By Gilbert M. Joseph,Catherine C. LeGrand,Ricardo D. Salvatore
Exploring quite a few 19th- and twentieth-century encounters in Latin the United States, those theoretically engaged essays by way of exceptional U.S. and Latin American historians and anthropologists remove darkness from quite a lot of matters. From the Rockefeller Foundation’s public well-being tasks in important the US to the visible regimes of movie, paintings, and ads; those essays grapple with new methods of conceptualizing private and non-private spheres of empire. As such, Close Encounters of Empire initiates a discussion among postcolonial reviews and the long-standing scholarship on colonialism and imperialism within the Americas because it rethinks the cultural dimensions of nationalism and development.
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