Buenos Aires: Nuestra América Editorial, 2004. First Edition. Paperback. 320p., wrps. New. Item #29129
"Cuba Defendida" is a collection of reflections divided into six parts in which Roberto Fernández Retamar vehemently defends the Cuban Revolution. In the first part, he groups texts written after the revolutionary triumph; In the second, he addresses historical issues; In the third, he identifies heroes of the nation; In the fourth, he provides an in-depth analysis of the revolution as it pertains to race, which he considers to be the nucleus of the book; In the fifth, he studies Cuban culture; And in the sixth, he examines writers who, after having supported the Revolution, subsequently denied it.