Civilizacion y cultura / Edition 10

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The readings in each unit of CIVILIZACIÓN Y CULTURA match the thematic content of the units of the main book, CONVERSACIÓN Y REPASO. There is thematic and activity correlation of these supplementary books in marginal annotations on each unit-opening and unit-closing page. The exercises are designed to reinforce the development of reading, writing, and speaking skills, to build vocabulary, and to stimulate class discussion.
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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: 1,251,647
  • 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. ORÍGENES DE LA CULTURA HISPÁNICA: EUROPA. Lecturas culturales: I. La cultura romana. II. La cultura visigoda. III. La cultura árabe IV. Otras influencias en la cultura espanola. La tele: La Guerra Civil espanola. 2. ORÍGENES DE LA CULTURA HISPÁNICA: AMÉRICA. Lecturas culturales: I. Los aztecas. II. Los incas. III. Los mayas. IV. Las minorias etnicas en la actualidad hispanoamericana. La tele: La fiesta del sol de los incas: Inti Raymi. 3. LA RELIGIÓN EN EL MUNDO HISPÁNICO. Lecturas culturales: I. Religion y sociedad. II. La religion y la vida personal. III. La religion en Hispanoamerica. IV. La religion en la actualidad La tele: La religion contemporánea. 4. ASPECTOS DE LA FAMILIA EN EL MUNDO HISPÁNICO. Lecturas culturales: I. Los lazos familiars. II. La familia y la politica. III. La familia y la sociedad. IV. El significado de la familia. V. Tensiones en la familia contemporánea. La tele: Las Madres de la Plaza de Mayo. 5. EL HOMBRE Y LA MUJER EN LA SOCIEDAD HISPÁNICA. Lecturas culturales: I. Los nombres hispánicos. II. La sociedad patriarchal. III. Las mujeres en la literatura hispánica. IV. Las mujeres en la politica La tele: La primera presidenta chilena: Michelle Bachelet. 6. COSTUMBRES Y CREENCIAS. Lecturas culturales: I. El horario y la vida social. II. Las actitudes hispánicas hacia la muerte. III. Las actitudes indigenas hacia la muerte. IV. Presencia de la muerte. La tele: El arte callejera en East Harlem. 7. ASPECTOS ECONÓMICOS DE HISPANOAMÉRICA. Lecturas culturales: I. Los antecedentes historicos. II. Soluciones modernas. III. La situacion 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 psicologos en la Argentina. La tele: La vida de la poblacion indigena de la Ciudad de Mexico. 8. LOS MOVIMIENTOS REVOLUCIONARIOS DEL SIGLO XX. Lecturas culturales: I. Revolucion y "golpe de estado". II. La Revolucion Mexicana de 1910. III. Bolivia en 1952, Cuba en 1959 y Nicaragua en 1979. IV. Los guerrilleros. La prensa: ETA envia 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 moviles vendidos lleva incorporada la cámara de fotos. Chávez acapara todo el poder. La tele: La rebelion campesina en Chiapas. 9. LA EDUCACIÓN EN EL MUNDO HISPÁNICO. Lecturas culturales: I. Historia de la ensenanza hispánica. II. "Educacion" y "ensenanza". III. La organizacion de la ensenanza hispánica. IV. Las universidades en el mundo hispánico. V. La vida estudiantil. La prensa: La Universidad todavia es machista. Nino vende muebles de su casa por adiccion a videojuegos. Tiene 16 anos y es asistido por su adiccion a Internet. Educacion edita recursos digitales para aprender folclor y flamenco en las aulas. Poniatowska: Llevar la cultura a la escuela. La tele: El arte sincretico en la Plaza de las Tres Culturas. 10. LA CIUDAD EN EL MUNDO HISPÁNICO. Lecturas culturales: I. Las ciudades del mundo hispánico. II. El aspecto fisico de la ciudad hispánica. III. La vida urbana . IV. El significado de la ciudad en el mundo hispánico La prensa: Vigilados por miles de ojos. Espana ingreso ayer en una nueva era libre de humo. Para 2007 preven 75% menos de basura. Cada dia se venden en eBay Espana 15 coches y 400 obras de arte. La tele: El primer alcalde latino en Los Ángeles: Antonio Villaraigosa. 11. LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS Y LO HISPÁNICO. Lecturas culturales: I. Los Estados Unidos, Espana 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 epoca de la posguerra. La prensa: "El ocaso de la doctrina Monroe". China, lista para competir con Espana en Latinoamerica. America latina, desunida en Internet. La tele: El Canal ahora es de Panamá. 12. LA PRESENCIA HISPÁNICA EN LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS. Lecturas culturales: I. El Orgullo Del Apellido Hispano: II. Importantes Comunidades Hispanas. III: ¿Que Espanol Es Mejor? IV: La Inmigracion Del Nuevo Siglo La Prensa: El dinero de los emigrantes sostiene las economias de America Latina. La radio hispana se diversifica para adaptarse a los cambios. Gael Garcia Bernal critica a Hollywood. La tele: El Dia de Independencia mexicana en Mexico y Nueva York. Vocabulario. Credits.
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