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Cuba in the American imagination : metaphor and the imperial ethos

Auteur: Louis A Pérez
Uitgever: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2008.
Serie: Caravan book.
Editie/Formaat:   Boek : Deelstaats- of provinciale overheidsuitgave : EngelsAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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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  Meer lezen...
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Genre/Vorm: History
Genre: Overheidsuitgave, Deelstaats- of provinciale overheidsuitgave, Internetbron
Soort document: Boek, Internetbron
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Louis A Pérez
ISBN: 9780807832165 0807832162 9780807886984 080788698X 9780807872109 0807872105
OCLC-nummer: 191009573
Opmerkingen: "A Caravan book"--T.p. verso.
Beschrijving: xii, 333 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Inhoud: 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.
Serietitel: Caravan book.
Verantwoordelijkheid: Louis A. Pérez, Jr.
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