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Fidel! Castro"s political and social thought by Sheldon B. Liss

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder .
Written in English



  • Cuba,
  • Cuba.


  • Castro, Fidel, 1926-,
  • Communism -- Cuba,
  • Cuba -- Politics and government -- 1959- -- Philosophy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-236) and index.

Other titlesCastro"s political and social thought.
StatementSheldon B. Liss.
SeriesLatin American perspectives series ;, no. 13
LC ClassificationsF1788.22.C3 L57 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 246 p. ;
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1422414M
ISBN 100813386780, 0813386799
LC Control Number93032735

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