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Title:
Myths of modernity peonage and patriarchy in Nicaragua
Author:
Dore, Elizabeth.
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9780822387626
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Publication Information:
Durham : Duke University Press, 2006.
Physical Description:
xii, 252 p. : ill., 1 map ; 24 cm.
Contents:
Who controls the past controls the future -- Theories of capitalism, class, gender, and ethnicity -- Indians under colonialism and postcolonialism -- Patriarchal power in the pueblos -- The private property revolution -- Gendered contradictions of liberalism: ethnicity, property, and households -- Debt peonage in Diriomo: forced labor revisited -- Patriarchy and peonage.
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Combines Marxist and postmodern approaches to argue that patriarchy has provided the central organizing principle of Nicaraguan agrarian labor systems.