Winds of Change: Hurricanes & the Transformation of Nineteenth-century Cuba

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2001 - History - 199 pages
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The first book to establish hurricanes as a key factor in the development of modern Cuba, Winds of Change shows how these great storms played a decisive role in shaping the economy, the culture, and the nation during a critical century in the island's his
  

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Contents

1 Where Winds Gather
14
2 Coming into Being
37
3 A Time of Tempests
57
4 When Winds Disturb the Surface
83
5 Bending to the Force of the Wind
109
6 Between the Storms
139
Notes
157
Bibliographical Essay
187
Index
197
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Louis A. Perez Jr. is J. Carlyle Sitterson Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His books include On Becoming Cuban: Identity, Nationality, and Culture, winner of the 2000 Bolton-Johnson Prize, and The War of 1898: The United States and Cuba in History and Historiography.

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