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Rascally signs in sacred places : the politics of culture in Nicaragua

Author: David E Whisnant
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1995.
Series: H. Eugene and Lillian Youngs Lehman series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Anthropology meets cultural studies (popular and otherwise) and historiography with a remarkable theoretical and investigative depth. A wide range of topics includes the title essay on 19th-century culture; culture under Somoza (the elder) and resistance to that culture; Sandinista culture and resistance thereto; 19th-century looting of antiquities; gender; the political cultures surrounding Rubén Dario and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Whisnant, David E., 1938-
Rascally signs in sacred places.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)608593952
Online version:
Whisnant, David E., 1938-
Rascally signs in sacred places.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)624430041
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David E Whisnant
ISBN: 0807822094 9780807822098 080784523X 9780807845233
OCLC Number: 31605973
Description: xiii, 569 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Beautiful and Pleasant Land: Culture and Cultural Change before Independence --
2. Rascally Signs in Sacred Places: The Politics of Cultural Change in the Nineteenth Century --
3. He Had an Odd Accent in Spanish: Culture and the Somoza Dictatorship --
4. Anything but Flowers: Culture and Resistance to the Somoza Dictatorship --
5. Culture as Revolution, Revolution as Culture: The Sandinista Cultural Project --
6. Political Theories and Cultural Realities: Opposition to Sandinista Cultural Policy and Programs --
7. Looting the Past: The Removal of Antiquities in the Nineteenth Century --
8. A Prodigious Child of Nicaragua: Ruben Dario and the Ideological Uses of Cultural Capital --
9. Ancestral Feats and Future Dreams: Sandino and the Politics of Culture --
10. New Women and (Not So) New Men: Cultural Recalcitrance and the Politics of Gender.
Series Title: H. Eugene and Lillian Youngs Lehman series.
Responsibility: David E. Whisnant.
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An analysis of the dynamic relationship between culture, power and policy in Nicaragua over 300 years. Spanning many forms - including literature, music, film - the book explores the evolution of  Read more...

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