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Nicaragua and the politics of utopia development and culture in the modern state by Daniel Chavez

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Motion pictures,
  • Politics and government,
  • Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional,
  • Politics and literature,
  • Utopian socialism,
  • Intellectual life,
  • History and criticism,
  • Nicaraguan literature,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-354) and index.

StatementDaniel Chávez
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1528 .C46 2015
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 363 pages
Number of Pages363
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27223302M
ISBN 100826520472
ISBN 109780826520470
LC Control Number2014029783
OCLC/WorldCa892880120

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Chavez spent five years conducting research for the book, an intellectual and political history of the 20th century in Nicaragua. Foreign Affairs magazine recognized Nicaragua and the Politics of Utopia as one of the best books of Horse Play! Katie Craig ’87 & Deanna Cook, Storey Publishing, May Max Blumenthal: Nicaragua beat US regime change, but sanctions and sabotage continue Politics Book Review: Blood of Brothers: Life and War in Nicaragua by Stephen Kinzer PBS NewsHour full episode, Nov. 2, Nicaragua Surviving the Overthrow: Years of U.S. In his highly original book, Chávez seeks the literary and philosophical roots of three very different Nicaraguan regimes: the modernizing, authoritarian Somoza dictatorship (–79), the agrarian-socialist Sandinista revolution (–90), and the neoliberal capitalism of the post-Sandinista era (–). Cardenal, meanwhile, explains that his support for the revolution against.   The history of modern Nicaragua is populated with leaders promising a new and better day. Inevitably, as Nicaragua and the Politics of Utopia demonstrates, reality casts a shadow and the community must look to the next leader. As an impoverished state, second only to Haiti in the Americas, Nicaragua has been the scene of cyclical attempts and failures at modern : Daniel Chavez.