Stories from Latin America/Historias de Latinoamerica, Second Edition
Author : Genevieve Barlow
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release :2010-05-01
Total pages :188
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780071702836
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Enjoy the tales of Latin America--in Spanish and in English! In Stories from Latin America/Historias de Latinoamerica, we've placed the Spanish and English stories side by side--lado a lado--so you can practice and improve your reading skills in your new language while enjoying the support of your native tongue. This way, you'll avoid the inconvenience of constantly having to look up unfamiliar words and expressions in a dictionary. Read as much as you can understand, and then look to the facing page for help if necessary. As you read, you can check your comprehension by comparing the two versions of the story. You'll also find a bilingual vocabulary list at the end of the book, so you'll have a handy reference for new words. Stories from Latin America/Historias de Latinoamerica gives you the chance to Enjoy 16 fascinating short stories from Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela, and more Fine-tune your language skills while gaining insight into the rich cultural heritage of the people of Latin America Improve your reading and listening skills with free audio downloads of four chapters from the book at mhprofessional.com Genevieve Barlow is an experienced Spanish educator and author.

Stories from Mexico/Historias de Mexico, Second Edition
Author : Genevieve Barlow,William Stivers
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release :2010-05-01
Total pages :152
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780071702843
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Enjoy the tales of Mexico--in Spanish and in English! In Stories from Mexico/Historias de Mexico, we've placed the Spanish and English stories side by side--lado a lado--so you can practice and improve your reading skills in your new language while enjoying the support of your native tongue. This way, you'll avoid the inconvenience of constantly having to look up unfamiliar words and expressions in a dictionary. Read as much as you can understand, and then look to the facing page for help if necessary. As you read, you can check your comprehension by comparing the two versions of the story. You'll also find a bilingual vocabulary list at the end of the book, so you'll have a handy reference for new words. Stories from Mexico/Historias de Mexico gives you the chance to Enjoy 16 well-known short stories that chronicle 1,500 years of Mexican history Fine-tune your language skills while gaining insight into the rich cultural heritage of the Mexican people Improve your reading and listening skills with free audio downloads of nine chapters from the book at mhprofessional.com Genevieve Barlow and William N. Stivers are experienced Spanish educators and authors.

Stories from Spain / Historias de España, Premium Third Edition
Author : Genevieve Barlow,William N. Stivers
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release :2017-08-11
Total pages :176
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781260010374
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Enjoy tales from Spain while sharpening your new language skills! Practice and improve your reading skills in your new language while enjoying the support of your native tongue with Stories from Spain, Third Edition. Both insightful and practical, this book features Spanish and English stories presented in a side-by-side format that saves you the inconvenience of constantly having to look up unfamiliar words and expressions in a dictionary. Simply read as much as you can understand in your new language and refer to the facing page for help, if needed. A bilingual vocabulary list featured at the end of the book serves as a handy reference for new words. The best way to learn about a new culture is through its folktales and legends. The eighteenth fascinating stories offer valuable insights into the rich culture of Spain. And now you can hear the stories read aloud by native Spanish speakers online and via app. This new edition gives you access to a full 60 minutes of audio—twelve of the stories included in the book. Hearing the stories read aloud in their original language will help increase your comprehension and pronunciation skills even more. Stories from Spain, Third Edition brings you: • A convenient side-by-side presentation with English on one page and Spanish on the facing page • Eighteen short stories from Spain • Extensive English-Spanish and Spanish-English vocabulary lists • 60 minutes of audio recordings read by native Spanish speakers and available online or via app

Open Veins of Latin America
Author : Eduardo Galeano
Publisher : NYU Press
Release :1997
Total pages :317
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780853459903
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[In this book, the author's] analysis of the effects and causes of capitalist underdevelopment in Latin America present [an] account of ... Latin American history. [The author] shows how foreign companies reaped huge profits through their operations in Latin America. He explains the politics of the Latin American bourgeoisies and their subservience to foreign powers, and how they interacted to create increasingly unequal capitalist societies in Latin America.-Back cover.

The Penguin History Of Latin America
Author : Edwin Williamson
Publisher : Penguin UK
Release :2003-07-31
Total pages :640
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780141937441
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Now fully updated to 2009, this acclaimed history of Latin America tells its turbulent story from Columbus to Chavez. Beginning with the Spanish and Portugese conquests of the New World, it takes in centuries of upheaval, revolution and modernization up to the present day, looking in detail at Argentina, Mexico, Brazil, Chile and Cuba, and gives an overview of the cultural developments that have made Latin America a source of fascination for the world. 'A first-rate work of history ... His cool, scholarly gaze and synthesizing intelligence demystify a part of the world peculiarly prone to myth-making ... This book covers an enormous amount of ground, geographically and culturally' Tony Gould, Independent on Sunday

Stories from Mexico/Historias de Mexico, Second Edition
Author : Genevieve Barlow,William Stivers
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release :2010-05-01
Total pages :152
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780071702843
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Enjoy the tales of Mexico--in Spanish and in English! In Stories from Mexico/Historias de Mexico, we've placed the Spanish and English stories side by side--lado a lado--so you can practice and improve your reading skills in your new language while enjoying the support of your native tongue. This way, you'll avoid the inconvenience of constantly having to look up unfamiliar words and expressions in a dictionary. Read as much as you can understand, and then look to the facing page for help if necessary. As you read, you can check your comprehension by comparing the two versions of the story. You'll also find a bilingual vocabulary list at the end of the book, so you'll have a handy reference for new words. Stories from Mexico/Historias de Mexico gives you the chance to Enjoy 16 well-known short stories that chronicle 1,500 years of Mexican history Fine-tune your language skills while gaining insight into the rich cultural heritage of the Mexican people Improve your reading and listening skills with free audio downloads of nine chapters from the book at mhprofessional.com Genevieve Barlow and William N. Stivers are experienced Spanish educators and authors.

Stories from Spain/Historias de Espana, Second Edition
Author : Genevieve Barlow,William Stivers
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release :2010-05-02
Total pages :176
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780071703253
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Enjoy the tales of Spain--in Spanish and in English! In Stories from Spain/Historias de Espana, we've placed the Spanish and English stories side by side--lado a lado--so you can practice and improve your reading skills in your new language while enjoying the support of your native tongue. This way, you'll avoid the inconvenience of constantly having to look up unfamiliar words and expressions in a dictionary. Read as much as you can understand, and then look to the facing page for help if necessary. As you read, you can check your comprehension by comparing the two versions of the story. You'll also find a bilingual vocabulary list at the end of the book, so you'll have a handy reference for new words. Stories from Spain/Historias de Espana gives you the chance to Enjoy 18 tales that will introduce you to an array of characters--kings, nobles, rogues, and pirates Fine-tune your language skills while gaining insight into the rich cultural heritage of the Spanish people Improve your reading and listening skills with free audio downloads of six chapters from the book at mhprofessional.com Genevieve Barlow and William N. Stivers are experienced Spanish educators and authors.

Stories from Latin America / Historias de Latinoamérica, Premium Third Edition
Author : Genevieve Barlow
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
Release :2017-08-11
Total pages :192
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 1260011275
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Practice your reading skills in your new language—and gain valuable insights into the Spanish-speaking world Stories from Latin America features Spanish and English stories side by side—lado a lado—to help you practice and improve your reading skills in your new language while enjoying the support of your native tongue. The practical format spares you the inconvenience of constantly having to look up unfamiliar words and expressions in a dictionary. Simply read as much as you can understand in your new language and refer to the facing page for help, if needed. The book includes 16 fascinating stories from Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela. By reading these stories, you’ll fine-tune your language skills and gain valuable insights into the rich culture of the Spanish-speaking world. This updated third edition has been enhanced with 60-minutes of additional audio. Voiced by native Spanish speakers, the recordings cover the majority of the readings from the book and are accessible online and via app. Stories from Latin America features: • A convenient side-by-side presentation—English on one page, Spanish on the facing page • 16 short stories from Spanish-speaking cultures such as Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, Guatemala and Puerto Rico • Extensive English-Spanish and Spanish-English vocabulary lists • 60 minutes of audio recordings voiced by native Spanish speakers and available online or via app

Better Reading Spanish, 2nd Edition
Author : Jean Yates
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release :2011-10-14
Total pages :272
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780071770323
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Sharpen your Spanish language skills through readings about its speakers' daily lives and culture Better Reading Spanish offers you entertaining, "real world" texts to help you understand and learn more Spanish vocabulary and phrases. Each chapter features articles that cover a specific topic, such as cuisine, music, sports, film and theater, art, the family, today's lifestyle, or politics and history. Along the way, you will find instruction and exercises to help develop improved reading speed, comprehension, and vocabulary. The articles become gradually more difficult as you proceed through the book to keep you challenged and engaged. Better Reading Spanish is an easy, engaging way to boost your language skills and learn more about the language and its speakers as you go.

Afro-Latin America, 1800-2000
Author : George Reid Andrews
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release :2004-07-15
Total pages :284
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780195152326
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Covering the last two hundred years, this book examines how African-descended people made their way out of slavery and into freedom, and how, once free, they helped build social and political democracy in Latin America.