Considered by many to be the jewel of the Caribbean, Cuba boasts a vibrant history. Combining both the beauty of white-sand beaches and the majesty of mountain ranges, this island nation is also home to an attractive architectural palette that reflects the cultural impact of Carib Indian, African, and Spanish influences. Cuba s fascinating heritage is captured here in vintage photographs and postcards. From natural landscapes to bustling city scenes, these views document Cuba s proud character and the daily life of the people who have made their home on this beautiful island."
Author: A. M. De Quesada Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC) Published: 10/14/1999 Pages: 128 Binding Type: Paperback Weight: 0.63lbs Size: 9.18h x 6.48w x 0.36d ISBN: 9780738502120 Language: Spanish
About the Author De Quesada, A. M.: - Author Alejandro M. de Quesada has combined images and both English- and Spanish-language captions to take a nostalgic look back at the years from 1898 to 1950, Cuba s first few decades as an independent nation.