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Piero Gleijeses

Christian A. Herter Professor of American Foreign Policy

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Awards include Guggenheim and MacArthur fellowships and Medal of Friendship from the Council of State of the Republic of Cuba; PhD, international relations, Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva. Publications Visions of Freedom: Havana, Washington, Pretoria and the Struggle for Southern Africa, 1976-1991 (2013); The Cuban Drumbeat: Castro's Worldview (2009); Cuba y África: Historia común de lucha y sangre, co-author (2007); Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington and Africa, 1959-1976 (2002), which won the 2002 Robert Ferrell Prize from the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations; Shattered Hope: The Guatemalan Revolution and the United States (1991); Politics and Culture in Guatemala (1988); Tilting at Windmills: Reagan in Central America (1982); The Dominican Crisis: The 1965 Constitutionalist Revolt and American Intervention (1978); articles in numerous newspapers and professional journals

Gleijeses, P. (2013). Visions of freedom: Havana, Washington, Pretoria and the struggle for Southern Africa, 1976-1991. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press.

Gleijeses, P. (2009). The Cuban drumbeat Castros worldview: Cuban foreign policy in a hostile world. London: Seagull.



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