Latinoam rica

Latinoam  rica
Author: Arturo A. Fox
Pages: 400
ISBN: 0205794262
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Release: 2010-10
Editor: Pearson College Division
Language: es

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Tabla de contenidos - 1. Las grandes civilizaciones precolombinas (I); 2. Las grandes civilizaciones precolombinas (II); 3. Europa en la época del descubrimiento de América; 4. La conquista de la América Hispana; 5. El sistema colonial; 6. Sociedad, vida y cultura en el mundo colonial; 7. El siglo XIX. La independencia y sus consecuencias; 8. Latinoamérica a vista de pájaro; 9. El siglo XX. Panorama latinoamericano; 10. La escena cultural hasta la Segunda Guerra Mundial; 11. La escena cultural desde la Segunda Guerra Mundial; 12. Centroamérica y México; 13. El área del Caribe; Haití, la República Dominicana, Cuba; 14. La Hispanoamérica andina; Ecuador, Perú y Bolivia; 15. Los países del cono sur; Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile; 16. El norte de Suramérica; Colombia y Venezuela; 17. Los hispanos en los Estados Unidos.

Latinoamerica Presente Y Pasado Oxford New

Latinoamerica Presente Y Pasado  Oxford New
Author: ANONIMO
Pages: 329
ISBN: 0131351834
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Release: 2006-11-01
Editor: Addison Wesley Longman
Language: en

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Modern Latin America

Modern Latin America
Author: Thomas E. Skidmore,Thomas Thomas E.,Peter Peter H.,Peter H. Smith
Pages: 449
ISBN: UOM:39015054422335
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Release: 1992
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
Language: en

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Understanding Spanish speaking South Americans

Understanding Spanish speaking South Americans
Author: Skye Stephenson
Pages: 382
ISBN: UOM:39015059592058
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Release: 2003
Editor: Nicholas Brealey Publishing
Language: en

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Stephenson worked in Chile for nine years for the Council on International Educational Exchange, and is now director of Latin American and Caribbean studies for the School of International Training in Vermont. She offers scholars, teachers, students, travelers, and business people insights into the Spanish political and religious history, and the cultural diversity, of the nine Spanish-speaking countries of South America (Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Columbia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela). Individual chapters on each of the nine countries cover geographical and historical influences, analysis of the mix of peoples, specific cultural features, communication styles, and life and work in each country. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).

Repase y escriba

Repase y escriba
Author: Maria Canteli Dominicis,John J. Reynolds
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9780470904145
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Release: 2010-11-15
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
Language: en

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This perennial best-seller is written for Advanced Grammar and Composition or Advanced Composition and Conversation classes. Repase y escriba combines solid grammar coverage with contemporary readings from a variety of sources, including literature, magazines, and newspapers. Readings are preceded by a short passage introducing the author and the context and is followed by vocabulary, comprehension questions and conversation prompts. The Sección léxica teaches readers proverbs, idioms, and word families. There are also topics for creative compositions with guidelines. With updated literary and cultural readings, Repase y Escriba includes an "oral exchange," to make the text more useful when stressing conversation.

Psychology in Latin America

Psychology in Latin America
Author: Rubén Ardila
Pages: 390
ISBN: 3319935682
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Release: 2018-08-22
Editor: Springer
Language: en

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This contributed volume is a real “who is who” in Latin American psychology. Edited by the most prominent psychology researcher alive in the region, the book presents a comprehensive panorama of psychology in Latin America as a science, as a profession and as a way of improving the quality of life of individuals and communities. Despite its achievements, Latin American psychology is little known by the international psychological community. In order to fill this gap, Dr. Rubén Ardila has invited the most important researchers and practitioners in the region to present an overview of psychology as both a profession and a research field in Latin America in the following areas: · Scientific research · Professional issues · Clinical and health psychology · Developmental psychology · Educational and school psychology · Organizational and work psychology · Social psychology · Community psychology · Legal and forensic psychology Psychology in Latin America – Current Status, Challenges and Perspectives seeks to place Latin American psychology on the map of international psychology, and by doing so it aims to foster cooperation between researchers, practitioners and students from the region with its peers from all over the world.

Latinoam rica

Latinoam  rica
Author: Patricia Rush,Patricia Houston
Pages: 295
ISBN: 0205696511
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Release: 2010-02
Editor: Pearson College Division
Language: en

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What you need to know - now! Designed for beginning language students (no prior knowledge of Spanish is assumed), for whom success in the field is vitally important,Spanish for Health Care prepares you to use “real-life language” on the job—immediately. A focus on practical language learned in context makes Spanish accessible for the health professional.

Latin American Icons

Latin American Icons
Author: Dianna C. Niebylski,Patrick O'Connor
Pages: 220
ISBN: 0826519296
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Release: 2014-02-21
Editor: Vanderbilt University Press (TN)
Language: en

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The faces of Che, Frida, Evita, Carmen Miranda, and other icons represent Latin America both to a global public that sees these faces constantly reproduced, and to Latin Americans themselves. They enter the circulation machines of Hollywood, or work as nostalgic definitions of a nation, or define a post-national condition. They become stereotypes as they go global, and the often melodramatic stories that cling to them give them a different sort of power than the one they had in their original contexts. Latin American Icons, from critics both in the United States and in Latin America, ask these faces questions; they describe the technologies and propaganda machines, whether the newspapers of Revolutionary Mexico (or Paris and New York) or the movie studios of Argentina and Mexico, which gave them power in their local context; and they return their original histories to those faces that have become abstract symbols of The Rebel or The Spitfire or The Tortured Artist. In equal parts idolatry and iconoclasm, Latin American Icons recognizes and interrogates those Latin Americans who have become larger than life. In trying to understand the meaning of iconic figures in modern Latin America, this volume ranges across every realm of political and cultural life--populist politicos, jet-setting ambassador-playboys, soccer players and superstars--to examine the complex forces at work in the making and re-making of celebrities within and across national borders.

Qu Me Dices

  Qu   Me Dices
Author: Montse Mir,Angela Bailey De Las Heras
Pages: 208
ISBN: 0205736424
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Release: 2014-07-29
Editor: Prentice Hall
Language: en

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¿Qué me dices? is all about conversation. Intended for the fourth or fifth semester course at colleges and universities around the world, its plethora of engaging pair and small group activities motivate learners to put Spanish to use to create meaningful, memorable, and enjoyable exchanges and realistic conversations. Students are presented and guided through chapter themes and are given opportunities to research topics of their choice, which are then discussed and shared through task-oriented activities in the classroom. The ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines for speaking provide the basis for the selection of content and sequencing in ¿Qué me dices? Chapters in the text move from functions, text types and contexts targeted at the intermediate-mid level of proficiency up to the superior level. Many classroom activities are designed around the type of conversation stimuli one would encounter during an Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI). Chapters are not interrelated so depending on the level of students, one can start at any given chapter.

Shorter Spanish Review Grammar and Composition

Shorter Spanish Review Grammar and Composition
Author: Frederick Courtney Tarr,Augusto Centeno
Pages: 208
ISBN: OCLC:320964675
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Release: 1947
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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How to Travel without Seeing Dispatches from the New Latin America

How to Travel without Seeing  Dispatches from the New Latin America
Author: Andrés Neuman
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781632060686
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Release: 2016-08-30
Editor: Restless Books
Language: en

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A kaleidoscopic, fast-paced tour of Latin America from one of the Spanish-speaking world’s most outstanding writers. Lamenting not having more time to get to know each of the nineteen countries he visits after winning the prestigious Premio Alfaguara, Andrés Neuman begins to suspect that world travel consists mostly of “not seeing.” But then he realizes that the fleeting nature of his trip provides him with a unique opportunity: touring and comparing every country of Latin America in a single stroke. Neuman writes on the move, generating a kinetic work that is at once puckish and poetic, aphoristic and brimming with curiosity. Even so-called non-places—airports, hotels, taxis—are turned into powerful symbols full of meaning. A dual Argentine-Spanish citizen, he incisively explores cultural identity and nationality, immigration and globalization, history and language, and turbulent current events. Above all, Neuman investigates the artistic lifeblood of Latin America, tackling with gusto not only literary heavyweights such as Bolaño, Vargas Llosa, Lorca, and Galeano, but also an emerging generation of authors and filmmakers whose impact is now making ripples worldwide. Eye-opening and charmingly offbeat, How to Travel without Seeing: Dispatches from the New Latin America is essential reading for anyone interested in the past, present, and future of the Americas.

Humanities

Humanities
Author: Lawrence Boudon
Pages: 976
ISBN: 0292706081
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Release: 2005-02-01
Editor: University of Texas Press
Language: en

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"The one source that sets reference collections on Latin American studies apart from all other geographic areas of the world.... The Handbook has provided scholars interested in Latin America with a bibliographical source of a quality unavailable to scholars in most other branches of area studies." —Latin American Research Review Beginning with volume 41 (1979), the University of Texas Press became the publisher of the Handbook of Latin American Studies, the most comprehensive annual bibliography in the field. Compiled by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress and annotated by a corps of more than 130 specialists in various disciplines, the Handbook alternates from year to year between social sciences and humanities. The Handbook annotates works on Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean and the Guianas, Spanish South America, and Brazil, as well as materials covering Latin America as a whole. Most of the subsections are preceded by introductory essays that serve as biannual evaluations of the literature and research under way in specialized areas. The Handbook of Latin American Studies is the oldest continuing reference work in the field. Lawrence Boudon, of the Library of Congress Hispanic Division, has been the editor since 2000, and Katherine D. McCann has been assistant editor since 1999. The subject categories for Volume 60 are as follows: Art History (including ethnohistory) Literature (including translations from the Spanish and Portuguese) Music Philosophy: Latin American Thought

Media Education in Latin America

Media Education in Latin America
Author: Julio-César Mateus,Pablo Andrada,Maria Teresa Quiroz
Pages: 282
ISBN: 9780429534676
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Release: 2019-07-22
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

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This book offers a systematic study of media education in Latin America. As spending on technological infrastructure in the region increases exponentially for educational purposes, and with national curriculums beginning to implement media related skills, this book makes a timely contribution to new debates surrounding the significance of media literacy as a citizen’s right. Taking both a topical and country-based approach, authors from across Latin America present a comprehensive perspective of the region and address issues such as the political and social contexts in which media education is based, the current state of educational policies with respect to media, organizations and experiences that promote media education.

Latinoamerica su civilizacion y su cultura

Latinoamerica  su civilizacion y su cultura
Author: Eugenio Chang-Rodriguez
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9781111801472
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Release: 2007-10-29
Editor: Cengage Learning
Language: es

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Bring the richness and complexity of Latin American culture to life for your students, with LATINOAMÉRICA. Featuring a thematic organization supported by comprehension questions, expansion questions, timelines, chapter summaries, photos, illustrations, Internet activities, video suggestions, and maps, the text takes students on a 20-chapter tour of the progression of Latin culture-from the pre-Columbia era to Hispanics in the United States today. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Sandino s Nation

Sandino s Nation
Author: Stephen Henighan
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9780773582439
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Release: 2014-04-01
Editor: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
Language: en

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Ernesto Cardenal and Sergio Ramírez are two of the most influential Latin American intellectuals of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Addressing Nicaragua's struggle for self-definition from divergent ethnic, religious, generational, political, and class backgrounds, they constructed distinct yet compatible visions of national history, anchored in a reappraisal of the early twentieth-century insurgent leader Augusto César Sandino. During the Sandinista Revolution of 1979-90, Cardenal, appointed Nicaragua's minister of culture, became one of the most provocative and internationally recognized figures of liberation theology, while Ramírez, a member of the revolutionary junta, and later elected vice-president of Nicaragua, emerged as an authoritative figure for third world nationalism. But before all else, the two were groundbreaking creative writers. Through a close reading of the works by Nicaragua's best-known and most prolific modern authors, Sandino's Nation studies the construction of Nicaraguan national identity during three distinct periods of the country’s recent history - before, during, and after the 1979-90 revolution. Stephen Henighan offers rigorous textual analyses of poems, memoirs, essays, and novels, interwoven with a sharply narrated history of Nicaragua. The only comprehensive study of the careers of Cardenal and Ramírez, Sandino's Nation is essential to understanding transformations to both Nicaragua and the role of the writer in Latin America.

Tradici n y cambio Lecturas sobre la cultura latinoamericana contempor nea

Tradici  n y cambio  Lecturas sobre la cultura latinoamericana contempor  nea
Author: Denis Lynn Daly Heyck,María Victoria González Pagani
Pages: 432
ISBN: 0072496436
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Release: 2004-07-20
Editor: McGraw-Hill Education
Language: en

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A standard text in Latin American culture courses, this unique collection of diverse readings and exclusive interviews focuses on the dynamic tension between tradition and change in contemporary Latin American culture from the Caribbean to Central and South America, including Brazil. The thematic approach of Tradición y cambio highlights key issues in Latin American culture; the selections explore how those issues (such as urbanization or the changing role of the family) alter, enrich, or confound the traditional cultural values and institutions.

Percorsi Pearson New International Edition PDF eBook

Percorsi  Pearson New International Edition PDF eBook
Author: Francesca Italiano,Irene Marchegiani
Pages: 588
ISBN: 9781292035758
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Release: 2013-08-28
Editor: Pearson Higher Ed
Language: en

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The first edition of Percorsi quickly became one of the best-selling elementary Italian texts. The new second edition features a new design, more focus on skills-development, updated cultural information and a full version of MyItalianLab. Percorsi is an introductory program that promotes the acquisition of Italian language and culture through the integration of the “5 Cs” principles of the National Standards for Foreign Language Education. Percorsi is designed to provide beginning learners with a variety of tools to develop their communicative competence in the four major language skills–listening, speaking, reading, and writing–as they acquire familiarity with Italian culture. All of the features in Percorsi have been carefully thought out to support the two key aspects of the language acquisition process: language comprehension and language production. From the start, carefully structured communicative activities based on authentic materials and texts encourage students to use Italian in everyday situations. Generous use of authentic content also offers students a chance to develop reading skills while gaining cultural awareness and understanding of Italian communities and traditions throughout the world. In addition, each chapter explicitly promotes cultural exploration through illustrated presentations that are followed by activities facilitating comprehension and highlighting cultural comparisons. Students are encouraged to analyze and compare extremely varied aspects of Italian culture while making connections to their own experiences. MyItalianLab will be available for Fall 2011 courses.

Fear and Crime in Latin America

Fear and Crime in Latin America
Author: Lucía Dammert
Pages: 196
ISBN: 9781136298271
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Release: 2012-10-02
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

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The feeling of insecurity is a little known phenomenon that has been only partially explored by social sciences. However, it has a deep social, cultural and economic impact and may even contribute to define the very structures of the state. In Latin America, fear of crime has become an important stumbling block in the region’s process of democratization. After long spells of dictatorships and civil wars, violence in the region was supposed to be under control yet crime rates have continued to skyrocket and citizens remain fearful. This analytical puzzle has troubled researchers and to date there is no publication which explores this problem. Based on a wealth of cutting edge qualitative and quantitative research, Lucía Dammert proposes a unique theoretical perspective which includes a sociological, criminological and political analysis to understand fear of crime. She describes its linkages to issues such as urban segregation, social attitudes, institutional trust, public policies and authoritarian discourses in Chile’s recent past. Looking beyond Chile, Dammert also includes a regional comparative perspective allowing readers to understand the complex elements underpinning this situation. Fear and Crime in Latin America challenges many assumptions and opens an opportunity to discuss an issue that affects everyone with key societal and personal costs. As crime rates increase and states become even more fragile, fear of crime as a social problem will continue to have an important impact in Latin America.

Mapping the Postcolonial Domestic in the Works of Vargas Llosa and Mukundan

Mapping the Postcolonial Domestic in the Works of Vargas Llosa and Mukundan
Author: Minu Susan Koshy
Pages: 265
ISBN: 9781527563841
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Release: 2020-12-16
Editor: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Language: en

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This book is among the first works to engage with postcolonialism through the lens of the domestic in its totality, encompassing multifarious aspects such as domestic space, objects, family and servitude among others. The study foregrounds the inadequacy of Western theories on the domestic in explaining the postcolonial situation, and proposes alternate methods of analysing the ‘inner’ realm of colonial experience. Structured within the framework of comparative literary studies, the work serves to contribute to the tri-continental model of comparative literature, establishing mutually illuminating connections between the continents. The study provides scope for a widening of the epistemological base of critical inquiry, especially in the domains of postcolonialism, area studies and comparative literature. It explores new avenues in cross-cultural studies, contributing to the transnational diffusion of cultures and literatures, by focusing on what has been termed ‘minor’—the domestic and its rhythms in postcolonial cultures.

The Globalization of U S Latin American Relations

The Globalization of U S  Latin American Relations
Author: Virginia Marie Bouvier
Pages: 286
ISBN: 027597250X
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Release: 2002
Editor: Greenwood Publishing Group
Language: en

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Through the shifting prisms of democracy, intervention, and human rights, Bouvier and her contributors analyze the impact of globalization on U.S.-Latin American relations. They address the changing nature of and responses to U.S. interventions, the links between democracy at home and abroad, and the growing consensus around human rights issues and norms.