UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS

From Ikaria to the stars: classical mythification, ancient and modern

Green, Peter

84,06

"I hadn't, till I really started digging, gauged the fierce intensity of the need for myth in the human psyche, of any age, or sensed the variety of motives dictating that need," writes Peter Green in..

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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS | 9780292702301 | 2004 | 323 Pág. | Tela | LIBRO

Dialogic imagination: four essays

35,52

These essays reveal Mikhail Bakhtin (1895-1975)--known in the West largely through his studies of Rabelais and Dostoevsky--as a philosopher of language, a cultural historian, and a major theoretician ..

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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS | 9780292715349 | 0 Pág. | LIBRO

La gran linea: mapping the United States-Mexico boundary, 1849-1857

37,15

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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS | 9780292771116 | LIBRO

Understanding the language of science

21,50

"To my knowledge, there has never [before] been a volume that analyzes, in one place, the actual language of science--those elements of thinking that are acknowledged to be the basis of scientific tho..

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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS | 9780292716186 | LIBRO

The Twentieth-century spanish american novel

Williams, Raymond L.

55,10

Spanish American novels of the Boom period (1962-1967) attracted a world readership to Latin American literature, but Latin American writers had already been engaging in the modernist experiments of t..

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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS | 9780292791619 | 2003 | 266 Pág. | Tela | inglés | LIBRO

The burning plain and other stories

18,06

A major figure in the history of post-Revolutionary literature in Mexico, Juan Rulfo received international acclaim for his brilliant short novel Pedro Páramo (1955) and his collection of short stori..

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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS | 9780292701328 | LIBRO

States of nature : science, agriculture, and environment in the spanish Caribbean, 1760-1940

McCook, Stuart

35,00

The process of nation-building in Latin America transformed the relations between the state, the economy, and nature. Between 1760 and 1940, the economies of most countries in the Spanish Caribbean ca..

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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS | 9780292752573 | 2002 | 201 Pág. | Rústica | inglés | LIBRO

Mesoamerican healers

Huber, B./Sandstrom, A. (Eds.)

37,93

Healing practices in Mesoamerica span a wide range, from traditional folk medicine with roots reaching back into the prehispanic era to westernized biomedicine. These sometimes cooperating, sometimes ..

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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS | 0292734565 | 2001 | 403 Pág. | Rústica | LIBRO

The making of the mexican border (State, capitalism, and society in Nuevo León, 1848-1910)

Mora-Torres, Juan

37,60

The issues that dominate U.S.-Mexico border relations today-integration of economies, policing of boundaries, and the flow of workers from south to north and of capital from north to south-are not rec..

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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS | 9780292752559 | 2001 | 346 Pág. | Rústica | LIBRO

Ritual sacrifice in ancient Peru

Benson, E.P/Cook, A.G. (Eds.)

36,12

Propitiating the supernatural forces that could grant bountiful crops or wipe out whole villages through natural disasters was a sacred duty in ancient Peruvian societies, as in many premodern culture..

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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS | 9780292708945 | 2001 | 211 Pág. | Rústica | LIBRO

Consuming grief (Compassionate canibalism in an amazonian society)

Conklin, Beth A.

23,00

Mourning the death of loved ones and recovering from their loss are universal human experiences, yet the grieving process is as different between cultures as it is among individuals. As late as the 19..

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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS | 9780292712362 | 2001 | 285 Pág. | Rústica | LIBRO

Ritual and pilgrimage in the ancient Andes (The islands of the sun an the moon)

Bauer, Brian

45,01

The Islands of the Sun and the Moon in Bolivia's Lake Titicaca were two of the most sacred locations in the Inca empire. A pan-Andean belief held that they marked the origin place of the Sun and the M..

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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS | 9780292708907 | 2001 | 314 Pág. | Rústica | LIBRO

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