Dime Con Quien Andas Y Te Dire Quien Eres

Author: Blanca Mercado
Publisher: Editorial Pax Mexico
ISBN: 9786079346850
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Through a psychological lens, this book proposes taxonomy of men and the personalities of the women who attract them. Through delightfully funny anecdotes and case studies culled from her therapeutic practice, therapist Blanca Mercado explores two key questions women face: What kind of partner do I want to have, and what do I need to change in myself in order to attract them? Mercado aims to inspire and guide women towards lasting relationships and improve their ability to identify the men who are right for them.

A Dictionary Of Mexican American Proverbs

Author: Mark Glazer
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313253850
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This is the first annotated dictionary of Chicano proverbs to be published, and the first to use standard folklore methodology. It is the result of a study of Mexican American folklore and folklife in the lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas, a major area of demographic and cultural concentration. Often called the wisdom of the folk, proverbs are perceived as traditional sayings with roots in oral folklore, and as such are considered useful as a way of making a potentially profound and culturally appropriate statement in a common but difficult human situation.

A Companion To Latina O Studies

Author: Juan Flores
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470766026
Size: 60.66 MB
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A Companion to Latina/o Studies is a collection of 40 original essays written by leading scholars in the field, dedicated to exploring the question of what 'Latino/a' is. Brings together in one volume a diverse range of original essays by established and emerging scholars in the field of Latina/o Studies Offers a timely reference to the issues, topics, and approaches to the study of US Latinos - now the largest minority population in the United States Explores the depth of creative scholarship in this field, including theories of latinisimo, immigration, political and economic perspectives, education, race/class/gender and sexuality, language, and religion Considers areas of broader concern, including history, identity, public representations, cultural expression and racialization (including African and Native American heritage).

Family Ethnicity

Author: Harriette Pipes McAdoo
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761918578
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Family ethnicity involves the unique family customs, proverbs, and stories that are passed on for generations. This volume provides extensive information about the various cultural elements that different family groups have drawn upon in order to exist in the United States today. The sections cover Native American Indians, Native Hawaiians, Mexican American and Spanish, African American, Muslim American, and Asian American families.

Latino Success

Author: Augusto Failde
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684833425
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Latino entrepreneurs discuss their careers and provide insight into the wisdom of Latino elders and conquering racism and sexism

The Yellow World

Author: Albert Espinosa
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0345538110
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A sensational memoir with all the emotional power of The Fault in Our Stars, The Yellow World is the story of cancer and survival that has moved and inspired readers around the world. My heroes don’t wear red capes. They wear red bands. Albert Espinosa never wanted to write a book about cancer—so he didn’t. Instead, he shares his most touching, funny, tragic, and happy memories in the hopes that others, healthy and sick alike, can draw the same strength and vitality from them. At thirteen, Espinosa was diagnosed with cancer, and he spent the next ten years in and out of hospitals, undergoing one daunting procedure after another, starting with the amputation of his left leg. After going on to lose a lung and half of his liver, he was finally declared cancer-free. Only then did he realize that the one thing sadder than dying is not knowing how to live. In this rich and rewarding book, Espinosa takes us into what he calls “the yellow world,” a place where fear loses its meaning; where strangers become, for a moment, your greatest allies; and where the lessons you learn will nourish you for the rest of your life. U.K. praise for The Yellow World “With its uplifting message and simple philosophy, [The Yellow World] has the makings of a spiritual classic.”—The Sunday Times “[An] energetic rush of a book . . . that shines with comedy and grace.”—The Independent “Heartwarming . . . the book everyone’s talking about.”—Mail on Sunday

Romance Linguistics 2007

Author: Pascual José Masullo
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing
ISBN: 9027289565
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The present volume includes a selection of twenty-one peer-reviewed and revised papers from the 37th annual Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL) held at the University of Pittsburgh in 2007. The papers cover a range of topics in morphology, syntax, phonology and language acquisition. A number of languages and varieties are also analyzed, including Italian, Spanish, Judeo-Spanish, Old Spanish, French, Old French, and Romanian. Contributions include papers from three of the invited speakers, Heles Contreras, Javier Gutiérrez-Rexach and Julia Herschensohn. This volume highlights theoretical issues under current debate in Romance linguistics.

Pedro P Ramo

Author: Juan Rulfo
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 9780292771215
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Beseeched by his dying mother to locate his father, Pedro Paramo, whom they fled from years ago, Juan Preciado sets out for Comala. Comala is a town alive with whispers and shadows--a place seemingly populated only by memory and hallucinations. 49 photos.