The Dictator's Seduction: Politics and the Popular Imagination in the Era of Trujillo

The Dictator's Seduction: Politics and the Popular Imagination in the Era of Trujillo

by Lauren H. Derby
     
 


An analysis of the ways that General Rafael Trujillo s dictatorship (1930–1961) pervaded everyday life in the Dominican Republic s capital, Santo Domingo.See more details below

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An analysis of the ways that General Rafael Trujillo s dictatorship (1930–1961) pervaded everyday life in the Dominican Republic s capital, Santo Domingo.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822344827
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
06/28/2009
Series:
American Encounters/Global Interactions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
930,125
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xiii

Introduction. Populism as Vernacular Practice 1

1. The Dominican Belle Époque, 1922 25

2. San Zenón and the Making of Cuidad Trujillo 66

3. The Master of Ceremonies 109

4. Compatriotas! El Jefe Calls 135

5. Clothes Make the Man 173

6. Trujillo's Two Bodies 204

7. Papá Liborio and the Morality of Rule 227

Conclusion. Charisma and the Gift of Recognition 257

Notes 267

Bibliography 353

Index 393

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