Cuba, America and the Sea: The Story of the Immigrant Boat Analuisa and 500 Years If History Between Cuba and America

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One night in August 1994, 19 people squeezed into the 20-foot fishing boat Analuisa and motored out of Mariel, Cuba. Their destination, 90 miles away, was Florida and freedom. The Analuisa, now preserved at Mystic Seaport, is part of a larger story as well. For hundreds of years, the sea that divides Cuba and America has also tied them in an often contentious connection. In an engagingly objective way, Dr. Roorda reviews the long history of Cuban-American relations through wars and liberation, slavery and freedom, economic ...

Cuba, America and the Sea: The Story of the Immigrant Boat Analuisa and 500 Years If History Between Cuba and America 1970, Mystic Seaport Museum

ISBN-13: 9780939510986

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