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Cuba in the American imagination : metaphor and the imperial ethos

Autor: Louis A Pérez
Editora: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2008.
Séries: Caravan book.
Edição/Formato   Imprimir livro : Publicação de governo estadual ou província : InglêsVer todas as edições e formatos
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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  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: History
Tipo de Material: Publicação do governo, Publicação de governo estadual ou província, Recurso Internet
Tipo de Documento Livro, Recursos de internet
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Louis A Pérez
ISBN: 9780807832165 0807832162 9780807886984 080788698X 9780807872109 0807872105
Número OCLC: 191009573
Notas: "A Caravan book"--Title page verso.
Descrição: xii, 333 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Conteúdos: 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.
Título da Série: Caravan book.
Responsabilidade: Louis A. Pérez, Jr.
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