[Marxism] Cuba class syllabus

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Thu Jul 28 11:49:19 MDT 2011


ONLINE
JOSE MARTI: "Our America": 
http://www.historyofcuba.com/history/marti/America.htm

FIDEL CASTRO:
History will absolve me: 
http://www.marxists.org/history/cuba/archive/castro/1953/10/16.htm

Second Declaration of Havana: 
http://www.walterlippmann.com/fc-02-04-1962.pdf

Interview on Bureaucracy and Sectarianism (an attack on Cuban 
Stalinists):
http://www.walterlippmann.com/fc-03-26-1962.html

Speech on the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia: 
http://lanic.utexas.edu/project/castro/db/1968/19680824.html

CHE GUEVARA:
Man and Socialism in Cuba: 
http://www.marxists.org/archive/guevara/1965/03/man-socialism.htm

PRINT
C. Wright Mills: "Listen, Yankee"

James O'Connor: "The Origins of Socialism in Cuba"

Edward Boorstein: "The Economic Transformation of Cuba"

Frank Fitzgerald: "The Cuban Revolution in Crisis"

Carollee Bengelsdorf: "The Problem of Democracy in Cuba: Between 
Vision and Reality"

(obviously you have to select parts of the books)

FILM
"Strawberry and Chocolate" (about the CP and gays). This is not 
available on Netflix, but you can get a copy from amazon.com

" Memories of Underdevelopment" (only available in VHS from 
amazon.com)

"Fidel Castro: the Untold Story" (on Netflix, including 
streaming). Very highly recommended documentary by Estela Bravo




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