The Magical State: Nature, Money, and Modernity in

The Magical State: Nature, Money, and Modernity in Venezuela ❰Reading❯ ➶ The Magical State: Nature, Money, and Modernity in Venezuela Author Fernando Coronil – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk In 1935 after the death of dictator General Juan Vicente Gómez Venezuela consolidated its position as the world's major oil exporter and began to establish what today is South America's longest lasti In after the State: Nature, PDF/EPUB » death of dictator General Juan Vicente Gómez Venezuela consolidated its position as the world's major oil exporter and began to establish what today is South America's longest lasting democratic regime Endowed with the power of state oil wealth successive presidents appeared as transcendent figures who could magically transform Venezuela into a modern nation During the oil boom dazzling development projects promised finally to effect this transformation Yet now the state must struggle to appease its foreign creditors counter a declining economy and contain a discontented citizenry In critical dialogue with contemporary social The Magical PDF/EPUB or theory Fernando Coronil examines key transformations in Venezuela's polity culture and economy recasting theories of development and highlighting the relevance of these processes for other postcolonial nations The result is a timely and compelling historical ethnography of political power at the cutting edge of interdisciplinary reflections on modernity and the state.


4 thoughts on “The Magical State: Nature, Money, and Modernity in Venezuela

  1. Cruz Bonlarron Martínez Cruz Bonlarron Martínez says:

    Un buen resumen sobre la transformación del estado venezolana en siglo XX y un buen ejemplo de la idea de transmodernidad


  2. Achmad Achmad says:

    Excellent works Discource analysis on political economy from cultural repertoar dramaturgy to machine factories Oil is the main fuel for the transformation of Venezuela


  3. Fabiano Fabiano says:

    O melhor livro sobre o chavismo foi escrito antes de Chávez Para entender a maldição da economia petroleira


  4. Sherry Sherry says:

    lots of insider views of culture in venezuela


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