Cultura Y Humanismo En La America Colonial Espanola

Author: Clementino Pastor Miguelanez
Publisher: LibrosEnRed
ISBN: 1597546488
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Una fuerte corriente cultural dominaba Europa en la epoca del descubrimiento americano: el Renacimiento. [Este texto fue escrito sin tildes ni otros caracteres especiales para evitar errores con el navegador.]

Latinoamerica Su Civilizacion Y Su Cultura

Author: Eugenio Chang-Rodriguez
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111801479
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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.

Nature Empire And Nation

Author: Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804755443
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This collection of essays explores two traditions of interpreting and manipulating nature in the early-modern and nineteenth-century Iberian world: one instrumental and imperial, the other patriotic and national. Imperial representations laid the ground for the epistemological transformations of the so-called Scientific Revolutions. The patriotic narratives lie at the core of the first modern representations of the racialized body, Humboldtian theories of biodistribution, and views of the landscape as a historical text representing different layers of historical memory.

Transactions Of The American Philosophical Society Vol 84 Pt 5 Francisco Jos De Caldas A Scientist At Work In Nueva Granada

Author: John Wilton Appel
Publisher: American Philosophical Society
ISBN: 9780871698452
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A study of Francisco Jose de Caldas y Tenorio, who was born in 1768 in the Spanish colony Nueva Reino de Granada. In the first half of the 18th cent. France sent an expedition to the equator to learn the true figure of the Earth. However, Spain maintained strict control over the colonies' access to books & other Europeans' access to the colonies. Caldas, with a fervent interest in science & lacking the educational resources & personal contacts available in Europe, developed a scientific program based on what was available to him. The arrival of the Prussian naturalist, Alexander von Humboldt, brought to a head Caldas's discontent with his own isolation from the European community. Black & white illustrations.

Espectros

Author: Alberto Ribas-Casasayas
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1611487374
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Espectros is a collection of original scholarly studies on contemporary literature and film in Spanish and by authors of Latin American descent. Contributors contemplate ghosts, haunting, the spectral, and absence as central motifs in narratives that deal with the aftermath of collective or individual trauma, affect in visual and material culture, and the economic and social pressures of globalization and neoliberal economics.

El Adivino

Author: Christian Anton Goering
Publisher: Amazonia Solution
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Lagartijo becomes a fake fortune-teller and he tries to impress the viceroy with his abilities. His arrogance almost gets in the way of his success but a bit of luck comes his way.