Download E-books Historia antigua de Roma. Libros I-III (Biblioteca Clásica Gredos) (Spanish Edition) PDF

By Dionisio de Halicarnaso, Elvira Jiménez, Ester Sánchez, Domingo Plácido, Carlos García Gual

A Dionisio le interesaba subrayar los orígenes griegos de Roma –que según él no period una ciudad etrusca–, y los angeles importancia de los angeles virtud y l. a. piedad tradicionales en l. a. gestación de su hegemonía.
Dionisio de Halicarnaso nació hacia 60 o fifty five a.C. en esta ciudad de los angeles costa de Asia Menor, pero su interés por l. a. oratoria le llevó a trasladarse, en 30 a.C., a Roma, donde se dedicó a su enseñanza. Compaginó los angeles hard work pedagógica y l. a. composición de su obra capital: Historia antigua de Roma, o Antigüedades romanas (Romaike archaiologia), en veinte libros. los angeles Historia pretende ser una historia common de Roma, de las que proliferaron en el periodo helenístico. Abarca desde antes de l. a. fundación de Roma (752 a.C.) hasta el inicio de los angeles Primera Guerra Púnica (264 a.C.); hoy conservamos poco más de l. a. mitad de l. a. obra, y sólo podemos leer de manera continuada hasta el 440 a.C. (fecha del fin del Decenvirato, donde finaliza el libro XI). El resto –del libro XII al XX– nos ha llegado de modo fragmentario y en resúmenes.
Uno de los principales objetivos de Dionisio period didáctico: mostrar a sus compatriotas griegos el carácter de l. a. fundación de Roma, y las razones de su expansión y desarrollo vertiginosos. También le interesaba subrayar los orígenes griegos de Roma –que según él no period una ciudad etrusca–, y l. a. importancia de l. a. virtud y los angeles piedad tradicionales en los angeles gestación de su hegemonía.

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Download E-books The History of Chile (Palgrave Essential Histories Series) PDF

Within Chile is the driest wasteland on the planet, the top mountain variety within the hemisphere, temperate rainforests, and a bit of Antarctica. In a lot of these parts Chileans have created distinctive groups and, jointly, a colourful kingdom. Chile's historical past mirrors its geographic sort. From its pre-colonial interval, to its days as a Spanish colony, via its many self sufficient governments, Chile has lengthy been a land of crises and controversy. starting with a survey of the land, humans, and present executive of Chile, the booklet strains the chronological tale of the rustic. Ten chapters persist with the main points of Chilean historical past from the indigenous peoples to the democratic transition after the Pinochet dictatorship. this can be the right start line for college kids and tourists attracted to the historical past and other people of Chile.

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Download E-books Amazons, Wives, Nuns, and Witches: Women and the Catholic Church in Colonial Brazil, 1500-1822 (Louann Atkins Temple Women & Culture) PDF

By Carole A. Myscofski

The Roman Catholic church performed a dominant position in colonial Brazil, in order that women’s lives within the colony have been formed and limited through the Church’s beliefs for natural ladies, in addition to by means of parallel ideas within the Iberian honor code for ladies. files left through Jesuit missionaries, Roman Catholic church officers, and Portuguese Inquisitors clarify that women’s day-by-day lives and their possibilities for marriage, schooling, and spiritual perform have been sharply circumscribed in the course of the colonial interval. but those comparable records additionally supply evocative glimpses of the non secular ideals and practices that have been particularly loved or independently constructed through girls for his or her personal use, constituting a separate global for other halves, moms, concubines, nuns, and witches.

Drawing on wide unique examine in fundamental manuscript and revealed resources from Brazilian libraries and documents, in addition to secondary Brazilian old works, Carole Myscofski proposes to jot down Brazilian girls again into heritage, to appreciate how they lived their lives in the society created via the Portuguese imperial govt and Luso-Catholic ecclesiastical associations. Myscofski deals unique explorations of the Catholic colonial perspectives of the suitable girl, the styles in women’s schooling, the non secular perspectives on marriage and sexuality, the historical past of women’s convents and retreat homes, and the advance of magical practices between ladies in that period. one of many few wide-ranging histories of ladies in colonial Latin the US, this booklet makes an important contribution to our wisdom of the early glossy Atlantic World.

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Download E-books Colonial Spanish America: A Documentary History PDF

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Colonial Spanish the US: A Documentary History is a publication of readings approximately people—people from various worlds who got here jointly to shape a society by accident and through layout within the years after 1492. The e-book is intended to counterpoint, now not repeat, the paintings of latest texts in this interval, and its specialise in humans makes it stand proud of different books that experience focused on the political and monetary elements of the culture.

This textual content offers a close examine the cultural improvement of colonial Latin the United States utilizing readings, files, ancient research, and visible fabrics, together with images, drawings, and work. The publication makes attention-grabbing and intriguing use of the illustrations and records, which convey social adjustments, confusing advancements, and the event of dwelling within the colonial society.

Religion and society are the imperative issues of Colonial Spanish the US. faith turns into the nexus for a lot of what has been handled as political, social, fiscal, and cultural historical past in this interval. Society is simply as inclusive, permitting the reader to fulfill various individuals-not faceless social teams. whereas a few ordinary faces and voices are included-namely these of Spanish conquerors, chroniclers, and missionaries-other, much less known issues of view supplement and complicate the better-known narratives of this historical past. In treating Iberia and the United States, ahead of in addition to after their assembly, obvious contradictions come to be possibilities for knowing; diverse views develop into activates for wider dialogue. different subject matters comprise exploration; army and religious conquest; and the formation, consolidation, reform, and cave in of colonial associations of presidency and the Church, and the accompanying adjustments within the economic climate and labor.

Colonial Spanish the US: A Documentary History is a superb device for Latin American background survey classes.

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Download E-books Colombian Women: The Struggle Out of Silence PDF

By Elena Garcés

From her own diary as an eleven-year-old in a Catholic girl's college, within which she chastises herself for the sin of donning a showering swimsuit, via erudite research of the patriarchal buildings on which so much international groups stand, Elena Garcés examines tradition, background, economics, legislations, and faith as they follow to her local Colombia. In so doing, she promotes principles which demolish the "forced enclosure" of ladies in that society. Eighteen Colombian ladies, chosen at random from many areas and ethnicities, and from up and down the socioeconomic ladder, inform existence tales nearly universally tragic, whatever the wealth, schooling, age, or prestige derived from positions held through their husbands. Their stories, specifically the ways that relations and associations are used opposed to them, illustrate the feminist theories round which Garcés shapes her arguments. This booklet might be excellent for undergraduate scholars of Women's stories, Latin American stories, faith, and Sociology. it is going to additionally entice students drawn to the welfare and improvement of ladies.

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Download E-books Economic Aspects of Spanish Imperialism in America, 1492-1810 PDF

By John Fisher

This ebook examines monetary relatives among Spain and Spanish the USA within the colonial interval, and their implications for the commercial buildings of either events from the start of Spanish imperialism till the outbreak of the Spanish-American revolutions for Independence. initially released in Spanish in 1992, the textual content has been totally revised for this primary English edition.

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Download E-books A History of Chile, 1808-2002 (Cambridge Latin American Studies) PDF

By Simon Collier

Supplying an summary of Chilean background for the final reader in addition to the expert, this article employs basic and secondary fabrics to research the nation's political, monetary, and social evolution from independence to 2002. not like different works, the quantity examines intensive the newest occasions of Chile's historical past: the diversification of its economic climate, unfold of democratic associations, development of public wellbeing and fitness, and emergence of a wealthy highbrow tradition. First variation Hb (1996): 0-521-56075-6 First variation Pb (1996): 0-521-56827-7

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Download E-books Strangers on Familiar Soil: Rediscovering the Chile-California Connection (Yale Agrarian Studies Series) PDF

By Edward Dallam Melillo

A wide-ranging exploration of the varied ancient connections among Chile and California

This groundbreaking background explores the numerous unrecognized, enduring linkages among the kingdom of California and the rustic of Chile. The publication starts off in 1786, whilst a French day trip introduced the potato from Chile to California, and it concludes with Chilean president Michelle Bachelet’s diplomatic stopover at to the Golden country in 2008. throughout the intervening centuries, new vegetation, meals, fertilizers, mining applied sciences, employees, and ideas from Chile greatly altered California's improvement. In flip, Californian structures of servitude, unique species, academic courses, and capitalist improvement recommendations dramatically formed Chilean history.
 
Edward Dallam Melillo develops a brand new set of old perspectives—tracing eastward-moving traits in U.S. heritage, uncovering South American affects on North America’s improvement, and reframing the Western Hemisphere from a Pacific vantage aspect. His cutting edge process yields transnational insights and recovers long-forgotten connections among the peoples and ecosystems of Chile and California.

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Download E-books Lonely Planet Bolivia (Country Travel Guide) PDF

By Anja Mutic

Not anyone is familiar with Bolivia like Lonely Planet, and our seventh version is helping you discover the secrets and techniques of this rugged Andean kingdom. Lose your self between blinding-white salt apartments, creep during the jungle looking natural world, store in a bustling indigenous marketplace and discover beautiful colonial towns. event awaits - allow us to take you there.

Lonely Planet publications are written by means of specialists who get to the center of each vacation spot they stopover at. This totally up to date version is full of exact, sensible and sincere suggestion, designed to offer you the data you must utilize your trip.

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Download E-books Conservative Parties, the Right, and Democracy in Latin America PDF

Under what stipulations do political associations improve which are in a position to selling fiscal and social elites' lodging to democracy? the significance of this question for examine on regime switch and democracy in Latin the US lies in confirmed political proof: alliances among upper-class teams and the military have traditionally been an immense reason behind army intervention within the zone, and international locations with electorally possible nationwide conservative events have skilled considerably longer classes of democratic governance because the Twenties and Thirties than have international locations with susceptible conservative parties.

The members to this e-book research the connection among the suitable and democracy in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Peru, and Venezuela throughout the Nineteen Eighties and Nineteen Nineties. The authors concentration relatively at the demanding situations that democratization may possibly pose to upper-class teams; the political function of conservative events and their electoral functionality in the course of those an important many years; and the relationships between conservative occasion power or weak spot, various modes of elite curiosity illustration, and fiscal and social elites' help for political democracy. the quantity incorporates a statistical appendix with info on conservative events' electoral functionality in nationwide elections in the course of the Nineteen Eighties and Nineties in those seven countries.

Contributors: Atilio A. Borón, Universidad de Buenos Aires • Catherine M. Conaghan, Queen's collage • Michael Coppedge, collage of Notre Dame • John C. Dugas, Kalamazoo university • Manuel Antonio Garretón, Universidad de Chile • Scott Mainwaring, college of Notre Dame • Rachel Meneguello, Universidade de Campinas • Kevin J. Middlebrook, college of California, San Diego • Timothy J. strength, Florida foreign collage • Elisabeth J. wooden, ny University.

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