Latinoam rica

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

Modern Latin America

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

Bilingual Grammar of English Spanish Syntax
Author: Sam Hill,William Bradford
Release: 2000
Editor: University Press of America
Pages: 366
ISBN: 0761817190
Language: en
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This comparative analysis of the inter-lingual differences between English and Spanish allows instructors to comprehend and analyze the linguistic behaviors of their students and thereby help them achieve bilingualism. Intended for advanced upper-division and graduate students intending to teach Spanish-to-English speakers, English-to- Spanish speakers, and translators of both languages. Plastic comb binding. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.

Understanding Spanish speaking South Americans

Understanding Spanish speaking South Americans
Author: Skye Stephenson
Release: 2003
Editor: Nicholas Brealey Publishing
Pages: 382
ISBN: UOM:39015059592058
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
Release: 2010-11-15
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9780470904145
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
Release: 2018-08-22
Editor: Springer
Pages: 390
ISBN: 3319935682
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.

Qu Me Dices

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

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
Release: 2016-08-30
Editor: Restless Books
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781632060686
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.

Shorter Spanish Review Grammar and Composition

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

Cinema for Spanish Conversation
Author: Mary McVey Gill,Deana Smalley,Maria-Paz Haro
Release: 2013-11-15
Editor: Hackett Publishing
Pages: 324
ISBN: 9781585107940
Language: en
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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

Media Education in Latin America

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

Latin American Icons

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

Fear and Crime in Latin America

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

Latinoamerica su civilizacion y su cultura

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

Breakthrough Further Spanish

Breakthrough Further Spanish
Author: Anonim
Release: 1988-11-11
Editor: Macmillan International Higher Education
Pages: 254
ISBN: 9781349105656
Language: es
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Spanish for the Professions

Spanish for the Professions
Author: Marta Boris Tarré,Lori Celaya
Release: 2016-01-26
Editor: Cognella Academic Publishing
Pages: 438
ISBN: 1516504070
Language: en
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The text is written for students who plan to pursue careers in a professional, Spanish-speaking setting within the United States or abroad. The exercises engage the learner in actual, substantive, and relevant content.

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
Release: 2004-07-20
Editor: McGraw-Hill Education
Pages: 432
ISBN: 0072496436
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
Release: 2013-08-28
Editor: Pearson Higher Ed
Pages: 588
ISBN: 9781292035758
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.

Espa a Y Su Civilizaci n

Espa  a Y Su Civilizaci  n
Author: Francisco Ugarte,Michael Ugarte,Kathleen McNerney
Release: 1998-12-01
Editor: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
Pages: 232
ISBN: 0072904135
Language: en
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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.

IR

IR
Author: James M. Scott,Ralph G. Carter,A. Cooper Drury
Release: 2018-08-17
Editor: CQ Press
Pages: 496
ISBN: 1506397069
Language: en
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Now publishing with CQ Press, the Third Edition of IR: International, Economic, and Human Security in a Changing World explores the most current issues affecting the global community by analyzing how global actors seek international, economic, and human security. Award-winning scholars and authors James M. Scott, Ralph G. Carter, and A. Cooper Drury combine thought-provoking examples with practical learning tools to give you context and help you develop an understanding of not just what happens, but why and how it happens. Assuming no prior knowledge about international relations, the text provides you with a framework to understand what conditions behavior in the international arena—the challenges of anarchy, diversity, and complexity permeate the multitude of events that comprise of our world today. You will be able to make sense of the complicated events and interactions of world politics and come away with a broader view of the world’s geographical and political landscapes. New to the Third Edition: New discussions of key international trends and developments such as the shifts in power and leadership, the nature of and challenges to international order, the backlash against globalization and the rise of populism around the world. New and updated tables, charts, maps, and photographs illustrate important political events and players and bring concepts to life for today’s students. New and updated “Spotlight On” stories look at recent events happening in China, North Korea, Russia, and other countries to help students apply important concepts to real-world scenarios. New and updated “Theory in Action” examples feature contemporary theories about feminism, leadership, and more to demonstrate how ideas are directly translated into current policy and action. New and updated “The Revenge of Geography” feature with current issues such as “The Shrinking World,” turmoil in the African Great Lakes region, and more to demonstrate how a country’s borders and geography influences its relationships with neighboring countries. New and updated “Foreign Policy in Perspective” discussions explain how the dynamics of international relations have changed, putting into context the recent behavior and motivations of Russia’s interactions with its neighbors, Brexit, sanctions on North Korea, and more.