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A Watch Over Mortality
A Watch Over Mortality (November 1996)
The Philosophical Story of Julian Marias
Harold Raley - Author

An in-depth study of the thought of contemporary Spanish philosopher Julian Marias, in the context of Ortega y Gasset and his times and twentieth-century Spanish culture.
In A Watch Over Mortality Harold Raley offers the English-speaking world Julian Marias's compelling alternatives to contemporary minimalist thought, and does so in a dynamic style that itself reflects the humane spirit and verve of what may well prove to be the mo...(Read More)
Structures of Power
Structures of Power (February 1996)
Essays on Twentieth-Century Spanish-American Fiction
Terry J. Peavler - Editor
Peter Standish - Editor

Explores the many faces of power as revealed in twentieth-century Spanish-American fiction.

The many faces of power--political, personal, authorial--as revealed in literature are explored in these essays by specialists on modern Spanish-American narrative. Contributors include Jose Carlos Gonzalez Boixo, Sara Castro-Klaren, Rosalia Cornejo-Parriego, Rosemary Geisdorfer Feal, David William Foster, Todd Garth, Sharon Magna...(Read More)
Painting on the Page
Painting on the Page (August 1995)
Interartistic Approaches to Modern Hispanic Texts
Rosemary Geisdorfer Feal - Author
Carlos Feal - Author

This book examines psychoanalysis, feminism, philosophy, and semiotics to examine late 19th- and 20th-Century Spanish and Spanish-American literature in relation to painting, and to larger questions of art theory and literary history.
"In this book the authors take on a severely understudied aspect of Hispanic letters: the inter-interpretation of visual and literary arts. Such studies as exist tend to be brief and superficial; this book ...(Read More)
The Leaning Ivory Tower
The Leaning Ivory Tower (July 1995)
Latino Professors in American Universities
Raymond V. Padilla - Editor
Rudolfo Chavez Chavez - Editor

Here are several narratives by Latino Professors in American universities addressing issues of racism, marginalization, and self-valuation as the narrators tell their stories of survival and success.

Latino professors in American universities tell their own stories of survival within academia. Each story is a perspective, a slice of academic life. Collectively, the multiple perspectives in this volume provide a totalit...(Read More)
Ethnic Identity
Ethnic Identity (March 1993)
Formation and Transmission among Hispanics and Other Minorities
Martha E. Bernal - Editor
George P. Knight - Editor

This book provides broad coverage of the various research approaches that have been used to study the development of ethnic identity in children and adolescents and the transmission of ethnic identity across generations. The authors address topics of acculturation and the development and socialization of ethnic minorities--particularly Mexican-Americans. They stress the roles of social and behavioral scientists in government multicultural policies...(Read More)
Assessment and Access
Assessment and Access (January 1992)
Hispanics in Higher Education
Gary D. Keller - Editor
James R. Deneen - Editor
Rafael J. Magallan - Editor

This book treats the major issues of assessment and access as they relate to the Hispanic communities of the United States. For the purpose of increasing Hispanic access to higher education, it explores a variety of developments in educational assessment and test familiarization, both theoretical and practical. There are contributions to this volume from researchers and test specialists from the higher education community and the Educational Testi...(Read More)
Los Que Mandan
Los Que Mandan (June 1970)
Jose Luis de Imaz - Author
Carlos A. Astiz - Translator
Mary F. McCarthy - Translator

Analyzes the political process in Argentina.

This pioneering work, now available for the first time in English, seeks to analyze the political process in Argentina, a nation that has long aspired to political leadership of Latin America but has failed to fulfill its aspiration because of political fragmentation and factionalism.

In determining who holds power in Argentina, Professor Imaz a...(Read More)
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