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Castro, Fidel, 1927- -- Political posters

View Resource The Chairman Smiles

The 145 posters gathered together on the International Institute of Social History website represent some of the best propaganda efforts of the former Soviet Union, China, and Cuba. In the Soviet Posters section, readers can peruse representations from the Revolution of 1917, the subsequent civil war, the Five Year Plans of the 1930s, and Stalin's dictatorship. The Chinese posters include rare...

View Resource Visions of Freedom: New Documents from the Closed Cuban Archives

Freedom in Cuba during the 20th century had many faces, some of which are revealed through this amazing collection of documents. Offered by the Wilson Center, this collection was compiled by Dr. Piero Gleijeses, who spent a significant time looking through the Cuban archives for work on several books. He gathered 3,500 pages of Cuban documents, some of which are available in this electronic...