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Piero Gleijeses

Piero Gleijeses

Christian A. Herter Professor of American Foreign Policy


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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