History of Cuba: Or, Notes of a Traveller in the Tropics, Being a Political, Historical, and Statistical Account of the Island, From Its First Discovery to the Present Time (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from History of Cuba: Or, Notes of a Traveller in the Tropics, Being a Political, Historical, and Statistical Account of the Island, From Its First Discovery to the Present Time

The remarkable degree of interest expressed on all sides, at the present time, relative to the island of Cuba, has led the author of the following pages to place together in this form a series of notes from his journal, kept during a brief residence upon the island. To these he has prefixed a historical glance at the political story of Cuba, that may not be unwor thy of preservation. The fact that the subject-matter was penned in the hurry of observation upon the spot, and that it is thus a simple record of what would be most likely to engage and interest a stranger, is his excuse for the desultory character of the work. So critically is the island now situated, in a political point of view, that ere this book shall have passed through an edition, it may be no longer a dependency of Spain, or may have become the theatre of scenes to which its former convulsions shall bear no parallel.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - Maturin M. Ballou

Hardback

Published Date - September 02 2019

ISBN - 9781527947610

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.6 cm

Page Count - 248

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