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Has Cuba’s revolution finally fizzled out?

6 August 2022

9:00 AM

6 August 2022

9:00 AM

How Things Fall Apart: What Happened to the Cuban Revolution? Elizabeth Dore

Head of Zeus, pp.304, 27.99

In 1968, the US anthropologist Oscar Lewis arrived in Cuba with a tape recorder and a mission to capture the revolutionary zeal of everyday Cubans. Eighteen months later, he was sent packing. ‘We have nothing to hide,’ Fidel Castro, the leader of the country’s 1959 revolution, had supposedly told him.

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