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Author Leary, John Patrick, 1979- author

Title A cultural history of underdevelopment : Latin America in the U.S. imagination / John Patrick Leary
Published Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2016
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (pages cm.)
Series New world studies
UPCC book collections on Project MUSE
Contents Introduction: Latin America and the meanings of "underdevelopment" in the United States -- Latin America as anachronism: the Cuban campaign for annexation and a future safe for slavery, 1848-1856 -- Latin America as nature: U.S. travel writing and the invention of tropical underdevelopment -- Latin America at war: the yellow press from Mulberry Street to Cuba -- Latin America and Bohemia: Latinophilia and the revitalization of U.S. culture -- Latin America, in solidarity: Havana reads the Harlem Renaissance -- Latin America in revolution: the politics and erotics of Latin American revolutions -- Coda: the places of the "third world" in contemporary U.S culture
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Public opinion -- United States -- History.
Latin America -- Foreign public opinion, American -- History
Latin America -- Relations -- United States.
United States -- Relations -- Latin America.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Project Muse.
LC no. 2016002825
ISBN 0813939151 (electronic bk.)
0813939178 (electronic bk.)
9780813939155 (electronic bk.)
9780813939179 (electronic bk.)
(paperback: alk. paper)