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Guerrillas in power the course of the Cuban revolution by K. S. Karol

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Published by Hill & Wang in New York .
Written in English



  • Cuba


  • Cuba -- History -- 1933-1959,
  • Cuba -- History -- Revolution, 1959

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Edition Notes

Statementby K. S. Karol. Translated from the French by Arnold Pomerans.
LC ClassificationsF1788 .K3813 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 624 p.
Number of Pages624
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5756495M
ISBN 100809053470
LC Control Number71116874

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