Item description for To Cuba and Back by Richard Henry Dana...
During the mid 19th century the US Senate entertained a bill to expand South and annex Cuba, to become not only a Caribbean empire but the greatest slaveholding nation in history. The 1860 publication of To Cuba and Back detailing, in Dana's words, .the despotic civil government, compulsory religion uniformity, and slavery.. changed many minds. With astute observations of the land and the people this book became a rallying cry for change.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.9" Width: 5" Height: 1.3" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Sep 25, 2007
Publisher 1500 Books LLC
ISBN 1933698071 ISBN13 9781933698076
Availability 0 units.
More About Richard Henry Dana
Richard Henry Dana, Jr. (1815-1882) was an American lawyer and politician who gained renown as the author of the American classic "Two Years Before the Mast," a memoir of his time spent at sea as a merchant seaman. Kirby Heyborne, an accomplished actor, musician, and comedian, has received a number of "AudioFile" Earphones Awards and has narrated such titles as "Nick and Nora's Infinite Playlist" by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan, "Black Swan Green" by David Mitchell, and "The Genius" by Jesse Kellerman.