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The Motorcycle Diaries: Notes on a Latin American Journey Study Guide By BookRags.com
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The Motorcycle Diaries: Notes on a Latin American Journey Study Guide consists of approx. 27 pages of summaries and analysis on The MotorcycleDiaries: Notes on a Latin American Journey by Ernesto Che... More > Guevara.< 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
Te Great North American Snowbird By P.J. Repond
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A short, but definitive satirical study of the Great North American Snowbird, (Family Homosapien / Latin- Humanis). Its habitat, voice, plumage, breeding, feeding, flight patterns and more.
Reading and Berks Hispanic Center and Latino Community Study By Lillian Escobar-Haskins, George F. Haskins
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This document is a study of the Hispanic Center of Reading and Berks County, PA and the role it serves. It presents a profile of the Latino community in Berks County, a historical overview, and... More > analyses of its major issues and concerns. However, it is primarily a study that focuses on the Hispanic Center of Reading and Berks and how this organization can best serve the Latino community. The study was commissioned by the Wyomissing Foundation of Berks County, Inc.< Less
Remembering Steven Rubenstein By Kathleen Fine-Dare
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This book is a collection of papers given in honor of Dr. Steven L. Rubenstein (June 10, 1962-March 8, 2012) at the annual meetings of the American Anthropological Association on November 18, 2012 in... More > San Francisco, California. Dr. Rubenstein directed the Research Institute of Latin American Studies at the University of Liverpool and was Reader in Latin American Anthropology at the time of his sudden death. The papers touch on his anthropological training at Columbia University, and address his interests, influence, and scholarship, much of it based on field research conducted in the Ecuadorian Amazon among the Shuar people. The work is compiled by Kathleen Fine-Dare, with contributions by anthropologists Fine-Dare, Jean Scandlyn, Chris Kyle, Barry Lyons, Ana Mariella Bacigalupo, Magnus Course, Carmen Martínez Novo, Brad Jokisch, Kendra McSweeney, Emma Jane O'Driscoll, Daniela Peluso, Lêda Martins, and Janet Chernela.< Less
The Influence of Music in Alejo Carpentier's "Concierto Barroco" By David Pope
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This dissertation secured my Master of Studies degree in European Literature at Oxford University in 2007. It explores how Music enabled a Latin American/European twentieth-century novelist to... More > develop our sense of identity.< Less
The Influence of Music in Alejo Carpentier's "Concierto Barroco" By David Pope
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This dissertation secured my Master of Studies degree in European Literature at Oxford University in 2007. It explores how Music enabled a Latin American/European twentieth-century novelist to... More > develop our sense of identity.< Less
Critical Issues for Implementing Distance Education in the Americas By Roberto Miguel Rodriguez
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This study analysis critical issues for implementing distance education in the Americas, highlights the successes achieved so far and the difficulties that still are encountered by the nations in the... More > Western Hemisphere to implement quality distance education.< Less
Boogiericanism By Delilah Martinez
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This book is a unique collection of urban poetry, essays and spoken word created to represent Puerto Rican culture in the Bronx and New York City. This colorful anthology consists of a thoughtful... More > compilation of witty and genuine verses that depict the life of a Nuyorican in motion.Take a ride uptown on the 6 train and visit this eclectic memoir conducted by a proud Boogie Rican.< Less