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The Revolutionary Imagination in the Americas and the Age of Development

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In The Revolutionary Imagination in the Americas and the Age of Development, María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo boldly argues that crucial twentieth-century revolutionary challenges to colonialism and capitalism in the Americas have failed to resist—and in fact have been constitutively related to—the very developmentalist narratives that have justified and naturalized postwar ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published November 7th 2003 by Duke University Press Books (first published October 1st 2003)
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The Revolutionary Imagination in the Americas and the Age of Development822331667This taught me a lot of things I didn't know about when and how we came to have 'the developed world' and 'the developing world,' how the links to colonialism and gender and capitalism work in a really complex way. I didn't know how shallow my own critical analysis of that stuff was before!
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This book totally changed my life. Anyone interested in revolution who doesn't mind literary theory should read it right away.
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