Front Door to Cuba

The War for Cuban Independence


Intro | Before The War | The War Begins | U.S. Intervention | After The War | Sidebars | References


The Spanish-Cuban-American war
and the Birth of American Imperialism, Volume I & II”
by Philip S. Foner

Antonio Maceo: The 'Bronze Titan' of Cuban Independence
by Philip S. Foner

“A History of Cuba and its Relations with the United States, Volume II”
by Philip S. Foner

Cuba or the Pursuit of Freedom by Hugh Thomas

Jose Marti Reader: Writings on the Americas
by José Martí

Cuba, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic
by John Edwin Fagg

Mightier Than the Sword: How the News Media Have Shaped American History”
by Rodger Streitmatter
Westview Press

“To the Person Sitting in Darkness”
An essay by Mark Twain – 1901

“American Imperialism in 1898”
Edited with an introduction by Theodore P. Greene
D.C. Heath and Company, Boston

Splendid Little War
By Frank Freidel
Little Brown and Company, Boston

Cuba: From Columbus to Castro and Beyond
by Jamie Suchlicki

Slaves, Sugar, & Colonial Society: Travel Accounts of Cuba, 1801-1899
Edited by Louis A. Pérez, Jr.

Portrait of Cuba
Text by Wayne Smith & Photographs by Michael Reagan

American History in 100 Nutshells
by Tad Tuleja

From Columbus to Castro: The History of the Caribbean
By Eric Williams