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The buried mirror : reflections on Spain and the New World

Author: Carlos FuentesMichael GillPeter NewingtonSogetel (Firm)Smithsonian Institution.All authors
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Public Media Video, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For American Indians, the mirror symbolized power, the sun, the Earth, its four corners, and its people. Now, a "mirror" is being held up to the Old and New Worlds to reflect the diverse cultures of Spanish-speaking countries and peoples, together with the themes, institutions, beliefs, and symbols that have endured or changed through time.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Carlos Fuentes; Michael Gill; Peter Newington; Sogetel (Firm); Smithsonian Institution.; Comisión Nacional del Quinto Centenario del Descubrimiento de América (Spain); Films Incorporated.; Public Media Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0780007239 9780780007239 0780007247 9780780007246 0780007255 9780780007253 0780007263 9780780007260 0780007271 9780780007277
OCLC Number: 30876198
Credits: Photography, Terry Hopkins; editor, Hugh Newsam; music, Carl Davis.
Performer(s): Carlos Fuentes.
Description: 5 videocassettes (ca. 59 min. each) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Program I. The virgin and the bull --
Program II. Conflict of the gods --
Program III. The age of gold --
Program IV. The price of freedom --
Program V. Unfinished business.
Other Titles: Reflections on Spain and the New World
Responsibility: by Carlos Fuentes ; presented by Sogetel in association with the Smithsonian Institution and Quinto Centenario Espana ; produced by Michael Gill ; directed by Peter Newington ; written and presented by Carlos Fuentes.

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For American Indians, the mirror symbolized power, the sun, the Earth, its four corners, and its people. Now, a "mirror" is being held up to the Old and New Worlds to reflect the diverse cultures of Spanish-speaking countries and peoples, together with the themes, institutions, beliefs, and symbols that have endured or changed through time.

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