Life is hard : machismo, danger, and the intimacy of power in Nicaragua (Book, 2009) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Life is hard : machismo, danger, and the intimacy of power in Nicaragua

Author: Roger N Lancaster
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. University of California Press 2009
Series: A Centennial book
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8. prView all editions and formats
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Documents the effects of war and embargo on the cultural and economic fabric of Nicaraguan society. This book reveals the enduring character of Nicaraguan society as he records the experiences of  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger N Lancaster
ISBN: 9780520089297 0520089294
OCLC Number: 838517632
Description: XXIII, 340 Seiten 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments This Book and Its Title Personas Introduction PART I. LIFE I. Junk yards II. Beating One's Wife III. Murdering One's Husband's Lover IV. Coping with Less: Compadrazgo, Friendship, and Provisioning v. Chicken Soup; or, Gossip, Tradition, and the Anthropologist VI. Censoring La semana comica PART II. SOME LIVES VII. Rolando VIII. Flora IX. Osvaldo X. Elvis XI. Roger Xll. Maximo XIII. Jaime XIV. Jazmina XV. Virgilio PART III. POWER, POLITICS, AND PERSONAL LIFE XVI. Dealing with Danger XVII. The Negro of the Family XVIII. Subject Honor, Object Shame Conclusion Notes References Index
Series Title: A Centennial book
Responsibility: Roger N. Lancaster
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