(see also Cuba: Revolution since 1959, Cuba: Black History, Life & Values, Cuban Revolution Abroad & Cuba & US)
CIA World Factbook. Includes map.
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Hughes, John. "Bush's Cuban quandary," Christian Science Monitor (10/15/03):9.
Kornbluh, Peter. "Opening to Cuba," Nation (10/21/02):6-7.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Liss, Sheldon B. Roots of Revolution: Radical Thought in Cuba (Lincoln: U. of Nebraska, 1987).
Thomas, Hugh. Cuba: The Pursuit of Freedom (NY: Harper & Row, 1971). Massive general history from beginnings to ca. 1970.
Pérez, Louis A. Jr. To Die in Cuba: Suicide & Society (Chapel Hill: U. of North Carolina, 2005).
Roy, Maya. Cuban Music: From Son & Rumba to Buena Vista Social Club & Timba Cubana (Princeton, NJ : Markus Wiener, 2002)
In the Library: Fiction
In the Library: For Young Readers
In the Library: Poetry
In the Library: Drama
In the Library: Photography
"The Charcoal Workers (El mégano)" , dir. Julio García Espinosa, 20m. From Latin American Video Archives. Pioneering documentary on harsh lives of charcoal burners extracting tree trunks from a swamp.
"Kid Chocolate" , dir.?, 20m. From Cinema Guild. Profile of most famous Cuban boxer, Eligio Sardinias, who fought in '30's as "Kid Chocolate."
"My Cuba (Cuba mía)" , Rhonda L. Mitrani, 47m. From Latin American Video Archives.
"Our Man in Havana" , dir. Carol Reed, 111m. In video stores.