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Cuba"s Foreign Relations in a Post-Soviet World (Contemporary Cuba)

by H. Michael Erisman

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Florida .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International relations,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Cuba - History,
  • History,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Cuba,
  • Caribbean & West Indies - General,
  • 1959-,
  • Foreign Relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8021668M
    ISBN 100813018129
    ISBN 109780813018126

    Cuba Stay up to date on the latest news, analysis, and commentary in Cuba. Browse our archives of magazine articles, interviews, and in-depth essays from experts in Cuba. In , Cuba allowed the Soviet Union to deploy nuclear missiles on its territory. This prompted the Cuban Missile Crisis, a day stand-off which is widely considered to be the closest the world has come to a nuclear war. The settlement saw the Soviets withdraw its missiles from Cuba and the Americans remove its nuclear weapons from Turkey.

    Cuba (Documents ) U.S. interest in the Cuban revolution, the overthrow of the Batista government, and the consolidation of power by Fidel Castro, reevaluation by the U.S. Government of the policy of shipping arms to the Batista government, January–June (Documents ).   The resulting ferment is increasingly evident in Cuban cultural expression, and the responses to adversity and scarcity have reshaped Cuban social relations. This anthology brings together the best recent scholarship and writing on Cuban politics, economics, foreign relations, society, and culture in the post-Soviet era, which Cubans call the Reviews: 4.

    Foreign Relations of the United States, –, Cuba, Volume VI Letter From the Ambassador in Cuba (Bonsal) to the Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs (Rubottom) 1.   Cuba also benefitted during the initial crisis from the many tools available in a state-dominated economy, such as government control of employment, prices, wages, and foreign exchange, which made it possible to avoid the mass unemployment, hyperinflation, and capital flight common in other post-Soviet states.


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Cuba"s Foreign Relations in a Post-Soviet World (Contemporary Cuba) by H. Michael Erisman Download PDF EPUB FB2

This volume emphasizes two key aspects of Cuba's foreign relations: the country's adjustment since the disintegration of the Soviet Bloc, and the ongoing confrontation between Cuba and the United States.

The author proposes that Cuba has been highly sensitive to independence on an external power. Read more Read less The Amazon Book ReviewCited by: Michael Erisman analyzes the broad scope of revolutionary Cuba's foreign relations.

The book emphasizes two key aspects of the subject: Cuba's adjustment since the disintegration of the Soviet Bloc, and the ongoing confrontation between Cuba and the United States."--Jacket.

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. This volume emphasizes two key aspects of Cuba's foreign relations: the country's adjustment since the disintegration of the Soviet Bloc, and the ongoing confrontation between Cuba and the United The author proposes that Cuba has been highly sensitive to independence on an external power.

Michael Erisman’s Cuba’s Foreign Relations in a Post-Soviet World is a book that, as the author himself admits in the introduction, many did not expect ever to see in print. The expectation among some observers was that the Cuban government would not outlast the fall of communism in its closest allies and its principal : Damian J.

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Michael Erisman, James G. Blight, Philip Brenner. Summary: "This book addresses the relationship between the Russian Federation and Cuba from to the present, the period since the disintegration of the Soviet Union.

Mervyn J. Bain analyzes the reasons why the relationship between Havana and Moscow continues to thrive even after the end of the Cold War and the death of international socialism.

The extraordinary account of the Cuban people’s struggle for survival in a post-Soviet world In the aftermath of the fall of the Soviet Union, Cuba faced the start of a crisis that decimated its economy. Helen Yaffe examines the astonishing developments that took place during and beyond this.

This book is an in-depth appraisal of Soviet-Cuban relations since the Cuban Revolution of Over the years massive amounts of economic, military, and technical aid have been given to Cuba by the Soviet Union, and by the late 's, Soviet-backed Cuban troops were operating in Nicaragua, Angola, Ethiopia, and other countries in Africa and the Middle : Paperback.

The resulting ferment is increasingly evident in Cuban cultural expression, and the responses to adversity and scarcity have reshaped Cuban social relations. This anthology brings together the best Reviews: 1. Without massive Soviet subsidies and its primary trading partner, Cuba became increasingly isolated in the late s and early s after the fall of the USSR and the end of the Cold War, but Cuba opened up more with the rest of the world again starting in the late s when they have since entered bilateral co-operation with several South American countries, most notably Venezuela and Bolivia beginning.

DePalma takes the reader on a tour of the glorious triumphs and ardent idealism of the early days of the Cuban Revolution, the dark years of the post-Soviet economic collapse, the revived hopes occasioned by the thaw of U.S.-Cuban relations under U.S.

President Barack Obama, and now the seemingly endless days of deprivation.”—Foreign Affairs. Helen Yaffe examines the astonishing developments that took place during and beyond this period.

Drawing on archival research and interviews with Cuban leaders, thinkers, and activists, this book tells the remarkable story of how Cuba survived while the rest of the Soviet bloc crumbled. Get this from a library. Cuba's ties to a changing world. [Donna Rich Kaplowitz;] -- "Collection of 14 essays by specialists on Cuba's economic and political ties with China, Japan, the Middle East, the United Kingdom, the European Community, the former Soviet Union, Brazil, Canada.

In her book Cuba: What Everyone Needs to Know, Julia Sweig offers a guide to the island’s politics, its relationship with the United States, and its shifting role in the world. Explore More on Cuba. After the establishment of diplomatic ties with the Soviet Union after the Cuban Revolution ofCuba became increasingly dependent on Soviet markets and military aid, becoming an ally of the Soviet Union during the Cold War.

Cuba traditionally and consistently portrays the US embargo, in place sinceas the source of its difficulties. As a result of efforts begun in December to re-establish diplomatic relations with the Cuban Government, which were severed in Januarythe US and Cuba reopened embassies in their respective countries in July   Through such stories, DePalma takes the reader on a tour of the glorious triumphs and ardent idealism of the early days of the Cuban Revolution, the dark years of the post-Soviet economic collapse, the revived hopes occasioned by the thaw of U.S.-Cuban relations under U.S.

President Barack Obama, and now the seemingly endless days of deprivation. Castro nationalizes all foreign assets in Cuba, hikes taxes on U.S. imports, and establishes trade deals with the Soviet Union. President Dwight D. Eisenhower retaliates by slashing the import.

Then, 15 years after the triumph of the Cuban revolution, Fidel Castro made what was perhaps the most important choice of his life, one which would determine the future of Cuba-U.S.

relations into. For 13 days that month, President John F. Kennedy warned Soviet first secretary Nikita Khrushchev to remove the missiles or face consequences - which most of the world interpreted as nuclear war.

Khrushchev backed down. While the Soviet Union continued to back Castro, Cuban relations with the United States remained cold but not warlike. Padura vividly evokes the glamour and sleaze of the 50s under Batista – when Havana was a mafia-run playground for rich Americans – and the hardships of daily life in post-Soviet Cuba.

The analysis presented in this paper indicates that a complete cancellation of Venezuelan assistance to Cuba would cause considerably less damage than the elimination of Soviet assistance in the early s, with the fall in real GDP estimated at somewhere between 7% and 10%, compared to 38% after the breakdown of Cuban/Soviet relations.

Moreover, if the Cuban government were to avoid. As Cuba faces the new century with aging leaders from a fading Revolution, the hope for economic progress in Cuba lies in reestablishing ties with the giant to the north that has influenced their history so much already.

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