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Cubanisms : A Look at Cuba through Art and Words

Author: Pedro García-Menocal; Gustavo "Garrincha" Rodriguez
Publisher: [Miami, FL?] : Mango Media Inc., [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"Spanish is a unique language. From Argentina to Spain, accents, meanings, connotations and more get lost between borders. Cubanisms by Pedro García-Menocal details the diverse history of the Spanish language as it evolved in the Lost City. With beautifully traditional illustrations from noted Cuban artist Gustavo "Garrincha" Rodriguez, Cubanisms embraces the hilarious and historic value of words and their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pedro García-Menocal; Gustavo "Garrincha" Rodriguez
ISBN: 9781633534544 1633534545
OCLC Number: 944085043
Description: 119 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: 1 - El Lenguaje de la Cocina: Abuela's Way of Showing Love2 - Oido en la Escuela: Kids, from the Classroom to the Playground3 - Saints and Sinners: Spirituality and Superstition in Cuba4 - La Panchanga: Music and Dancing and Drinking5 - Friends and Enemies6 - Money, Politics, and Business7 - Expresiones del Cubanaso: How to Speak Cuban8 - Boberias and Tarecos: Cuban Things10 - Lo Bueno, lo malo, y lo feo: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Responsibility: Pedro García-Menocal ; illustrations by Gustavo "Garrincha" Rodriguez.

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With the opening of trade and travel a book that shows a Cuban way of life through linguistics and art will be of great interest  Read more...

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