Cuba--pending destiny entry to unique Cuban collections. this can be an fundamental advisor to Cuban fabrics for either American and Cuban scholars.
The advisor is equipped alphabetically via kingdom, with every one major Cuban assortment in that country indexed. Perez contains U.S. govt and presidential collections, in view that such a lot administrations because the progressive warfare have handled Cuba in a single means or one other. In all circumstances, attempt used to be made to checklist basically massive and sundry Cuba-related holdings. This advisor should be of significant price to historians, political scientists, archivists, and different researchers drawn to the historical past of Cuba.
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A Guide to Cuban Collections in the United States (Reference Guides to Archival and Manuscript Sources in World History) by Louis A. Pérez Jr.