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The Missile Crisis from a Cuban Perspective. Historical, Archaeological and Anthropological Reflections

Book
Authors Håkan Karlsson
Tomás Diez Acosta
ISBN 978-0-367-19696-7
Publisher Routledge
Place of publication London/New York
Publication year 2019
Published at Department of Historical Studies
Language en
Keywords Missile Crisis (1962), Cuba, Archaeology, Anthropology, History, Material and immaterial remains, Cultural Heritage
Subject categories History, History and Archaeology, Archaeology

Abstract

Previous works on the Cuban Missile Crisis (1962) have approached the topic from the point of view of the U.S. and its allies, while Cuban experiences have still not been sufficiently discussed. This book presents new aspects which have seldom – or never – been offered before, giving a detailed account of the crisis from a Cuban perspective. It also investigates the archaeological and anthropological aspects of the crisis, by exploring the tangible and intangible remains that still can be found on the former Soviet missile bases in the Cuban countryside, and through interviews which add a local, human dimension to the subject.

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