The Resource Cuba in the American imagination: : metaphor and the imperial ethos, Louis A. Pâerez Jr, (ebook)

Cuba in the American imagination: : metaphor and the imperial ethos, Louis A. Pâerez Jr, (ebook)

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Cuba in the American imagination: : metaphor and the imperial ethos
Title
Cuba in the American imagination:
Title remainder
metaphor and the imperial ethos
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Louis A. Pâerez Jr
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Language
eng
Summary
For more than two hundred 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. Louis A. Perez Jr. offers a revealing history of these metaphorical and depictive motifs and discovers the powerful motives behind such characterizations of the island as they have persisted and changed since the early nineteenth century. Drawing on texts and visual images produced by Americans ranging from government officials, policy makers, and journalists to travelers, tourists, poets, and lyricists, Perez argues that these charged and coded images of persuasion and mediation were in service to America's imperial impulses over Cuba
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Midwest
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1943-
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Pâerez, Louis A.
Dewey number
327.7307291
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Caravan book
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  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • Cuba
  • Cuba
  • Metaphor
  • Imperialism
  • Popular culture
  • Popular culture
  • Political culture
  • Political culture
  • Public opinion
Target audience
adult
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Cuba in the American imagination: : metaphor and the imperial ethos, Louis A. Pâerez Jr, (ebook)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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9780807886946
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11719646
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remote
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11719646
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MWT11719646
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Cuba in the American imagination: : metaphor and the imperial ethos, Louis A. Pâerez Jr, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807886946
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11719646
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11719646
System control number
MWT11719646
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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