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Author Lancaster, Roger N.

Title Life is hard : machismo, danger, and the intimacy of power in Nicaragua / Roger N. Lancaster
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1992]


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 W'PONDS  306.097285 Lan/Lih  AVAILABLE
Description xxiii, 340 pages ; 24 cm
Contents This Book and Its Title -- Personas -- Pt. I. Life. I. Junkyards. II. Beating One's Wife. III. Murdering One's Husband's Lover. IV. Coping with Less: Compadrazgo, Friendship, and Provisioning. V. Chicken Soup; or, Gossip, Tradition, and the Anthropologist. VI. Censoring La semana comica -- Pt. II. Some Lives. VII. Rolando. VIII. Flora. IX. Osvaldo. X. Elvis. XI. Roger. XII. Maximo. XIII. Jaime. XIV. Jazmina. XV. Virgilio -- Pt. III. Power, Politics, and Personal Life. XVI. Dealing with Danger. XVII. The Negro of the Family. XVIII. Subject Honor, Object Shame
Notes "A Centennial book"--Half t.p
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-332) and index
Subject Power (Social sciences)
Nicaragua -- Social conditions -- 1979- -- Case studies.
Nicaragua -- Politics and government -- 1979-1990.
Nicaragua -- Social conditions -- 1979-
ISBN 0520079248 alkaline paper
0520089294 paperback