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Fidel Castro"s political strategy from Moncada to victory by Marta Harnecker

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Published by Pathfinder Press in New York .
Written in English



  • Cuba


  • Castro, Fidel, 1926-,
  • Cuba -- Politics and government -- 1933-1959.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Marta Harnecker ; [translated by Margarita Zimmerman].
LC ClassificationsF1788.22.C3 H3713 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination157 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2411278M
ISBN 10087348665X, 0873486668
LC Control Number87061469

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Harnecker, Marta. Fidel Castro's political strategy. New York: Pathfinder Press, (OCoLC)   A painting depicting Cuba’s former President Fidel Castro by Cuban artist Kcho in Havana, Cuba. their book about the popular art of With Castro came bright political murals instead of. Fidel Castro was born in a farmhouse in the Oriente Province of Cuba and grew up in Santiago, Cuba. Castro was baptized a Catholic 1 and went to Catholic schools, which he spoke highly of later in life for their focus on “discipline, stoicism, [and] spirit of sacrifice.” 2. However, Castro the revolutionary was quite antagonistic toward religion, even banning religion altogether in.   Under Fidel Castro, the Cuban government refused to recognize the legitimacy of Cuban human rights organizations, alternative political parties, independent labor unions, or a free press.