Books About José Martí
José Martí Reader: Writings on the Americas
Jose Marti Diarios
In Spanish, but hopefully a translated version will be available
José Martí's "Our America: From National to
Hemispheric Cultural Studies (New Americanists)
"Versos Sencillos: A Dual-Language Edition"
Translated by Anne
Versos Sencillos: Simple Verses
Martí: Apostle of Freedom, by Jorge Mañach
A gem, if you can find it. I'm always partial to the writings of
Philip S. Foner on Cuban history.
La Niña de New York, by José Miguel Oviedo
Insurgent Cuba: Race, Nation, and Revolution, 1868-1898
The Story of Cubaby Horatio S. Rubens
Cuba: A Short History
A big, fat, sturdy paperback, well written and researched.
Bartolomé De Las Casas
A record of how the Spaniards
wiped out the indigenous cultures of the Indies. Required reading.
A very detailed chronology that covers every
year from 1959 until 1995.
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