Book cover of Cuba: An American History by Ada Ferrerby Ada Ferrer

A Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist in History

“Full of…lively insights and lucid prose” (The Wall Street Journal) an epic, sweeping history of Cuba and its complex ties to the United States—from before the arrival of Columbus to the present day—written by one of the world’s leading historians of Cuba.

In 1961, at the height of the Cold War, the United States severed diplomatic relations with Cuba, where a momentous revolution had taken power three years earlier.

Interview with the Author

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319 Ada Ferrer, Cuba: An Early American History 
1/4/22          66 min

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Ada Ferrer, “Cuba: An American History” (Scirbner, 2021)
2/2/22           52 min

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The Intertwined History of America and Cuba with Ada Ferrer
12/1/21          71 min

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Ada Ferrer of NYU on her new book Cuba: An American History
9/10/21           55 min

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