War and Genocide in Cuba, 1895-1898

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2006 - History - 352 pages
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From 1895 to 1898, Cuban insurgents fought to free their homeland from Spanish rule. Though often overshadowed by the "Splendid Little War" of the Americans in 1898, according to John Tone, the longer Spanish-Cuban conflict was in fact more remarkable, fo
  

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A concise, no-nonsense examination of the Cuban insurrection that provoked the Spanish-American War, with special emphasis on attaching accurate figures to the deep human suffering induced by this ... Read full review

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Eloy Gonzalo and the Disaster of War
6
The Origins of Cuban Independence
20
José Martí A Dream of Cuba
36
Emilio Calleja and the Failure of Reform
48
Máximo Gómez and Total War
62
Antonio Maceo and the Battle of Peralejo
74
The Cuban Liberation Army
86
The Spanish Army
102
Valeriano Weyler The Butcher
158
The Death of Maceo
184
Reconcentration
198
The Monster and the Assassin
230
The Jingoes
244
Frascuelo versus Edison
256
The Splendid Disaster
278
Notes
294

Arsenio Martínez Campos Defending the Indefensible
118
Mal Tiempo and the Romance of the Machete
128
The Invasion of the West
144

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