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Volume 5916, Rossio Train Station --- Ross Prio By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 5916, Rossio Train Station---Ross Prio Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of... More > big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
REPUBLICAN CUBA By Raúl Eduardo Chao
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The intention of this book is to review events, champions, heroes and anti-heroes during the fifty years of Republican Cuba. It is not easy to describe and analyze 50 years of Republican life in Cuba... More > in one book and we do not intend to do so. It is a book meant for those who wish to know the history and explore the paradox of Cuba: a land blessed by nature, flush with generous and good human talent, inadvertedly fallen prey to ambitious and unscrupulous men who did not stop at separating families, killing their brothers and sisters while exploiting Cuba’s bounty for their private use.< Less
3 Days in March By Raúl Eduardo Chao
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A history of the Coup d'État by Fulgencio Batista in Cuba on March 10, 1952. Knowing that he was going to lose the Cuban presidential elections in 1952, General Batista entered the Columbia... More > Camp in Havana, with the help of retired army officers, and took over the government. It resulted in the worst of times for Cuba, leading to a Communist take over in 1959.< Less
Republican Cuba By Raúl Eduardo Chao
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This book is a history of the Cuban Republic, from its independence in 1902 to its demise in 1959, when it was taken over by the Communists. It shows the strides and sacrifices of Cubans trying to... More > build a new nation and how a few men destroyed the Republic and brought about poverty, dispair, executions, fear and hunger, just to justify their stay in power. It is the story of the first half of the XX century, when Cubans were learning how to govern themselves; they made lots of mistakes but the Republic had become a progressive and prosperous nation until the Communists took it over, throwing more than a million Cubans into exile.< Less
Republican Cuba By Raúl Eduardo Chao
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This book is a history of the Cuban Republic, from its independence in 1902 to its demise in 1959, when it was taken over by the Communists. It shows the strides and sacrifices of Cubans trying to... More > build a new nation and how a few men destroyed the Republic and brought about poverty, dispair, executions, fear and hunger, just to justify their stay in power. It is the story of the first half of the XX century, when Cubans were learning how to govern themselves; they made lots of mistakes but the Republic had become a progressive and prosperous nation until the Communists took it over, throwing more than a million Cubans into exile.< Less
Italo Svevo, dal naturalismo all'invito al raccoglimento By Mirza Mejdanija
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La critica italiana relegò per decenni l’opera sveviana in un limbo, non attribuendole i rico-noscimenti a cui aveva diritto. Una riscoperta vera e propria di Svevo si ha solo a partire... More > degli anni Sessanta e non è un caso: questi sono gli anni in cui l’Italia, dopo un periodo di rapido svi-luppo, comincia ad entrare davvero nella modernità e ad avvicinarsi ai paesi più avanzati, sul piano degli apparati produttivi e delle strutture sociali. Parallelamente, si assiste, nella cultura italiana, ad un fervore intensissimo di rinnovamento, con l’utilizzo di nuove metodologie analiti-che e prospettive sperimentali. È naturale che in questo clima rinasca l’interesse per lo scrittore che era stato in Italia più innovativo, nella visione del reale come nelle scelte narrative e che pro-prio per questo era stato a lungo quasi ignorato.< Less