Resources for understanding Cuba and the Revolution

The goal of this doc is to provide resources tailored to an anglophone audience that outlines a history and political analysis of Cuba that addresses some of the gaps in information that exist.

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Resources for understanding Cuba and the Revolution

The goal of this doc is to provide resources tailored to an anglophone audience that outlines a history and political analysis of Cuba that addresses some of the gaps in information that exist.

geography, Cuba, Americas, travel, history, guide, socialism

Resources for understanding Cuban History & the Revolution

Goal: Provide resources tailored to an anglophone audience that outlines a history and political analysis of Cuba that addresses some of the gaps in information that exist.

Note: many of these texts are paid.. Not many free resources available to study Cuba and the Revolution.

Note #2: We will update this document frequently, check back.

* Other FAQs:

* Socialism FAQ: On Cuba

* Cuba & Fidel Megathread

* Anti-Communist Myths Debunked

History of Cuba:

Carlos Manuel de Cespedes Cuban Revolutionary hero (independence)

Ten Years War

Antonio Maceo Cuban Revolutionary hero (independence)

José María Heredia Cuba's Romantic Poet

Jose Marti Cuban Revolutionary & Poet (independence)

Jose Marti Timeline

Juan Gualberto Gomez Cuban Revolutionary (independence)

The Cuban Flag

Batista (The Dictator)

Attack on the Moncada Barracks

The Historical Importance of Oriente Province

Meyer Lansky and the Mafia in Havana

Lucky Luciano (Mafioso)

Landing of Granma and rebel Invasion

Timetable of the events leading up to the Revolution

Camilo Cienfuegos (Cuban Revolutionary)

Ernesto Che Guevara (Cuban Revolutionary)

Significance of “La Sierra Maestra”

Battle of Jigue

History of Cuba through Art

Havana Nocturne: How the Mob Owned Cuba and Then Lost It to the Revolution

Historical roots of Cuban anti-Imperialism

Cuba Before the revolution

Anecdotes on Campesino Life before the Revolution

60 Years of Revolution

From Columbus to Castro: The History of the Caribbean 1492-1969

Atrocities Under Batista

Bay of Pigs Invasion

Atrocities towards Black Political Parties Before Castro

A History of US Terrorism Against Cuba

Works covering the revolution and its leaders:

Inside the Cuban Revolution

My Life: A Spoken Autobiography of Fidel Castro

Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life by Jon Lee Anderson

Che Guevara: Symbol of Struggle

Reminiscences of the Cuban Revolutionary War Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara

Guerilla Warfare: Che Guevara

Che Guevara Talks to young people

Ernesto 'Che' Guevara: a rebel against Soviet Political Economy

Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara: socialist political economy and economic management in Cuba 1959-1965

The text of the Constitution of the Republic of Cuba

Speech by Fidel Castro Ruz before Leaving for the Moncada Barracks on July 26, 1953

Famous Speech by Fidel “History Shall Absolve me”

Fidel Castro: How I Became a Communist

Speech delivered by Dr. Fidel Castro Ruz at the Palm Garden Room in New York on October 30, 1955

First Speech by Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz on Radio Rebelde, April 14, 1958

Address by Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz at Céspedes Park in Santiago de Cuba, on the 1st of January of 1959

January 3, 1959: The Revolution Begins Now

January 21, 1959: When the People Rule

Address Speech by Commander-In-Chief Fidel Castro on his arrival in Havana on 8 January 1959

May 17, 1959: On the promulgation of the Agrarian Law

July 9, 1960: Facing U.S. Aggressions

September 26, 1960: To the U.N. General Assembly: Cuba's Revolutionary Policy

September 29, 1960: Abstract of: Establishing Revolutionary Vigilance in Cuba

February 2, 1961: L'Unita Interview with Fidel Castro: The Nature of Cuban Socialism

April 23, 1961: Denouncing U.S. Bay of Pigs Invasion

May 1, 1961: May Day Celebration: Cuba is a Socialist Nation

January 2, 1963: Fourth Anniversary of the Cuban Revolution

October 18, 1967: Speech by the Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Ruz at the solemn evening in memory of Commander Ernesto Che Guevara, in the Plaza de la Revolución

May 1, 1980: Our Criminals are Leaving to their Allies in the US

Cuba Libre!: Che, Fidel, and the Improbable Revolution that Changed World History, by Tony Perrotet

Cuban Literacy Campaign

Rebel Lands of Cuba : The Campesino Struggles of Oriente and Escambray

* Chapter 2

* Chapter 3

* Chapter 4

Afro-Cuban/Black Revolutionary History:

Black, Radical, and Campesino: A History of Black Revolutionaries in Cuba

End of Slavery in Cuba

Life of Victor Dreke as an Afro-Cuban Revolutionary Leader

Who Is Victor Dreke?

Interview with an Afro-Cuban Revolutionary

From Escambray to the Congo: Leading the Revolutionary Course Beyond Cuba

Cuban Support of African Independence

Fidel Castro's Ties to Africa

Victor Dreke Speech Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Bay of Pigs Victory

Amiri Baraka: Cuba Libre

Amiri Baraka and Cuba

How Far We Slaves Have Come Fidel & Mandela

Black and Cuba

Cuban Revolution and its Influence on Black Americans

Amiri Baraka on Meeting Castro in Cuba

Assata Shakur and Cuba

Feminist Contribution to the Revolution:

The Family Code

Celia Sanchez Manduley: The Life and Legacy of a Cuban Revolutionary Woman

* Chapter 1

* Chapter 2

* Chapter 3

* Chapter 4

Haydee Santamaria: A Cuban Revolutionary

The Role of Women in the Revolution

Women in Pre-Revolutionary Cuba

January 16, 1963: At the Closing of the Congress of Women of the Americans

Women & The Cuban Revolution, Speeches by Fidel Castro

Women in the Cuban Revolution

Celia Sanchez: The Legend of Cuba's Revolutionary Heart

Revolution within the Revolution: Women and Gender Politics in Cuba, y1952-1962

Cuban Internationalism:

Cuba's Global Solidarity and Anti-Imperialist Campaign

Cuba and Angola: The War for Freedom

Che Guevara UN Speech

Cuban Internationalism

Global Justice: Che Guevara

On Growth and Imperialism

Visions of Freedom: Havana, Washington, Pretoria, and the Struggle for Southern Africa, 1976-1991

Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington, and Africa, 1959-1976

How Cuba Helped End South African Apartheid

Cuba and African Independence

Pan African Solidarity With the Cuban People

When Africa Called, Cuba Answered


“Soy Cuba” I am Cuba

* Trailer

Cubanas, Mujeres en Revolución

Maestra Film: Cuban Literacy Campaign

* Clip of the Film

Cuba: Defending Socialism, Resisting Imperialism (A Special Period Documentary)

Women in the Cuban Revolution

Alice walker on Cuba

Fidel Castro Speech in Harlem

Interview with Fidel Castro

Salud: A Documentary on the Cuban Healthcare System

How Cuba survived Peak Oil Crisis

The Special Period, Blockade, and Modern-day Cuba:

How Cuba Overcame The Special Period

The Economic War Against Cuba

June 3, 1992: Blaming Stalin for everything would be historical simplism

UN Report on the Blockade

Effects of Blockade on Cuban Economy

July 26, 2002: 49th Anniversary of the Attack on the Moncada Barracks

May 1, 2003: Cuba's achievements and America's Wars

Cuban Blockade under Covid-19

Cubans Pay Homage to Castro

Even More New Cuban Sanctions

Cuba Under Raul Castro

New Constitution of Cuba

Interview with Miguel Diaz-Canel

Fidel Castro at the United Nations: 1960

Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara:socialist political economy and economic management in Cuba,

Cuban Revelations: Life in 21st century Cuba

Democracy in Cuba

How Democracy Works in Cuba

A look at the Cuban Elections

Economic Changes After the Special Period

Cuba's Response to Hurricanes

Timeline of the Embargo

20 Reasons to Support Cuba

50 Years of Cuban Socialism

Rainbow Solidarity: In defense of Cuba (LGBT+ issues)

Resources for understanding Cuba and the Revolution
Tags Geography, Cuba, Americas, Travel, History, Guide, Socialism
Type Google Doc
Published 16/11/2054, 22:09:40


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