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Author Blight, James G.

Title Cuba on the brink : Castro, the missile crisis, and the Soviet collapse / James G. Blight, Bruce J. Allyn, and David A. Welch, with the assistance of David Lewis ; foreword by Jorge I. Domínguez.

Publication Info. New York : Pantheon Books, [1993]


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 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  972.9106 B619    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  972.9106 B61C    Check Shelf
 Windsor Locks Public Library - Adult Department  972.9106 BLI    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xxvii, 509 pages ; 25 cm
Note "The text conveys ... the crisis itself and of the January 1992 conference held in Havana"--Foreword.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [449]-458) and index.
Summary An account of a conference held in Havana in 1992, studying the causes and the course of the 1962 Cuban missile crisis, and revealing misperceptions on all sides that led to the brink of nuclear war.
Contents Foreword / Jorge I. Dominguez -- Introduction: Toward the Brink -- 1. Cuba on the Brink, 1962: The October Crisis -- 2. Uses of the Brink: Cuban, American, and Russian Motives at the Havana Conference -- 3. Cuba on the Brink, Then and Now: The Havana Conference on the Cuban Missile Crisis -- 4. Cuba and the Brink: Fidel Castro v. History -- 5. The Legacy of the Brink: Unfinished Business of the Havana Conference -- Appendix 1: Chronology -- Appendix 2: Letters Between Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev.
Subject Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962 -- Congresses.
Cuba -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union -- Congresses.
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- Cuba -- Congresses.
Added Author Allyn, Bruce J.
Welch, David A.
Other Form: Online version: Blight, James G. Cuba on the brink. 1st ed. New York : Pantheon Books, c1993 (OCoLC)656736828
ISBN 0679421491: $30.00 ($39.00 Can.)
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