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Cuban National Reconciliation: Task Force on Memory, Truth, and Justice
Browse this Florida International University Web site to explore the ideas of advocates for national reconciliation.

Institute for Cuban & Cuban-American Studies, University of Miami
Find links to research tools on Cuba and its history on this Web site produced by the University of Miami.

The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962: The 40th Anniversary
Search through audio clips, photographs, and declassified documents regarding the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, presented by the National Security Archive, George Washington University.

History of Cuba
Timelines of 515 years of Cuba's political, cultural, economic, and social history and struggles over time have been published on this site by J. A. Sierra.

Maps of Cuba
Access a trove of Cuban maps on this site.

The Culture of Little Havana
Designed by students from the University of Miami, this site tours Havana, exploring monuments, restaurants, and local festivals.

Stealing Home: The Case of Contemporary Cuban Baseball
This companion site to a PBS program explores the issue of individual rights vs. the rights of society at large, within the world of Cuban baseball.

The Cuban Heritage Collection
In addition to its resource guides, catalogs, and online exhibitions of Cuban and Cuban-American history, this site contains collections of materials including memorabilia, manuscripts, and photographs.

Web Sites | Books

Arboleya, Jesús. Havana Miami: The U.S.-Cuba Migration Conflict. Melbourne: Ocean Press, 1996.

Balfour, Sebastian. Profiles in Power: Castro. London; New York: Longman, 1990.

Bardach, Ann Louise. Cuba Confidential: Love and Vengeance in Miami and Havana. New York: Random House, 2002.

Blight, James G. and Peter Kornbluh, editors. Politics of Illusion: The Bay of Pigs Invasion Reexamined. Boulder, Colorado: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1998.

Blight, James G. and David A. Welch, editors. Intelligence and the Cuban Missile Crisis. London; Portland, Oregon: Frank Cass Publishers, 1998.

Blight, James G., and Philip Brenner. Sad and Luminous Days: Cuba's Struggle with the Superpowers after the Missile Crisis. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2002.

Blight, James G., Bruce J. Allyn, and David A. Welch. Cuba on the Brink: Castro the Missile Crisis, and the Soviet Collapse. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 1993.

Bourne, Peter G. Fidel: A Biography of Fidel Castro. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, Inc. 1986.

Brook, Lisa and Digna Castañeda Fuertes, editors. Between Race and Empire: African-Americans and Cubans before the Cuban Revolution. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1998.

Cardoso, Eliana and Helwege, Ann. Cuba After Communism. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1992.

Carr, Barry, Aviva Chomsky and Pamela Maria Smorkaloff. The Cuba Reader. Durham: Duke University Press, 2003.

Castañeda, Jorge G. Compañero: The Life and Death of Che Guevara. New York: Random House, 1997.

Castro, Fidel. Che: A Memoir. Edited by David Deutschmann. Melbourne: Ocean Press, 1994.

----. Fidel: My Early Years. Edited by Deborah Shnookal and Pedro Álvarez Tabío. Melbourne: Ocean Press, 1998.

----. Fidel and Religion: Castro Talks on Revolution and Religion with Frei Betto. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1987.

Clark, Juan. Cuba: Mito y realidad. Miami, Caracas: Saeta Ediciones, 1992, 1990.

Clark, Sydney. All the Best in Cuba. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1946.

DeCosse, Sarah A. Cuba's Repressive Machinery: Human Rights Forty Years after the Revolution. New York: Human Rights Watch, 1999.

Del Mar, Marcia. A Cuban Story. Winston-Salem, North Carolina: J. F. Blair, 1979.

Domínguez, Jorge I. Cuba: Order and Revolution. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1978.

Falcoff, Mark. A Culture of Its Own: Taking Latin America Seriously. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 1998.

----. Cuba: The Morning After. Washington, D.C.: The AEI Press, 2003.

Franqui, Carlos. Vida, aventuras y desastres de un hombre llamado Castro. Barcelona, España: Planeta, 1988

Fursenko, A. V. and Timothy Naftali. "One Hell of a Gamble": Khrushchev, Castro, and Kennedy, 1958-1964. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1997.

Geyer, Georgie Anne. Guerrilla Prince: The Untold Story of Fidel Castro. Boston: Little, Brown, & Company, 1991.

Gimbel, Wendy. Havana Dreams: A Story of Cuba. New York: A. A. Knopf, 1998.

Gleijeses, Piero. Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington, and Africa, 1959-1976. University of North Carolina Press, 2002.

Guevara, Ernesto Che. Episodes of the Cuban Revolutionary War 1956-58. New York: Pathfinder Press, 1996.

Hamm, Mark S. The Abandoned Ones: The Imprisonment and Uprising of the Mariel Boat People. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1995.

Harnecker, Marta. Fidel: La estrategia politica de la victoria. La Habana: Editorial de Ciencias Sociales, 2001.

Horowitz, Irving Louis and Jaime Suchlicki, editors. Cuban Communism. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction Publishers, 1998.

Horowitz, Irving Louis. Searching for the Soul of American Foreign Policy. Coral Gables, Florida: Institute for Cuban & Cuban-American Studies, 2000.

James, Daniel, editor. The Complete Bolivian Diaries of Che Guevara and Other Captured Documents. New York: Stein and Day, 1968.

Khrushchev, Sergei N. Nikita Khrushchev. Philadelphia: Pennsylvania State University, 2000.

Leante, Cesar. Fidel Castro: El fin de un mito. Madrid: Editorial Pliegos, 1991.

Lockwood, Lee. Castro's Cuba, Cuba's Fidel. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1990.

Mencia, Mario. The Fertile Prison: Fidel Castro in Batista's Jail. Melbourne: Ocean Press, 1993.

Rodriguez Morejon, Gerardo. Fidel Castro, Biografia. Habana: P. Fernández, 1959.

Oltuski, Enrique. Vida Clandestina: My Life in the Cuban Revolution. Translated by Thomas and Carol Christensen. San Francisco: Wiley, 2002.

Orozco, Roman, and Natalia Bolivar. Cuba santa: Comunistas, santeros y cristianos en la Isla de Fidel Castro. Madrid: El País Aguilar, 1998.

Pérez-Stable, Marifeli. The Cuban Revolution: Origins, Course, and Legacy. London: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Quirk, Robert E. Fidel Castro. New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 1993.

Santamaria, Haydee. Moncada: Memories of the Attack That Launched the Cuban Revolution. Translated by Robert Taber. Secaucus, N.J.: L. Stuart, 1980.

Smith, Wayne S. The Closest of Enemies: A Personal and Diplomatic Account of U.S.-Cuban Relations Since 1957. New York: W. W. Norton, 1987.

Thomas, Hugh. Cuba or the Pursuit of Freedom. New York: Da Capo Press, 1998.

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