ExEAS: Asian Revolutions in the Twentieth Century
Other Revolutionary Leaders

Online Resouces

Fidel Castro || Vladimir Lenin || Sukarno

Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro History Archive, Marxists Internet Archive

A collection of speeches by Castro.

Castro Speech Data Base, Latin American Network Information Center

Speeches and interviews, from 1959 to 1996, with a search feature.

U.S.-Cuba Relations

The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962: The 40th Anniversary, National Security Archive

Documents, audio clips, photos, and analysis.

The Cuban Missile Crisis – International Conflict Simulation, Santa Clara University

An elaborate online simulation for students.

Documents Relating to American Foreign Policy: Cuban Missile Crisis, Mt. HolyokeCollege

A large number of primary source documents.

Kennedy Sought Dialogue with Cuba, National Security Archive

A collection of documents related to a U.S. initiative to pursue secret talks with Castro.

The Ultrasensitive Bay of Pigs, National Security Archive Cuba Documentation Project

Newly released declassified portions of the Taylor Commission Report.


Vladimir Lenin

Lenin Internet Archive, Marxists Internet Archive

Features a biography and a large collection of images and Lenin’s writings.  

Vladimir Lenin Audio and Video, the History Channel

Enter “Lenin" in the search box for audio and video clips of Lenin, including Lenin’s address to Red Army troops during the Russian Civil War.

V.I. Lenin, The Time 100

Features a photo of Lenin and an article by David Remnick, the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days Of The Soviet Empire.

What is to be Done (1902), Internet Modern History Sourcebook (Fordham University)

From Lenin: Collected Works Vol V


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Asia Biography: Sukarno, AsiaSource, Asia Society

The People’s Command for the Liberation of West Irian

Transcript of a speech given by Sukarno on December 19, 1961.

Speech at the Opening of the Bandung Conference (1955), Internet Modern History Sourcebook (Fordham University)

Sukarno: A Symbol of National Unity, CNN

A CNN Asia special about Sukarno; includes an illustrated timeline of Indonesia since 1814.

A Timeline of the Sukarno Years: 1950-1965, Sejarah Indonesia

A timeline and detailed history of the events in Sukarno’s political life.

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