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An engaging reader, CULTURAS DE ESPAÑA, 2e offers a wealth of authentic texts and visual materials and encourages learners to think critically about the cultures of Spain. While other books present Spanish civilization as a neutral recounting of historical facts, events, and data, CULTURAS DE ESPAÑA, 2e emphasizes that history, culture, and civilization are concepts under constant construction. Its intriguing conceptual focus brings to life the history and everyday experiences that shape national identity. Prior knowledge in the target language is required. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Foreign Language Study
Author: Carmen Pereira-Muro
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2014-01-01
File: 416 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781285965895

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Related publisher website provides links to Spanish-language sites relevant to each chapter.

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Genre: Foreign Language Study
Author: Carmen Pereira-Muro
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division
Release: 2002-10-21
File: 352 Pages
ISBN-13: 0618063129

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Author: Pereira
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Release: 2003-01-01
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 0618331638

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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.

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Genre: Foreign Language Study
Author: Francisca Paredes-Mendez
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2013-01-29
File: 720 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781285530246

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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.

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Genre: Foreign Language Study
Author: Eugenio Chang-Rodriguez
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2007-10-29
File: 448 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781111801472

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Designed for upper-level courses, the second edition of PANORAMAS LITERARIOS: ESPAÑA introduces students to the study of Spanish literature through representative works by major literary figures from the Middle Ages to the present. This anthology places a strong emphasis on literature of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries and includes some of the most influential and active writers today. The carefully chosen selections exemplify the genres of narrative, drama, and poetry, as well as the most important literary currents of the period under study. This text is part of a two-volume anthology that can be used separately or in conjunction with its companion volume, PANORAMAS LITERARIOS: AMÉRICA HISPANA. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Foreign Language Study
Author: Beverly Kienzle
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2012
File: 544 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781133712466

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This innovative collection of studies by international youth researchers, critically addresses questions of ‘global’ youth, incorporating material from regions as diverse as Sydney, Tehran, Dakar and Manila, and advancing our knowledge about young people around the globe. Exploring specific local youth cultures whilst mediating global mass media and consumption trends, this book traces subaltern ‘youth landscapes’ and tells subaltern ‘youth stories’ previously invisible in predominantly western youth cultural studies and theorizing. The chapters here serve as a refutation of the colonialist discourse of cultural globalization. Showcasing previously unpublished youth research from outside the English-speaking world alongside the work of well-known researchers such as Huq and Holden, these accounts of youth cultural practices highlight much that is predictably different, but also a great deal of common ground. This book goes inside creative cultural formation of youth identities to critically examine the global in the local. Bringing together an internationally diverse group of researchers, who describe and analyze youth cultures throughout Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa and Oceania, this volume presents the first comprehensive review of global youth cultures, practices and identities, and as such is a valuable read for students and researchers of youth studies, cultural studies and sociology.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Pam Nilan
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2006-11-22
File: 220 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781134198344

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Cultures of Anyone studies the emergence of collaborative and non-hierarchical cultures in the context of the Spanish economic crisis of 2008. It explains how peer-to-peer social networks that have arisen online and through social movements such as the Indignados have challenged a longstanding cultural tradition of intellectual elitism and capitalist technocracy in Spain. From the establishment of a technocratic and consumerist culture during the second part of the Franco dictatorship to the transition to neoliberalism that accompanied the 'transition to democracy', intellectuals and 'experts' have legitimized contemporary Spanish history as a series of unavoidable steps in a process of 'modernization'. But when unemployment skyrocketed and a growing number of people began to feel that the consequences of this Spanish 'modernization' had increasingly led to precariousness, this paradigm collapsed. In the wake of Spain's financial meltdown of 2008, new 'cultures of anyone' have emerged around the idea that the people affected by or involved in a situation should be the ones to participate in changing it. Growing through grassroots social movements, digital networks, and spaces traditionally reserved for 'high culture' and institutional politics, these cultures promote processes of empowerment and collaborative learning that allow the development of the abilities and knowledge base of 'anyone', regardless of their economic status or institutional affiliations.

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Genre: History
Author: Luis Moreno-Caballud
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release: 2015-09-01
File: 288 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781781382035

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Genre: Lima (Peru)
Author: Teófilo Altamirano
Publisher: Fondo Editorial PUCP
Release: 2000
File: 225 Pages
ISBN-13: 9972422240

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VOCES DE HISPANOAMÉRICA, the market-leading anthology, features the most distinguished authors of Spanish-American literature from the pre-colonial period to the present. Introductory essays and literary selections, combined with many historical and literary references, make this text an invaluable resource. Through detailed essays that focus on each historical period, this 5th edition provides the necessary background information for you to effectively study, analyze, and evaluate literary works. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Foreign Language Study
Author: Raquel Chang-Rodriguez
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2016
File: 704 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781337026000

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