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Close encounters of empire : writing the cultural history of U.S.-Latin American relations

Title
Close encounters of empire : writing the cultural history of U.S.-Latin American relations / edited by Gilbert M. Joseph, Catherine C. LeGrand, and Ricardo D. Salvatore ; with a foreword by Fernando Coronil.
Published
Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 1998.
Description
xv, 575 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm.
Contents
Foreword / Fernando Coronil
I. Theoretical Concerns. Close Encounters: Toward a New Cultural History of U.S.-Latin American Relations / Gilbert M. Joseph. The Decentered Center and the Expansionist Periphery: The Paradoxes of Foreign-Local Encounter / Steve J. Stern. The Enterprise of Knowledge: Representational Machines of Informal Empire / Ricardo D. Salvatore
II. Empirical Studies. Landscape and the Imperial Subject: U.S. Images of the Andes, 1859-1930 / Deborah Poole. Love in the Tropics: Marriage, Divorce, and the Construction of Benevolent Colonialism in Puerto Rico, 1898-1910 / Eileen J. Findlay. Mercenaries in the Theater of War: Publicity, Technology, and the Illusion of Power during the Brazilian Naval Revolt of 1893 / Steven C. Topik. The Sandino Rebellion Revisited: Civil War, Imperialism, Popular Nationalism, and State Formation Muddied Up Together in the Segovias of Nicaragua, 1926-1934 / Michael J. Schroeder.
The Cult of the Airplane among U.S. Military Men and Dominicans during the U.S. Occupation and the Trujillo Regime / Eric Paul Roorda. Central American Encounters with Rockefeller Public Health, 1914-1921 / Steven Palmer. Living in Macondo: Economy and Culture in a United Fruit Company Banana Enclave in Colombia / Catherine C. LeGrand. From Welfare Capitalism to the Free Market in Chile: Gender, Culture, and Politics in the Copper Mines / Thomas Miller Klubock. Everyday Forms of Transnational Collaboration: U.S. Film Propaganda in Cold War Mexico / Seth Fein. Gringo Chickens with Worms: Food and Nationalism in the Dominican Republic / Lauren Derby
III. Final Reflections. Turning to Culture / Emily S. Rosenberg. Social Fields and Cultural Encounters / William Roseberry. From Reading to Seeing: Doing and Undoing Imperialism in the Visual Arts / Maria del Carmen Suescun Pozas.
Notes
Includes folded col. ill. in pocket on back cover.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Language
English
LCCN
98027624
ISBN
0822320851 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822320991 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Format
Book Book
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