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curso para hispanohablantes bilingües

Author: Guadalupe Valdés,Richard V. Teschner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 409

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Books in Spanish for Children and Young Adults

An Annotated Guide

Author: Isabel Schon

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780810820043

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 301

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Like its predecessors, this book serves as a guide to any adult interested in selecting books in Spanish for children in preschool through high school. Most of the books included in the guide have been published since 1984 and come from Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, Spain, Sweden, the U.S., Uruguay, and Venezuela. The author has identified books that highlight the lifestyle, folklore, history, fiction, poetry, theater, and classical literature of Hispanic cultures as expressed by Hispanic authors and has also included nonfiction and bilingual books and Spanish translations of popular fiction and nonfiction. With appendices and indexes.

Parables of Coercion

Conversion and Knowledge at the End of Islamic Spain

Author: Seth Kimmel

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 022627831X

Category: History

Page: 288

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In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, competing scholarly communities sought to define a Spain that was, at least officially, entirely Christian, even if many suspected that newer converts from Islam and Judaism were Christian in name only. Unlike previous books on conversion in early modern Spain, however, Parables of Coercion focuses not on the experience of the converts themselves, but rather on how questions surrounding conversion drove religious reform and scholarly innovation. In its careful examination of how Spanish authors transformed the history of scholarship through debate about forced religious conversion, Parables of Coercion makes us rethink what we mean by tolerance and intolerance, and shows that debates about forced conversion and assimilation were also disputes over the methods and practices that demarcated one scholarly discipline from another.

Colonial Saints

Discovering the Holy in the Americas, 1500-1800

Author: Allan Greer,Jodi Bilinkoff

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415934961

Category: History

Page: 317

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From the cult of Saint Anne to the devotees of the Virgin of Guadalupe, from Saint Anthony who competed with Christ for popularity in Brazil, to Jesuits who mixed freely with shamans that talked with the gods, this exciting new anthology examines the conversion of the colonized. The essays examine how New World spirits transformed into Old World saints - for example, the spirit of love transfigured into the Virgin Mary - as well as the implications of the canonization of the first American saint. Colonial Saints illustrates the complex and intimate connections among confessional life writing, canonization, and the practices of the Inquisition. There was a dynamic exchange involving local agendas, the courts in Spain and France, and, of course, Rome. This bold collection clearly shows the interplay between slavery and spirituality, conversion and control, and the links between the sacred and the political.

Guía Bibliográfica Para Los Estudios Latinoamericanos

Author: Benson Latin American Collection,New York Public Library,University of Texas

Publisher: G K Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Reference

Page: 1536

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Consists of publications cataloged by the Latin American Collection of the University of Texas, with additional entries from the Library of Congress.