Academic Discourse at Havana: Pan American Eugenics and Transnational Capital in Alejo Carpentier's ?Ecue-Yamba-?!

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleAcademic Discourse at Havana: Pan American Eugenics and Transnational Capital in Alejo Carpentier's ?Ecue-Yamba-?! Author(S)Stephen M. Park (Author)
Abstract  This article examines Alejo Carpentier's novel ?Ecue-Yamba-?! within the historical context of Pan Americanism, particularly the First Pan-American Conference on Eugenics held in Havana in 1927. The conference aimed to establish a set of criteria for identifying so-called degenerates throughout the hemisphere. ...Paginationp 46-78
SubjectLiteratureDescriptorsEnglish fiction
Journal TitleModern Fiction Studies  
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