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By Andreas Beer

This publication investigates how the come upon among the U.S. filibuster day trip in 1855-1857 and Nicaraguans used to be imagined in either nations. the writer examines transnational media and offers particular emphasis to hitherto ignored guides just like the bilingual newspaper El Nicaraguense. The learn analyzes filibusters’ direct impact on their representations and the way those shape the foundation for well known collective stories and educational discourses.

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3 (2007): 30. The mere wording of this incident is intricate: Calling it an invasion, one would ignore the fact that the filibusters were originally invited into the country and integrated into the ranks of the nominal army on their arrival. Other terms like expedition have to be used with care as well, as they situate the filibusters into a context of scholarly research expeditions so ubiquitous in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Thus, I opted to mainly employ the term filibuster presence or filibuster takeover.

11. 12. 13. Confronting the American Dream.  Imperial Rule (Durham: Duke University Press, 2005); Gretchen Murphy, Hemispheric Imaginings. S. Empire, New Americanists (Durham: Duke University Press, 2005). Anna Brickhouse, Transamerican Literary Relations and NineteenthCentury Public Sphere, Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture 145 (Cambridge, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004), 16. Frank Kelleter, “Transnationalism: The American Challenge,” Review of International American Studies (RIAS) 2, no.

2. : University of Minnesota Press, 2002), xv. 3. Andrew Zimmerman, Alabama in Africa: Booker T. Washington, the German Empire, and the Globalization of the New South, America in the World (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010), 249. 4. Edward W. com/ doc/20909749/Edward-Said-Representations-of-the-Intellectual 5. These are the ones I am aware of, many of which formed the basis for this study. There surely are sundry others in countries and languages I am oblivious to. 6. José David Saldívar, Trans-Americanity.

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