Cuba: The People

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Crabtree Publishing Company, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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A majority of Cubans claim Taíno, one of the islands' first peoples, West African, or Spanish ancestry, or a mixture of these. Many other groups also immigrated to Cuba over the centuries including Haitians and French-speaking people from many countries. Cuba the people features the history of the country's people and their daily lives today. Candid photographs help portray bustling life in the country's many cities as well as the poverty which exists for many of Cuba's people. Topics include:

* life in the city

* life in the village

* life on a plantation

* life and work under communism and current reforms

* children and the education system

* the tourism industry

* Cubans in the Unites States

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Susan Hughes is an award-winning children's book writer and editor. Her books include "Megalodon: The Prehistoric Shark," "The Environmental Detective" and "The Titanic: Book and Submersible Model,

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