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a latin vulgate By timothy riordan
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a series of 28 poems based on Latin phrases used in American discourse
A tumbleweed tour through Latin America By charles brooking
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This book charts one of Charles' several journeys. Absorbed in what he finds, he slots in notes on contemporary Latin American life, its war-torn history and little-known facts of historic figures,... More > uprooted and updated as he travels. The natural scenery, ways of life, cultures and beliefs are witnessed before they changed and democracy and advanced technology become the norm in the Twenty First Century. Magnetised to the road, he has the gift of easily befriending people along his unplanned journey. At times he covers large distances without so much as a compass and frequently rests his head in a variety of extraordinary places. He is the first outsider to stay a night with a family of the Arhuaco tribe in Columbia. His hunger for rural landscapes and the people encountered on his path, all humour and colour the pages, filling them from the beginning in Venezuela and clockwise around South America and up through Central America at a time when civil wars are beginning to fade out.< Less
Culture: Heritage and Legacy By Otto F. von Feigenblatt, Vannapond Suttichujit
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A Comparison of Perceived Educational Values Held by Latin American Immigrants and Anglo American Citizens Employed in Agriculture in Louisiana Richard Johnson and Joe Kotrlik, The Paradoxical... More > "Status Quo" of Contemporary Women Beatriz Peña, Culture and Development Nexus: The Interaction of the African Culture with the Western Culture and the Relevance to Development in the African Continent Ukertor Gabriel Moti, A comparative study; Gender and Education: Past, Present and Future in IRAN,Dr.Mojdeh Kiani, Building National Identity Through National Language: Selected Case Studies William W. Bostock,Suggested Strategies to Support the Recruitment and Retention of Black Male Teachers Christina Phillips, Denise Beattie, and Vannapond Suttichujit,Exploring the Relationship between Prospect Theory and International Conflict: The Thai-Cambodian Border Dispute as a Case Study Otto F. von Feigenblatt, Political Parties, Praetorianism, and Politicization of the Tanzanian Military. John Ringquist< Less
The Generation of '72: Latin America's Forced Global Citizens By Brantley Nicholson, Sophia McClennen
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Caught between the well-worn grooves the Boom and the Gen-X have left on the Latin American literary canon, the writing intellectuals that comprise the Generation of ’72 have not enjoyed the... More > same editorial acclaim or philological framing as the literary cohorts that bookend them. In sociopolitical terms, they neither fed into the Cold War-inflected literary prizes that sustained the Boom nor the surge in cultural capital in Latin American cities from which the writers associated with the Crack and McOndo have tended to write. This book seeks to approach the Generation of ‘72 from the perspective of cosmopolitanism and global citizenship, a theoretical framework that lends a fresh and critical architecture to the unique experiences and formal responses of a group of intellectuals that wrote alongside globalization’s first wave.< Less
The Generation of '72: Latin America's Forced Global Citizens By Brantley Nicholson, Sophia A. McClennen
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Caught between the well-worn grooves the Boom and the Gen-X have left on the Latin American literary canon, the writing intellectuals that comprise the Generation of ’72 have not enjoyed the... More > same editorial acclaim or philological framing as the literary cohorts that bookend them. In sociopolitical terms, they neither fed into the Cold War-inflected literary prizes that sustained the Boom nor the surge in cultural capital in Latin American cities from which the writers associated with the Crack and McOndo have tended to write. This book seeks to approach the Generation of ‘72 from the perspective of cosmopolitanism and global citizenship, a theoretical framework that lends a fresh and critical architecture to the unique experiences and formal responses of a group of intellectuals that wrote alongside globalization’s first wave.< Less
15 Things I Learned About Jesus in Latin America By Josh Meares
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Going on a mission trip to a foreign country can be a scary, life-changing experience. 15 Things I Learned About Jesus in Latin America is a short book containing the insights I gleaned from my six... More > month journey to Costa Rica. As a trained missiologist, I hope that the insights I gleaned from the culture of Latin America and the light that they shed on North American culture will help American Christians understand themselves better and deepen their walk with Christ.< Less
Volunteer By Carlos Wark
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A novel based on the autobiographical experiences of the author's Peace Corps service in Ecuador. During his service, he worked in a small loan program for artisans and micro-entrepreneurs in a... More > marginal community in Guayaquil, a port city on the Pacific coast of Ecuador. During this time he wrote small loans ($20.00 up), lived through a coup, bouts of amebic dysentery, three bus accidents, an armed robbery, innumerable fiestas and several faked marriages. The book is based on these experiences and others.< Less
The Underdogs By Mariano Azuela
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"The Underdogs" ("Los de Abajo", 1915) by Mariano Azuela is the story of a middle-class medical student who embraces the ideals of the Mexican revolution and joins a band of... More > rebels led by a charismatic peasant farmer. While the initial sense of crusading zeal is strong, temporary glory disintegrates into bitterness and disillusionment. This Digital Villain Studios: Print is Dead Edition offers this masterpiece of war fiction set during the Mexican Revolution. It is an unabridged replication of the E. Mungia, Jr. translation of "The Underdogs", as originally published in 1929. A portion of the proceeds from the initial sales of this book will go to the Jocelyn Solis Fund and Lecture Series, dedicated to research on human development and globalization. For more information, read more online at JocelynSolis.org< Less
Las Empresas Montero By Dr. Angell O. de la Sierra, Esq.
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Spanish version. Medico-legal regionalist fiction about life in colonial Puerto Rico. The second of a trilogy following "..de la Libertad y otras Ilusiones." and culminating in "Cabeza... More > de Cordero o Rabo de Leon"< Less
Cabeza de Cordero o Rabo de Leon? By Dr. Angell O. de la Sierra, Esq.
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Spanish version. Further ruminations on the tragic colonial vestiges and its psychological impact on Puerto Rico. Since you can't throw pebbles at granite castles what better than fictionalize and... More > getting drunk on magic realism?< Less