Civilizacion y cultura / Edition 10

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Civilización y cultura, Tenth Edition, offers a thematic approach to civilization and culture and introduces you to traditional cultural topics and issues in daily life in the Spanish-speaking world. Part of the renowned three-volume Intermediate Spanish series, this reader integrates fascinating essays on cultural topics, as well as timely magazine articles and compelling video segments, to present a fresh perspective and different views on the book's theme of the origins of Hispanic culture. The new edition is further enhanced by updated film selections, the most current statictics and cultural information about the growing Hispanic population in the United States, and a new Premium Website that features audio and video segments, Google Earth coordinates, grammar tutorials, and more!

Civilizatión y cultura, Tenth Edition, offers a complete set of student-friendly resources.
• Premium Website
• Companion Website
• Video on DVD

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781439084496
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 3/15/2010
  • Series: Intermediate Spanish Series
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 1,317,560
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Lynn A. Sandstedt is a native of Colorado and a Ph.D. graduate in Spanish Language and Literature from the University of Colorado, Boulder. He taught at the University of Northern Colorado for 22 years and served as Chairman of the Foreign Language Department and the Department of Hispanic Studies. He was elected to serve on ACTFL Executive and later was elected to serve as president. He was elected president of the AATSP and several years later was selected to be the executive director. Sandstedt has received several prestigious awards for his work in Foreign Language Education.

Ralph Kite earned a Ph.D. in Ibero-American Studies from the University of New Mexico. He spent several years organizing and directing Peace Corps language training programs at New Mexico and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He continued to pursue interests in different teaching and learning approaches (film, computers, and theater) at the University of Colorado-Boulder, where he served as chair for 10 years.

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Table of Contents

1. OR?GENES DE LA CULTURA HISP?NICA: EUROPA. Lecturas culturales: I. La cultura romana. II. La cultura visigoda. III. La cultura ?rabe IV. Otras influencias en la cultura espa?ola. La tele: La Guerra Civil espa?ola. 2. OR?GENES DE LA CULTURA HISP?NICA: AM?RICA. Lecturas culturales: I. Los aztecas. II. Los incas. III. Los mayas. IV. Las minor?as ?tnicas en la actualidad hispanoamericana. La tele: La fiesta del sol de los incas: Inti Raymi. 3. LA RELIGI?N EN EL MUNDO HISP?NICO. Lecturas culturales: I. Religi?n y sociedad. II. La religi?n y la vida personal. III. La religi?n en Hispanoam?rica. IV. La religi?n en la actualidad La tele: La religi?n contempor?nea. 4. ASPECTOS DE LA FAMILIA EN EL MUNDO HISP?NICO. Lecturas culturales: I. Los lazos familiars. II. La familia y la pol?tica. III. La familia y la sociedad. IV. El significado de la familia. V. Tensiones en la familia contempor?nea. La tele: Las Madres de la Plaza de Mayo. 5. EL HOMBRE Y LA MUJER EN LA SOCIEDAD HISP?NICA. Lecturas culturales: I. Los nombres hisp?nicos. II. La sociedad patriarchal. III. Las mujeres en la literatura hisp?nica. IV. Las mujeres en la pol?tica La tele: La primera presidenta chilena: Michelle Bachelet. 6. COSTUMBRES Y CREENCIAS. Lecturas culturales: I. El horario y la vida social. II. Las actitudes hisp?nicas hacia la muerte. III. Las actitudes ind?genas hacia la muerte. IV. Presencia de la muerte. La tele: El arte callejera en East Harlem. 7. ASPECTOS ECON?MICOS DE HISPANOAM?RICA. Lecturas culturales: I. Los antecedentes hist?ricos. II. Soluciones modernas. III. La situaci?n actual. IV. Aspectos de la pobreza. La prensa: La pobreza, el mayor problema mundial; De los 12,3 millones de esclavos que hay en el mundo 1,3 millones son latinoamericanos; Llega la computadora barata; Ya hay 56.000 psic?logos en la Argentina. La tele: La vida de la poblaci?n ind?gena de la Ciudad de M?xico. 8. LOS MOVIMIENTOS REVOLUCIONARIOS DEL SIGLO XX. Lecturas culturales: I. Revoluci?n y "golpe de estado". II. La Revoluci?n Mexicana de 1910. III. Bolivia en 1952, Cuba en 1959 y Nicaragua en 1979. IV. Los guerrilleros. La prensa: ETA env?a cartas exigiendo el 'impuesto' con fotos de los familiares de los extorsionados. Ofensiva de las FARC contra las elecciones en Colombia El 70% de los m?viles vendidos lleva incorporada la c?mara de fotos. Ch?vez acapara todo el poder. La tele: La rebeli?n campesina en Chiapas. 9. LA EDUCACI?N EN EL MUNDO HISP?NICO. Lecturas culturales: I. Historia de la ense?anza hisp?nica. II. "Educaci?n" y "ense?anza". III. La organizaci?n de la ense?anza hisp?nica. IV. Las universidades en el mundo hisp?nico. V. La vida estudiantil. La prensa: La Universidad todav?a es machista. Ni?o vende muebles de su casa por adicci?n a videojuegos. Tiene 16 a?os y es asistido por su adicci?n a Internet. Educaci?n edita recursos digitales para aprender folclor y flamenco en las aulas. Poniatowska: Llevar la cultura a la escuela. La tele: El arte sincr?tico en la Plaza de las Tres Culturas. 10. LA CIUDAD EN EL MUNDO HISP?NICO. Lecturas culturales: I. Las ciudades del mundo hisp?nico. II. El aspecto f?sico de la ciudad hisp?nica. III. La vida urbana . IV. El significado de la ciudad en el mundo hisp?nico La prensa: Vigilados por miles de ojos. Espa?a ingres? ayer en una nueva era libre de humo. Para 2007 prev?n 75% menos de basura. Cada d?a se venden en eBay Espa?a 15 coches y 400 obras de arte. La tele: El primer alcalde latino en Los ?ngeles: Antonio Villaraigosa. 11. LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS Y LO HISP?NICO. Lecturas culturales: I. Los Estados Unidos, Espa?a y la independencia Americana. II. Los Estados Unidos y las nuevas naciones americanas. II. El Panamericanismo y "el Coloso del Norte". IV. Las relaciones en la ?poca de la posguerra. La prensa: "El ocaso de la doctrina Monroe". China, lista para competir con Espa?a en Latinoam?rica. Am?rica latina, desunida en Internet. La tele: El Canal ahora es de Panam?. 12. LA PRESENCIA HISP?NICA EN LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS. Lecturas culturales: I. El Orgullo Del Apellido Hispano: II. Importantes Comunidades Hispanas. III: ?Qu? Espa?ol Es Mejor? IV: La Inmigraci?n Del Nuevo Siglo La Prensa: El dinero de los emigrantes sostiene las econom?as de Am?rica Latina. La radio hispana se diversifica para adaptarse a los cambios. Gael Garc?a Bernal critica a Hollywood. La tele: El D?a de Independencia mexicana en M?xico y Nueva York. Vocabulario. Credits.
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