Spanish transition and the case of Cuba
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Published by Institute for Cuban and Cuba-American Studies, University of Miami in Coral Cables, Fla .
Written in English


  • Cuba -- Politics and government -- 1959-,
  • Spain -- Politics and government -- 1975-

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Edition Notes

Statementby Carlos Alberto Montaner.
ContributionsUniversity of Miami. Cuba Transition Project., University of Miami. Institute for Cuban & Cuban-American Studies.
LC ClassificationsF1788 .M662 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. ;
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16496674M
ISBN 100970491662
ISBN 109780970491664
LC Control Number2003441695

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