The Resource Hidden Powers of State in the Cuban Imagination

Hidden Powers of State in the Cuban Imagination

Label
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
Cataloging source
MHW
Dewey number
  • 972.9106/4
  • 972.91064
Index
index present
LC call number
F1788 .R595 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Hidden Powers of State in the Cuban Imagination
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b26970491
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)811507115
  • pebcs0813038855

Library Locations

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