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Maurice Bishop Speaks

Introduction by Steve Clark, 8-page photo section, map, index. 

Appendices: Two statements by the Cuban government and a speech by Fidel Castro on the October 1983 events in Grenada.

Format: Paper

639 Pages

Edition: 1st

Year: 1983

Publisher: Pathfinder Press

ISBN: 978-0-87348-612-5

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Maurice Bishop Speaks

The Grenada Revolution and Its Overthrow, 1979–83

By Maurice Bishop, 

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The triumph of the 1979 revolution in the Caribbean island of Grenada had “importance for all struggles around the world,” said Maurice Bishop, its central leader.   Invaluable lessons from that workers and farmers government, overturned in a Stalinist-led coup, can be found in this collection.    To read full...

“The book is devoted to 27 interviews with or speeches by Bishop, covering a broad range of his beliefs, including the equality of women, education, religion, and, most prominently, U.S. imperialism in the Caribbean. ”—Library Journal

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