9780822341796

Miniature Messages

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  • ISBN13:

    9780822341796

  • ISBN10:

    0822341794

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-06-30
  • Publisher: Duke Univ Pr

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Summary

"The thoroughness and in-depth coverage of "Miniature Messages "are remarkable. Jack Child is probably the only person to possess the requisite knowledge and background to combine political science, history, and philately so well."--Frank Nuessel, author of "Linguistic Approaches to Hispanic Literature"

Author Biography

Jack Child teaches a variety of courses at the Department of Language and Foreign Studies at American University.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Semiotics, Popular Culture, Politics, and Stamps
An Overview of Latin American Postage Stamps
Internal Politics and Latin American Stamps
International Relations and Latin American Stamps
Argentina
The Falklands/Malvinas
South American Antarctica
Other Miniature Messages of Note
Conclusions
Notes
General Index
Index of Stamps
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