The Resource State and revolution in Cuba : mass mobilization and political change, 1920-1940, Robert Whitney, (ebook)

State and revolution in Cuba : mass mobilization and political change, 1920-1940, Robert Whitney, (ebook)

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State and revolution in Cuba : mass mobilization and political change, 1920-1940
Title
State and revolution in Cuba
Title remainder
mass mobilization and political change, 1920-1940
Statement of responsibility
Robert Whitney
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Language
eng
Summary
Between 1920 and 1940, Cuba underwent a remarkable transition, moving from oligarchic rule to a nominal constitutional democracy. The events of this period are crucial to a full understanding of the nation's political evolution, yet they are often glossed over in accounts that focus more heavily on the revolution of 1959. With this book, Robert Whitney accords much-needed attention to a critical stage in Cuban history. Closely examining the upheavals of the period, which included a social revolution in 1933 and a military coup led by Fulgencio Batista one year later, Whitney argues that the eventual rise of a more democratic form of government came about primarily because of the mass mobilization by the popular classes against oligarchic capitalism, which was based on historically elite status rather than on a modern sense of nation. Although from the 1920s to the 1940s politicians and political activists were bitterly divided over what "popular" and "modern" state power meant, this new generation of politicians shared the idea that a modern state should produce a new and democratic Cuba
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Midwest
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Whitney, Robert
Dewey number
972.9106
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Envisioning Cuba
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  • Electronic books
  • Cuba
  • Cuba
  • Government, Resistance to
  • Oligarchy
  • Political participation
  • Democracy
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adult
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State and revolution in Cuba : mass mobilization and political change, 1920-1940, Robert Whitney, (ebook)
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781469621562
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12045704
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remote
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12045704
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MWT12045704
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
State and revolution in Cuba : mass mobilization and political change, 1920-1940, Robert Whitney, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469621562
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12045704
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12045704
System control number
MWT12045704
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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