Huellas De Las Literaturas Hispanoamericanas

Author: John F. Garganigo
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780130618573
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Unique in coverage, this comprehensive one-volume anthology of Latin American literatures—from pre-Colombian times to the present—covers not only the authors accepted within the literary canon, but innovative contemporary voices that are now breaking the ethnocentric mold. It features detailed historical introductions to each period and writer, selections drawn from literary, historical, and socio-political contexts, and instructional aids that make the language accessible and encourage critical thinking. For anyone interested in Spanish literature.

Global Economy Global Justice

Author: George DeMartino
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134592795
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This text presents a devastating critique of the currently fashionable idea of globalisation. Using comprehensive and non-technical language this book looks at the world's cultural and value diversity, and questions whether it is possible to impose a global policy, given these differences. Topics covered include: * theories of distribution and welfare * what leads to a good economic outcome? * Egalitarian theories of welfarism * global neoliberalism and the free market culture.

Political Geography

Author: Colin Flint
Publisher: Financial Times/Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780273735908
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This edition of Taylor's 'Political Geography' proves itself fit for the task of coping with a frequently and rapidly changing geo-political landscape. Co-authored again with Colin Flint, it retains the intellectual clarity, rigour and vision of previous editions, based upon its world-systems approach.

Cinco Maestros

Author: Alexander Coleman
Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub
ISBN: 9781413079845
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The five outstanding authors in this anthology have created remarkably distinctive worlds of their own, worlds that are well reflected in the stories included here. The stories representing each author might be said to function like a mobile: considered separately, they are unique and interesting pieces of art, while together they form a recognizable pattern and give an impression of the author?s imaginative world. The anthology as a whole then becomes a collection of such literary mobiles, a vivid exhibition that testifies to the high level of brilliance achieved by contemporary Spanish-American fiction. CINCO MAESTROS is designed for use in the third semester of study and beyond. The stories in this anthology are made more readily accessible to students by the addition of notes and vocabulary.

Social Justice And The University

Author: J. Shefner
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137289384
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Can universities continue to play a major role in advancing social justice today? This volume illuminates key aspects of social justice as a theoretical project and as a set of practical challenges. Authors address related issues from the perspectives of active practitioners in the context of or from close proximity to universities.

Myth And Archive

Author: Roberto González Echevarría
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521023993
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Myth and Archive offers a new theory about the origin and evolution of the Latin American narrative, and about the emergence of the modern novel. Instead of following the traditional categories set up by literary history, Professor González Echevarría explores the relationship of the narrative to the language of authority: the law in the colonial period, science in the nineteenth century, and anthropology in the twentieth century. The book contains readings of major works in the tradition such as Garcilaso el Inca's Comentarios reales, Sarmiento's Facundo, Carpentier's Los pasos perdidos, and García Marquez's Cien años de soledad.

The Cambridge History Of Spanish Literature

Author: David T. Gies
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521806183
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This is the first comprehensive history of Spanish literature to be published in English since the 1970s. It brings together experts from the USA, the United Kingdom, and Spain. Together, the essays cover the full range of Spanish poetry, prose, and theatre from the early Middle Ages to the present day. The classics of the canon of eleven centuries of Spanish literature are covered, from Berceo, Cervantes and Calderón to García Lorca and Martín Gaite, but attention is also paid to lesser known writers and works. The chapters chart a wide range of literary periods and movements. The volume concludes with a consideration of the influences of film and new media on modern Spanish literature. This invaluable book contains an introduction, more than fifty substantial chapters, a chronology (covering key events in history, literature, and art), a bibliography, and a comprehensive index for easy reference.

The New Global Mission

Author: Samuel Escobar
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 0830877835
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Christian mission is no longer a matter of missionaries from the West going to the rest of the world. Rather, the growth of Christianity in Latin America, Africa and parts of Asia is eclipsing that of the Western church. In the third millennium of the Christian era, Christian mission is truly global, with missionaries from all places going to all peoples. Veteran missiologist Samuel Escobar presents this introduction to Christian mission today. He explores the new realities of our globalized world and assesses the context of a changing mission field that is simultaneously secular and syncretistic. He also sets forth a thoroughly biblical theology of missions, considering how God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit are at work around the world, with implications for how Christians are to go about the task of global mission.

Massacre In Mexico

Author: Elena Poniatowska
Publisher: Viking Books
ISBN:
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A reprint of the Viking edition of 1975 (which was a translation of La Noche de Tlateloco, Mexico. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR