Context of The war in Cuba : being a full account of her great struggle for freedom : containing a complete record of Spanish tyranny and oppression; scenes of violence and bloodshed; daring deeds of Cuban heroes and patriots, thrilling incidents of the conflict; American aid for the cause of Cuba; secret expeditions; inside facts of the war, etc. etc., great resources; products and scenery of the "Queen of the Antilles;" manners and customs of the people, etc. etc. : to which is added a full account of the destruction of the battleship "Maine" and the report of the Naval Board; hurried preparations for war with Spain, etc., etc. : embellished with many beautiful phototype engravings