Havana, a Subtropical Delirium: Mark Kurlansky at Books and Books

Havana, a Subtropical Delirium: Mark Kurlansky at Books and Books

Kurlansky walks through the city and tries to understand the present living rhythm based on what happened in the city some centuries ago. He tells the story of how the rich moved as they grew richer from Old to Center Havana, from Center Havana to Vedado, and from Vedado to Miramar, leaving their beautiful buildings behind for the lower classes, which could not afford their maintenance. Since 1959, the majority of the buildings were left to embrace the salty Caribbean breeze.

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