Book reviews

The IJCS’s books editor is Dr Manual Barcía Paz, of the University of Leeds. Dr Barcía is responsible for arranging for books to be reviewed by suitably qualified academics and experts.

The journal is always looking for reviewers. The reward for submitting a review of 6-800 w0rds is to keep the book!

Please contact Manuel by writing to him at if you would like to review one of the following:

(list updated 02/06/12)

Armando García González, Cuerpo Abierto: Ciencia enseñanza y coleccionismo andaluces en Cuba en el siglo XIX

Andrea O’Reilly Herrera, Cuban Artists across the Diaspora: Setting the Tent against the House.

Emir Sader, The New Mole: Paths of the Latin American Left

Araceli Tinajero, El Lector de Tabaquería: Historia de una tradición cubana.

Alex Von Tunzelmann, Red Heat: Conspiracy, Murder and the Cold War in the Caribbean

Anke Birkenmainer and Esther Whitfield eds.,  Havana beyond the ruins: Cultural mappings after 1989.

Patricia Valladares-Ruiz, Sexualidades disidentes en la narrativa Cubana contemporánea.

Vilma Espín, Asela de los Santos and Yolanda Ferrer, Women in Cuba the making of a revolution within the revolution

Mary Berg ed., Open Your Eyes and Soar: Cuban Women Writing Now

Don Munton and David A. Welch, The Cuban Missile Crisis

Par Kumaraswami ed., Rethinking the Cuban revolution Nationally and Regionally: Politics, Culture and Identity

Aleida March, Remembering Che: My Life with Che Guevara

Michael Casey, Che’s Afterlife: The Legacy of an Image

Sergio Guerra Vilaboy and Oscar Loyola Vega, Cuba: A History

Enrique Cirules, The Mafia in Havana: A Caribbean Mob Story

Fidel Castro, Obama and the Empire

Fidel Castro, Guantánamo: Why the Illegal US Base should be returned to Cuba