5 edition of Castro and the Cuban labor movement found in the catalog.
Castro and the Cuban labor movement
Includes bibliographies and index.
|LC Classifications||HD6578.5 .C67 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 341 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||341|
|ISBN 10||0819159522, 0819159530|
|LC Control Number||86028159|
This inspiring history of the Cuban anarchist movement is also a history of the Cuban labor movement. It covers both from their origins in the midth century to the present, and ends with an enlightening analysis of the failure of the Castro dictatorship. In the next issue of The Catholic Worker we hope to print a long article on Castro and Cuba written by Fr. Herve Chaigne, O.F.M. entitled The Cuban Revolution: A Mirror of Our Times, which originally appeared in Issue No. 3, , of Freres du Monde, a Franciscan Review edited by .
Foreign Relations of the United States, –, Cuba, Volume VI. Despatch From s rude conduct and remarks on this occasion were heartily commended by Raul Castro. 4. Infiltration of Labor Movement. The labor movement was the Communists’ first target, and the one in which they have probably achieved their most substantial success. Fidel Castro called them gusanos ("worms"), escoria ("trash"), and more recently, "the Miami Mafia."Of all the aspects of the Cuban Revolution, none has had a greater impact on America than the Author: American Experience.
Cuba - Cuba - The Republic of Cuba: A republican administration that began on , under Estrada Palma was subject to heavy U.S. influence. Estrada Palma tried to retain power in the and elections, which were contested by the Liberals, leading to rebellion and a second U.S. occupation in September U.S. secretary of war William Howard Taft failed to resolve the dispute. Still, the mobilization of female labor in urban Cuba to make up for male labor mobilized for agriculture became one of the FMC’s central charges. The radical experiment sought to capitalize on the most important Cuban resource: the will, energy, and passion of el .
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Cuban Revolution. Fidel Castro came to power with the Cuban Revolution of By the end ofaccording to Paul H. Lewis in Authoritarian Regimes in Latin America, all opposition newspaper had been closed down and all radio and television stations were in state control.
Lewis states that moderate teachers and professors were purged, ab dissidents were held and tortured in. Fidel Castro and the Cuban labor movement, (OCoLC) Named Person: Fidel Castro; Fidel Castro: Material Type: Thesis/dissertation, Manuscript: Document Type: Book, Archival Material: All Authors / Contributors: Efrén Córdova Cordovés.
InJulia Sweig published Inside the Cuban Revolution, Castro and the Cuban labor movement book prizewinning account of the internal politics of Castro’s 26 th of July Movement between late and Batista’s ouster on New Year’s Eve, (Full disclosure: I worked with Sweig at the Council on.
Cuban Labor Practices. Overview of Organized Labor in Cuba. The Cuban labor movement is one of the oldest in Latin America. During its final days as a colony under Spain in the late s, trade unionism and other political ideas found their way to Cuba through a continuous exchange of people and ideas.
Anarchism as a social movement in Cuba held great influence with the working classes during the 19th and early 20th century. The movement was particularly strong following the abolition of slavery inuntil it was repressed first in by President Gerardo Machado, and more thoroughly by Fidel Castro's Marxist–Leninist government following the Cuban Revolution in the late s.
BRIEF HISTORY OF THE CUBAN LABOR MOVEMENT SOCIAL POLICY SINCE Page 59 PHOTO CAPTION - Eusebio Mujal, top leader of Cuban's Labor movement reads workers claims in an assembly. In the photo: Labor Minister Suarez Rivas, and U.S. Embassy Labor Attache. Labor laws supposedly designed to safeguard the interests of Cuban workers has been one of the bulwarks of the political mythology of the Castro Revolution since the early s.
Such a mythification has served several purposes: (1) denigrate or deny any accomplishments of the Cuban Republics that predated the Revolution; (2) re-write Cuban history. Robert J. Alexander traces organized labor from its origins in colonial Cuba, examining its evolution under the Republic, noting the successive political forces within it and the development of collective bargaining, culminating after in its transformation into a Stalin-model labor movement.
In Castro's Cuba, organized labor has been subordinate to the Party and government and has been. Get this from a library. Castro and the Cuban labor movement: statecraft and society in a revolutionary period ().
[Efrén Córdova]. "Cuban Anarchism provides a broad view of the history of Cuban anarchism. It is especially valuable for the post period Fernandez rescues from oblivion the many anarchist activists, organizations, and unions seldom mentioned in the existing literature on the Cuban labour movement Fernandez's book has broken new ground."Author: Frank Fernández.
Castro and the Cuban Labor Movement: Statecraft and Society in a Revolutionary Period () Efrén Córdova, Efren Cordova, Dr. University Press of America, - Cuba - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book.
What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Theories about the. Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution. The life of Fidel Castro is inextricably bound up with the story of the Cuban Revo-lution. In modern times no revolutionary movement is more identified with a single person.
However, it would be a serious mistake to reduce. 12 1 5. ECLIPSE OF A MOVEMENT Castro's "betrayal" of the Cuban revolution has also taken another form. When Batista fell, two movements entered into competition— Castro's 26th of July Movement (named after the elate of his first unsuccessful at- tempt in ) and the official Communist party, the Partido Socialista Popular.
Cuban-American author Enrique Encinosa has written extensively on the anti-Castro movement in Spanish and English. This is his latest treatment – as far as I’m aware - of the “Cuban contras” and their generations-long feud with the Lider Maximo of Havana, up to the early s, before the sea-changes of the next decade/5(14).
The Cuban Revolution: A Direct Report by Augustin Souchy. Augustin Souchy is a veteran German Anarcho-Syndicalist. He was a delegate of the German Syndicalist Union to the Red International of Trade Unions (a Russian Communist Party front set up to. Fidel Castro orchestrated the Cuban Revolution and was the head of Cuba's government until In Januaryarticles in the National Geographic, Esquire, and New York magazines converged on a single theme.
The topic was not the country's economic troubles or the political battles of an election year but the remarkable events taking place in an American city. The Federation of Cuban Women (FMC) was founded in by Wilma Espín, a prominent member of Fidel’s July 26 Movement and wife of Raúl Castro.
The FMC organizes woman in neighborhoods throughout Cuba, providing women with an opportunity to discuss their particular needs and concerns, and it has a constitutionally guaranteed voice in the.
“The book teachers and students of the Cuban Revolution have been waiting for—Chomsky’s scholarly yet accessible history of one of the most fascinating and complex events of modern times.” —Matilde Zimmermann, Sarah Lawrence College “This is an outstanding textbook on the Cuban by: Fidel Castro's triumphant march into Havana on January 8, signaled the end to Cuba's old order and the beginning of a new era.
This one-stop guide to the Cuban revolution analyzes Castro's drive to oust Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista.4/5. AP News: “Brushing off decades of distrust, President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro shook hands Monday in Havana’s Palace of the Revolution, opening a meeting aimed at advancing the diplomatic opening that both leaders have pursued.
Obama and Castro stood together as a Cuban military band played the national anthems of Cuba and [ ].Castro's Cuban Social Revolution In Castro's July movement overthrew the Batista regime in a social revolution.
The Cuban public supported such a revolution because of the decaying domestic conditions. Since Cuba's independence in the United .The triumph of the Cuban Revolution has created the most remarkable political, economic and social upheaval in the history of Latin America.
From its beginning inthe new government, led by Fidel Castro, placed the poor - especially women and people of color, the principal victims of the discrimination inherent in patriarchal and segregationist societies - at the center of their.