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Cuba in the American imagination : metaphor and the imperial ethos

Auteur : Louis A Pérez
Éditeur : Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2008.
Collection : Caravan book.
Édition/format :   Print book : Publication gouvernementale provinciale ou d'état : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
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"For more than two hundred often turbulent years, Americans have imagined and described Cuba and its relationship to the United States by conjuring up a variety of striking images - Cuba as a woman, a neighbor, a ripe fruit, a child learning to ride a bicycle. One of the foremost historians of Cuba, Louis A. Perez Jr. offers a revealing history of these metaphorical and depictive motifs and discovers the powerful  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : History
Type d’ouvrage : Publication gouvernementale, Publication gouvernementale provinciale ou d'état, Ressource Internet
Format : Livre, Ressource Internet
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Louis A Pérez
ISBN : 9780807832165 0807832162 9780807886984 080788698X 9780807872109 0807872105
Numéro OCLC : 191009573
Notes : "A Caravan book"--Title page verso.
Description : xii, 333 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contenu : Introduction: The idea of Cuba --
Metaphor between motive and meaning --
Imagining self-interest --
Metaphor as paradigm --
On gratitude as moral currency of empire --
Shifting metaphors, changing meanings: representing revolution --
Through the prism of metaphor: accommodation to empire.
Titre de collection : Caravan book.
Responsabilité : Louis A. Pérez, Jr.
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For more than two hundred often turbulent years, Americans have imagined and described Cuba and its relationship to the United States by conjuring up a variety of striking images - Cuba as a woman, a  Lire la suite...

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A worthy addition to the award-winning "oeuvre" of Perez. . . . Will attract a broad readership of those interested in foreign policy, American studies, and Latin American Studies.--"Clio"

 
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