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Buried Mirror : Reflections on Spain and the New World (92 Edition)

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From the mysterious cave drawings at Altamira to the explosive graffiti on the walls of East Los Angeles, images in Spain and the Americas speak to us of the astonishing richness and vitality of Spanish culture. Now Fuentes, an internationally renowned novelist and diplomat, provides a unique history of the forces that have created this remarkable culture. 157 illustrations.

Synopsis:

As the Los Angeles Times said: "Drawing expertly on five centuries of the cultural history of Europe and the Americas, Fuentes seeks to capture the spirit of the new, vibrant, and enduring civilization [in the New World] that began in Spain." Fuentes's singular success in this remarkable endeavor has made the book a classic in its field. (A Mariner Reissue).

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 366-384) and index.

About the Author

Carlos Fuentes is the author of more than a dozen novels, including Terra Nostra, The Old Gringo, The Crystal Frontier, and The Years with Laura Diaz, as well as numerous literary and political essays. He divides his time between Mexico City and London.

Table of Contents

  1. pt. 1. Thevirgin and the bull
  2. 1.Sun and shadow
  3. 2. Theconquest of Spain
  4. 3. Thereconquest of Spain
  5. 4.1492 : the crucial year
  6. pt. 2. Theconflict of the gods
  7. 5. Therise and fall of the Indian world
  8. 6. Theconquest and reconquest of the New World
  9. pt. 3.children of La Mancha
  10. 7. Theage of empire
  11. 8. Thecentury of gold
  12. 9. Thebaroque culture of the New World
  13. 10. Theage of Goya
  14. 11.Toward independence
  15. pt. 4. Theprice of freedom
  16. 12.Simâon Bolâivar and Josâe De San Martâin
  17. 13. Thetime of tyrants
  18. 14. Theculture of independence
  19. 15.Land and liberty
  20. pt. 5.Unfinished business
  21. 16.Latin America
  22. 17.Contemporary Spain
  23. 18.Hispanic U.S.A.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395924990
Author:
Fuentes, Carlos
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Author:
Carlos Fuent
Author:
es
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Spain
Subject:
History
Subject:
Americas (North Central South West Indies)
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
Europe - Spain & Portugal
Subject:
Latin america
Subject:
Ethnic Studies
Subject:
Spain & Portugal
Subject:
Colonies
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - General
Subject:
Spain Civilization.
Subject:
Latin America Civilization.
Subject:
World History-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
no. 2
Publication Date:
January 1999
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
10 x 7 x 0.75 in 2.06 lb

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As the Los Angeles Times said: "Drawing expertly on five centuries of the cultural history of Europe and the Americas, Fuentes seeks to capture the spirit of the new, vibrant, and enduring civilization [in the New World] that began in Spain." Fuentes's singular success in this remarkable endeavor has made the book a classic in its field. (A Mariner Reissue).
"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. 366-384) and index.
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