España Y Su Civilización, Sexta Edicion
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|Author||: Michael Ugarte,Francisco Ugarte,Kathleen McNerney|
|Editor||: McGraw-Hill Education|
This accessible introduction to the history and civilization of Spain is an excellent vehicle for introducing intermediate or advanced students to Spanish civilization and culture. The sixth edition retains the solid cultural and historical coverage from previous editions, while adding new information about contemporary Spain and new and revised writing and research topics.
|Author||: Francisco Ugarte,Michael Ugarte,Kathleen McNerney|
|Editor||: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages|
This text provides an introduction to the history and civilization of Spain. All important cultural and historical information from previous editions has been retained in this new edition, and new information about modern-day political organization and culture has been added. With added emphasis on the regional divisions of Spain and improved treatment of women, this text is an excellent vehicle for introducing intermediate or advanced students to Spanish civilization and culture.
Historia profana general y particular de Espa a Sexta edicion A revised edition of Historia antigua Historia de la edad media and Historia moderna together with a fourth section entitled Historia de Espa a
|Author||: Fernando de CASTRO (Historian)|
|Author||: Jack Child|
|Editor||: University Press of America|
This text, designed for a third or fourth year college Spanish course, presents the history, theory and practice of Spanish-to-English translation. The emphasis is on general material to be found in current journals and newspapers, with some specialized material from the fields of business, the social sciences, and literature.
|Author||: Seymour Resnick,Jeanne Pasmantier|
|Editor||: Courier Corporation|
A rich sampling of Spanish poetry, prose, and drama. Over 70 selections by 40 writers appear in the original Spanish text with an English translation on the facing page.
|Author||: José Ignacio Hualde,Antxon Olarrea,Anna María Escobar,Catherine E. Travis|
|Editor||: Cambridge University Press|
Written entirely in Spanish, this is the ideal introduction to Spanish linguistics for students. Using clear explanations, it covers all the basic concepts required to study the structural aspects of the Spanish language - phonetics and phonology, morphology and syntax - as well as the history of Spanish, its dialects and linguistic variation. This second edition incorporates new features designed to enhance its usefulness for classroom teaching: chapters have been added on the sociolinguistics of Spanish in the USA, and on semantics and pragmatics. The chapter on syntax has been considerably expanded. Numerous exercises have been added throughout the book, as well as a new glossary to help with technical terms.
|Author||: Eugenio Chang-Rodriguez|
|Editor||: Cengage Learning|
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.
|Author||: Mary McVey Gill,Deana Smalley,Maria-Paz Haro|
|Editor||: Hackett Publishing|
Cinema for Spanish Conversation, Fourth Edition, engages students in Spanish-language study through the use of feature films from across the Spanish-speaking world. Sixteen films, four new to this edition, motivates students in conversation, writing, and listening skills in addition to providing them with a broad and real-world experience with the culture of the Spanish-speaking world. New to the Fourth Edition: Four new critically-acclaimed films, including the groundbreaking documentary Presunto culpable (2008) about the Mexican criminal justice system and the Oscar-nominated No (2012) about the 1988 Chilean national referendum on Pinochet’s presidency Updated information about each film, its actors, and directors Color screen shots of the characters in the film to help students remember who’s who and to help them discuss the actions and qualities of the characters A new section of questions (Opiniones) at the end of each chapter that ask students for their opinions on themes related to the film, sometimes on controversial ones, in order to facilitate active conversation A filmography appendix, which provides a list of additional films for each chapter that have similar themes or are from the same region
|Author||: Allison Beeby Lonsdale,Allison Beeby|
|Editor||: University of Ottawa Press|
While many professional translators believe the ability to translate is a gift that one either has or does not have, Allison Beeby Lonsdale questions this view. In her innovative book, she demonstrates how teachers can guide their students by showing them how insights from communication theory, discourse analysis, pragmatics, and semiotics illuminate the translation process. Challenging long-held assumptions, she establishes a fascinating framework on which to base the structure of a professional prose-translation class. Her original contributions to the question of directionatliy and to the specific strategies of tranlsating are applicable to not only the teaching of translation from Spanish to English, but to other teaching situations and to other pairs of languages as well. She also reviews the latest attempts in translation theory to define and contextualize ideal translator competence, student translator competence, and general translation strategies. Beeby Lonsdale completes her book by applying her conclusions to selecting and organizing the content of teaching translation from Spanish to English. She illustrates one or more of the basic translation principles through 29 teaching units, which are prefaced by objectives, tasks, and commentaries for the teacher, and through 48 task sheets, which show how to present the material to students.
|Author||: Francisca Paredes-Mendez,Mark Harpring,Jose Ballesteros|
|Editor||: Cengage Learning|
VOCES DE ESPAÑA, Second Edition is a literary anthology that introduces readers to the major writers and literary movements in Spain. Designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to Spanish literature, this fascinating book helps readers see the role that literature has played in shaping the nation. The completely revised second edition contains new essays and readings by contemporary authors as well as updated exercises, biographies, chronologies, and bibliographies that are intended to reflect the creation and evolution of ideas and attitudes toward Spanish identity. A specialized website includes lives links to additional resources as well as information pertaining to artwork, architecture, music, and film so that readers can see the relationship between literature and other cultural manifestations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
|Author||: David William Foster,Daniel Altamiranda,Carmen Urioste-Azcorra,Carmen de Urioste|
|Editor||: Taylor & Francis|
First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
|Author||: Carmelo Virgillo,Edward Friedman,Teresa Valdivieso|
|Editor||: McGraw-Hill Europe|
|Author||: John F. Garganigo,Edward J. Mullen|
|Editor||: McGraw-Hill Education|
El cuento hispánico: A Graded Literary Anthology , Eighth Edition, is designed for intermediate college Spanish reading courses. This book provides students with a collection of fi rst-rate Spanish-language short stories with which to expand their reading skills and their knowledge of Hispanic culture as por- trayed in these works. Although literary excellence was the primary crite- rion in selecting stories, an effort was also made to choose tales that can be read in one sitting.
|Author||: Malin Roitman,Christophe Premat,Maria Bernal|
|Editor||: Saint Philip Street Press|
"The authors of this edited volume focus on the emergence of populist discourses, coming from movements or parties from Romance-speaking countries in Europe and in Latin America. By combining linguistics, social and political sciences in a discourse analytical approach, the sixteen papers enlighten the mechanisms behind populist discourses yielding from different socio-cultural and political contexts. The common denominator of the studies is the focus on the discursive and rhetorical characteristics of recently emerged movements of populism in both continents. Investigating expressions of these political movements is highly relevant in today's society, where the growing number of populist discourses has become a pre-eminent issue, alongside people's increasing insecurity regarding future political and environmental challenges. The primary audience of this volume are researchers working in the fields of political discourse analysis; however, this book may benefit anybody with interest in language in politics. ******* 'This volume will be a valuable contribution to the study of populist discourse at the political extremes. It hardly needs to be mentioned that this is one of the most topical issues in political discourse throughout the world today. The specifics of populist discourse are often misunderstood, so I have found this volume enlightening and helpful to increasing my own understanding.' - Rodney Williamson, University of Ottawa 'The anthology provides indeed a fine analysis of discourses connected to different socio-cultural and political contexts [...] Since it brings together researchers specialized in media and political discourse analysis, it contributes to a large extent to promote a deeper understanding of current political discourses and extremist ideologies.' - Ana Pano Alamán, University of Bologna" This work was published by Saint Philip Street Press pursuant to a Creative Commons license permitting commercial use. All rights not granted by the work's license are retained by the author or authors.
|Author||: UNESCO World Water Assessment Programme|
|Editor||: UNESCO Publishing|
The 2020 edition of the WWDR, titled 'Water and Climate Change' illustrates the critical linkages between water and climate change in the context of the broader sustainable development agenda. Supported by examples from across the world, it describes both the challenges and opportunities created by climate change, and provides potential responses - in terms of adaptation, mitigation and improved resilience - that can be undertaken by enhancing water resources management, attenuating water-related risks, and improving access to water supply and sanitation services for all in a sustainable manner. It addresses the interrelations between water, people, environment and economics in a changing climate, demonstrating how climate change can be a positive catalyst for improved water management, governance and financing to achieve a sustainable and prosperous world for all. The report provides a fact-based, water-focused contribution to the knowledge base on climate change. It is complementary to existing scientific assessments and designed to support international political frameworks, with the goals of helping the water community tackle the challenges of climate change, and informing the climate change community about the opportunities that improved water management offers in terms of adaptation and mitigation.
|Author||: Rick Riordan|
|Editor||: Disney Electronic Content|
Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can't seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse-Percy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him.