Latinoamérica: Presente y pasado
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This communicative, needs-based approach to learning Spanish is designed to help professionals or pre-professionals in one of the many areas of health care. Note: As can be expected for the needs of this profession, this text contains explicit vocabulary and illustrations related to body parts, illnesses, and health issues.
Offering a well-organized overview of Latin America's development from pre-Columbian times to the present, this cultural reader is written in straightforward, accessible Spanish depending heavily on cognates "without" compromising the natural flow of a native speaker's discourse. A comprehensive review of the main cultural areas of Latin America, including coverage of the Hispanic countries of the Caribbean and Central America, the Andean region (Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia), and the southern cone (Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Paraguay). Context-specific coverage of U.S.-Latin American relations explores the role of the United States in Latin American affairs in the context of the different cultural regions, particularly in the case of Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean.
Hoja de ruta es un libro de texto disenado para cursos de cultura y civilizacion de Latinoamerica. Como tal, no se limita a enumerar fechas y hechos historicos sino que entrega los elementos de analisis para que el curso se transforme en un amplio foro de discusion y debate de ideas, al mismo tiempo que incita al alumno al desarrollo de proyectos individuales o colectivos. Ofrece tambien el trasfondo esencial para cursos sobre literatura y cine. En adicion es una herramienta indispensable para prepararse para el examen de Praxis II de Espanol. La actualizacion de esta sexta edicion, hasta noviembre del 2012, toma en cuenta desde los ultimos descubrimientos sobre las mujeres que acompanaron a Colon en sus viajes, lo que cambia la percepcion del rol jugado por las mismas en la historia de Latinoamerica, hasta la reeleccion de Hugo Chavez en Venezuela para un cuarto periodo y su muerte en marzo del 2013 antes de asumir el nuevo mandato, y los resultados del referendum sobre el estatus territorial de Puerto Rico realizado en el 2012. El Nuevo mapa politico: dos decadas que transformaron Latinoamerica ofrece un completo analisis de la evolucion del panorama geopolitico de la region en las ultimas dos primeras decadas del siglo XXI. No basta con saber que el presidente Chavez fue reelegido y sucedido en las elecciones que siguieron a su muerte por su vicepresidente Nicolas Maduro, mas importante aun es entender las implicaciones que la implementacion del Socialismo Bolivariano del Siglo XXI tiene para Venezuela, para el continente y para el resto del mundo. No basta con saber sobre el movimiento estudiantil chileno de los ultimos anos, mas importante aun es que se conozcan las razones por las cuales se convirtio en una fuerza que dio vuelta al tablero politico chileno. No basta con saber que los hispanos conforman la primera minoria en los Estados Unidos, mas importante aun es conocer su impacto como fuerza politica, demostrado en las eleciones presidenciales del 2012, lo que puede cambiar la situacion para esta poblacion en constante crecimiento. Hoja de ruta es la guia que llevara a los estudiantes a comprender el presente politico y economico latinoamericano al mismo tiempo que les ayudara a aprender un piropo, a utilizar un refran, a preparar un plato tipico, a admirar las diferentes manifestaciones de la cultura, la musica, el cine, las artes, la ciencia y la tecnologia. Pero lo mas importante, ademas de entregarles el conocimiento, les provee los elementos para analizar de manera critica los diferentes aspectos de un continente en constante evolucion.
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.
Stephenson worked in Chile for nine years for the Council on International Educational Exchange, and is now director of Latin American and Caribbean studies for the School of International Training in Vermont. She offers scholars, teachers, students, travelers, and business people insights into the Spanish political and religious history, and the cultural diversity, of the nine Spanish-speaking countries of South America (Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Columbia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela). Individual chapters on each of the nine countries cover geographical and historical influences, analysis of the mix of peoples, specific cultural features, communication styles, and life and work in each country. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. The first edition of Percorsi quickly became one of the best-selling elementary Italian texts. The new second edition features a new design, more focus on skills-development, updated cultural information Percorsi is an introductory program that promotes the acquisition of Italian language and culture through the integration of the “5 Cs” principles of the National Standards for Foreign Language Education. Percorsi is designed to provide beginning learners with a variety of tools to develop their communicative competence in the four major language skills—listening, speaking, reading, and writing—as they acquire familiarity with Italian culture. All of the features in Percorsi have been carefully thought out to support the two key aspects of the language acquisition process: language comprehension and language production. From the start, carefully structured communicative activities based on authentic materials and texts encourage students to use Italian in everyday situations. Generous use of authentic content also offers students a chance to develop reading skills while gaining cultural awareness and understanding of Italian communities and traditions throughout the world. In addition, each chapter explicitly promotes cultural exploration through illustrated presentations that are followed by activities facilitating comprehension and highlighting cultural comparisons. Students are encouraged to analyze and compare extremely varied aspects of Italian culture while making connections to their own experiences. Note: this is the standalone book, if you want the Book/Access Code order the ISBN below: 0205189393 / 9780205189397 Percorsi: L'Italia attraverso la lingua e la cultura with MyItalianLab and Pearson eText * Package consists of: 0205032915 / 9780205032914 MyItalianLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Percorsi: L'Italia attraverso la lingua e la cultura (24-month access) 0205784720 / 9780205784721 Percorsi: L'Italia attraverso la lingua e la cultura
Entre socios: Español para el mundo profesional, 1/e serves as an introduction to the business world in Latin America as well as to the interaction between U.S. and Latin American companies and professionals. Original readings, journal articles, essays, excerpts from novels, and interviews with business professionals open students to the inner workings of small businesses and large corporations alike. Students are exposed to vocabulary, common phrases, and cultural issues that will help them be successful business professionals in the years to come. This intermediate to advanced Business Spanish title is intended for use over one semester. The Business Spanish course is generally designed for Business majors who intend to work in International Business or with Spanish-speaking clients, or whose program has a language requirement. While some of these students may be Spanish majors or dual Spanish and Business majors, the vast majority are likely Business majors with a Spanish minor.
Written entirely in Spanish, this is the ideal introduction to Spanish linguistics for students. Using clear explanations, it covers all the basic concepts required to study the structural aspects of the Spanish language - phonetics and phonology, morphology and syntax - as well as the history of Spanish, its dialects and linguistic variation. This second edition incorporates new features designed to enhance its usefulness for classroom teaching: chapters have been added on the sociolinguistics of Spanish in the USA, and on semantics and pragmatics. The chapter on syntax has been considerably expanded. Numerous exercises have been added throughout the book, as well as a new glossary to help with technical terms.
Author and activist McKibben gathers the essential American writings that changed the way the public looks at the natural world. "American Earth" features essays by Walt Whitman, Rachel Carson, Barbara Kingsolver, Michael Pollan, and dozens more.
This book describes the history of the IMF from its birth, through the Bretton Woods era, and in the aftermath. Special attention is paid to integrating IMF history with the macro-economic policies of member countries and of other international institutions as well. This collection of work presents a clear understanding, inter alia, of the influence of the United States over IMF policy via the National Advisory Committee; the dealings of the IMF with the UK on pound sterling policy; the institutional change of the IMF brought about by Per Jacobsson, the third managing director; and France, Italy, Germany, Canada, and Japan vis-à-vis IMF consultations. It also provides the reader with topics concerning the bankers’ acceptance market function and international liquidity issues in relation to IMF policy; the final chapter sheds light on the long-standing relations between the IMF and China, from the Bretton Woods Agreement to the contemporary period. All the chapters are archive-based academic studies providing deep insights with historical background, which makes this book the first thoroughly independent achievement in the field of IMF history. This book is highly recommended to readers interested in contemporary monetary and financial history and those who seek to obtain a coherent image of postwar international institutions and markets.
A kaleidoscopic, fast-paced tour of Latin America from one of the Spanish-speaking world’s most outstanding writers. Lamenting not having more time to get to know each of the nineteen countries he visits after winning the prestigious Premio Alfaguara, Andrés Neuman begins to suspect that world travel consists mostly of “not seeing.” But then he realizes that the fleeting nature of his trip provides him with a unique opportunity: touring and comparing every country of Latin America in a single stroke. Neuman writes on the move, generating a kinetic work that is at once puckish and poetic, aphoristic and brimming with curiosity. Even so-called non-places—airports, hotels, taxis—are turned into powerful symbols full of meaning. A dual Argentine-Spanish citizen, he incisively explores cultural identity and nationality, immigration and globalization, history and language, and turbulent current events. Above all, Neuman investigates the artistic lifeblood of Latin America, tackling with gusto not only literary heavyweights such as Bolaño, Vargas Llosa, Lorca, and Galeano, but also an emerging generation of authors and filmmakers whose impact is now making ripples worldwide. Eye-opening and charmingly offbeat, How to Travel without Seeing: Dispatches from the New Latin America is essential reading for anyone interested in the past, present, and future of the Americas.
From #1 NYT bestselling author Victoria Schwab comes a sweeping, spooky, evocative adventure, perfect for fans of "Stranger Things" and Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.
A newly updated edition of the best-selling primer on the social, political, and economic challenges facing Central and South America Ten years after its first publication, Michael Reid's best-selling survey of the state of contemporary Latin America has been wholly updated to reflect the new realities of the "Forgotten Continent." The former Americas editor for the Economist, Reid suggests that much of Central and South America, though less poor, less unequal, and better educated than before, faces harder economic times now that the commodities boom of the 2000s is over. His revised, in-depth account of the region reveals dynamic societies more concerned about corruption and climate change, the uncertainties of a Donald Trump-led United States, and a political cycle that, in many cases, is turning from left-wing populism to center-right governments. This essential new edition provides important insights into the sweeping changes that have occurred in Latin America in recent years and indicates priorities for the future.
Thinking Spanish Translation is a comprehensive and revolutionary 20-week course in translation method with a challenging and entertaining approach to the acquisition of translation skills.
Looking for the perfect guide to help you succeed in the Spanish speaking business world? ÉXITO COMERCIAL: PRÁCTICAS ADMINISTRATIVAS Y CONTEXTOS CULTURALES, SEXTA EDICIÓN, will provide you with a solid foundation in business vocabulary, basic business and cultural concepts, and situational practice. By using the text, audio CD, and web-delivered media, you will soon have the skills you need for success! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
"The poetic movement that was Spanish American modernismo ran from the early 1880s to 1916: it expressed the desire both to join universal literature - aesthetic modernity - and to break colonial ties with Spanish belles lettres. The new translations in this bilingual anthology, many of them first translations, present eighteen modernista poets from Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, and Uruguay. This volume in the MLA series Texts and Translations is designed to provide the student of Spanish American literature with work not easily accessible in Spanish and English and to introduce modernismo, an often misunderstood movement, to a wider audience."--BOOK JACKET.
A thematic anthology of primary sources for Latin American social and cultural history, the Second Edition reader complements the table of contents of Born in Blood and Fire, Fourth Edition, and draws on newspapers, novels, magazines, and journals--many translated by Chasteen himself--to present compelling narrative accounts of life and society across Latin American history.
This contributed volume is a real “who is who” in Latin American psychology. Edited by the most prominent psychology researcher alive in the region, the book presents a comprehensive panorama of psychology in Latin America as a science, as a profession and as a way of improving the quality of life of individuals and communities. Despite its achievements, Latin American psychology is little known by the international psychological community. In order to fill this gap, Dr. Rubén Ardila has invited the most important researchers and practitioners in the region to present an overview of psychology as both a profession and a research field in Latin America in the following areas: · Scientific research · Professional issues · Clinical and health psychology · Developmental psychology · Educational and school psychology · Organizational and work psychology · Social psychology · Community psychology · Legal and forensic psychology Psychology in Latin America – Current Status, Challenges and Perspectives seeks to place Latin American psychology on the map of international psychology, and by doing so it aims to foster cooperation between researchers, practitioners and students from the region with its peers from all over the world.