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Life Is Hard: Machismo, Danger, and the Intimacy of Power in Nicaragua

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"Rambo took the barrios by storm: Spanish videotapes of the movie were widely available, and nearly all the boys and young men had seen it, usually on the VCRs of their family's more affluent friends. . . . As one young Sandinista commented, 'Rambo is like the Nicaraguan soldier. He's a superman. And if the United States invades, we'll cut the marines down like Rambo did.' And then he mimicked Rambo's famous war howl and mimed his arc of machine gun fire. We both laughed."-from the book There is a Nicaragua that Americans ...

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Life Is Hard: Machismo, Danger, and the Intimacy of Power in Nicaragua
1994, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520089297

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Life is Hard: Machismo, Danger, and the Intimacy of Power in Nicaragua
1993, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

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