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Close Encounters of Empire Writing the Cultural History of U. S. - Latin American Relations

ISBN-10: 0822320991

ISBN-13: 9780822320999

Edition: 1998

Authors: Gilbert M. Joseph, Catherine C. LeGrand, Ricardo D. Salvatore

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List price: $33.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 9/22/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
Theoretical Concerns
Close Encounters: Toward a New Cultural History of U.S.-Latin American Relations
The Decentered Center and the Expansionist Periphery: The Paradoxes of Foreign-Local Encounter
The Enterprise of Knowledge: Representational Machines of Informal Empire
Empirical Studies
Landscape and the Imperial Subject: U.S. Images of the Andes, 1859-1930
Love in the Tropics: Marriage, Divorce, and the Construction of Benevolent Colonialism in Puerto Rico, 1898-1910
Mercenaries in the Theater of War: Publicity, Technology, and the Illusion of Power during the Brazilian Naval Revolt of 1893
The Sandino Rebellion Revisited: Civil War, Imperialism, Popular Nationalism, and State Formation Muddied Up Together in the Segovias of Nicaragua, 1926-1934
The Cult of the Airplane among U.S. Military men and Dominicans during the U.S. Occupation and the Trujillo Regime
Central American Encounters with Rockefeller Public Health, 1914-1921
Living in Macondo: Economy and Culture in a United Fruit Company Banana Enclave in Colombia
From Welfare Capitalism to the Free Market in Chile: Gender, Culture, and Politics in the Copper Mines
Everyday Forms of Transnational Collaboration: U.S. Film Propaganda in Cold War Mexico
Gringo Chickens with Worms: Food and Nationalism in the Dominican Republic
Final Reflections
Turning to Culture
Social Fields and Cultural Encounters
From Reading to Seeing: Doing and Undoing Imperialism in the Visual Arts
Contributors
Index