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The Resource Hidden Powers of State in the Cuban Imagination, (electronic resource)

Hidden Powers of State in the Cuban Imagination, (electronic resource)

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Hidden Powers of State in the Cuban Imagination
Title
Hidden Powers of State in the Cuban Imagination
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Despite its hard-nosed emphasis on the demystifying realism of Marxist-Leninist ideology, the political imagery of the Cuban revolution--and the state that followed--conjures up its own magical seductions and fantasies of power. In this fascinating account, Kenneth Routon shows how magic practices and political culture are entangled in Cuba in unusual and intimate ways. Routon describes not only how the monumentality of the state arouses magical sensibilities and popular images of its hidden powers, but he also explores the ways in which revolutionary officialdom has, in recent years, tacitl
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Routon, Kenneth
Dewey number
  • 972.9106/4
  • 972.91064
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Political culture
  • Socialism
  • Exceptionalism
  • Cuba
  • Cuba
Label
Hidden Powers of State in the Cuban Imagination, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Cover; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; 1. The Magic of the Revolution; 2. The Eye and the Tongue; 3. The Opacity of Power; 4. Conjuring the Past; 5. Tying the Yuma to the Stick; 6. The Cult of the Profane; 7. The Prophetics of Revolution; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Control code
ocn811507115
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (217 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813043180
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)811507115
Label
Hidden Powers of State in the Cuban Imagination, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Cover; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; 1. The Magic of the Revolution; 2. The Eye and the Tongue; 3. The Opacity of Power; 4. Conjuring the Past; 5. Tying the Yuma to the Stick; 6. The Cult of the Profane; 7. The Prophetics of Revolution; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Control code
ocn811507115
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (217 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813043180
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)811507115

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