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American Value.

Author: David Pedersen
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press 2013.
Series: Chicago studies in practices of meaning
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Over the past half-century, El Salvador has transformed dramatically. Historically reliant on primary exports like coffee and cotton, the country emerged from a brutal civil war in 1992 to find much of its national income now coming from a massive emigrant workforce that earns money in the US and sends it home. In this work, Pedersen examines this new way of life as it extends across two places: Intipucā, a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Pedersen
ISBN: 9781283855761 1283855763 0226653390 9780226653396 0226653404 9780226653402 0226922774 9780226922775 9781283855761 1283855763
OCLC Number: 819816920
Description: 1 online resource (pages . cm).
Series Title: Chicago studies in practices of meaning

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El Salvador emerged from a brutal civil war in 1992 to find much of its national income coming from a massive emigrant workforce that earns money in the US. This book examines this new way of life as  Read more...

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