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The Spanish-speaking world : an anthology of cross-cultural perspectives

Author: Louise Fiber Luce
Publisher: Lincolnwood, Ill., USA : National Textbook Company, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Spanish-Speaking World is an anthology of twenty readings in English that will help students increase their cross-cultural awareness and deepen their understanding of Hispanic cultures worldwide. The readings are culled from a variety of sources, from scholarly journals to classic essays. All were selected not only for content, but for readability and accessibility to a wide audience.
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Spanish-speaking world.
Lincolnwood, Ill., USA : National Textbook Company, ©1992
(OCoLC)609226425
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Fiber Luce
ISBN: 0844271616 9780844271613
OCLC Number: 24762487
Description: 367 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. I. Reading strangers : the cultural context. From traveler to tourist : the lost art of travel ; Cross-cultural awareness ; Cultural variations in message decoding --
pt. II. Mexico and the Caribbean. Mexico and the United States ; A tale of two moralities ; On bullfights and baseball : an example of interaction of social institutions ; Unifying themes in Caribbean cultures ; The Caribbean writer and exile --
pt. III. Latin America. Colombia ; A cross-cultural study of politeness strategies : Venezuelan and American perspectives ; Argentine political violence and artistic representation in films of the 1980's ; Culture, art, and literature in Chile : 1973-1985 --
pt. IV. Spanish-speaking communities in the U.S. who are the Mexican-Americans? ; The culture capsule : a device for improving cross-cultural understanding ; Language policies : patterns of retention and maintenance ; The nonconsenting sterilization of Mexican women in Los Angeles --
pt. V. Iberia : the emerging contexts of New Spain. Ethnic nationalism, centre and periphery in Spain ; Male sociability and rituals of masculinity in rural Andalusia ; Women of southern Spain : aspirations, fantasies, realities ; Cinema and the media after the death of Franco.
Responsibility: Louise Fiber Luce [compiler].

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The Spanish-Speaking World is an anthology of twenty readings in English that will help students increase their cross-cultural awareness and deepen their understanding of Hispanic cultures worldwide. The readings are culled from a variety of sources, from scholarly journals to classic essays. All were selected not only for content, but for readability and accessibility to a wide audience.

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