Havana Before Castro: When Cuba Was a Tropical Playground

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Through vintage and contemporary photographs, brochures, postcards, and artifacts evocative of time and place, Havana Before Castro tells the story of the city that was the most popular exotic destination for Americans during the forty years between World War I and Castro's revolution. See how Havana evolved from America's Prohibition haven and rich man's playground to a heady blend of glittering nightclubs, outrageous cabarets, all-night bars, and backstreet brothels. Visit Havana's seamy Shanghai Theatre as well as ...

Havana Before Castro: When Cuba Was a Tropical Playground 2008, Gibbs Smith Publishers

ISBN-13: 9781423603672

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