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The Splendor of Cuba free pdf An unprecedented tour of stunning and architecturally significant Cuban palacios, mansions, and private homes that have been meticulously preserved, previously un-photographed, and inaccessible to visitors. At a time when more travelers are rediscovering Cuba, this lavishly illustrated volume offers a different view of the island's cultural achievements. It presents not the picturesque Cuba of Castro's era, with its derelict buildings and peeling paint, but the opulent world of the Spanish Creole aristocracy of the colonial period, with its Mudejar craftsmanship and baroque palacios, the sugarcane plantations (ingenios) and coffee plantations (cafetales), and classically inspired grand mansions.

About Michael Connors, CSC

Michael Connors, an expert in Caribbean antiques, is a contributor to numerous publications, including "Art

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Author : Michael Connors, CSC
Publisher : Rizzoli International Publications
Data Published : 05 October 2011
ISBN : 0847835677
EAN : 9780847835676
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 336 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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