After introducing the concept of tierra (land) as cultural as well as natural geography, Rodriguez (Spanish literatures and cultures, Ohio State U.) traces cross-cultural misunderstandings of the representation of American space that have had dire consequences historically. She examines the Carribean Islands as paradise, their transition to a hell
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(229mm x 146mm x 14mm)
University of Minnesota Press
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