Product DescriptionThis is the revised edition by the author and reprinted edition of a self-published book with the same title but different subtitles. (The year that changed our word) Some years are critical in world history, and one year was 1959, of which this book takes its title. 1959 was indeed a historic year in which, among other historical events, the guerrilla war in Cuba Fidel Castro overthrew dictator Fulgencio Batista. This intriguing book, taken from the pages of English-language newspaper of the author of weeks, the Sun Haiti, and their notebooks, provides first-hand look of a journalist in reaction Papa Doc – easier at first, then even more brutally squeezing his tyrannical rule. Diederich traces the e. . . More>>

1959: The Year That Inflamed the Caribbean