Übersee 3 - Summertime Editors: S. Ehmann, R. Klanten, M. Mischler, H. Hellige Release Date: July 2003 Format: 24 x 30 cm Features: 144 Pages, full colour, softcover Language: English ISBN: 978-3-89955-001-6 With sunshine in their hearts, our Übersee specialists have sought out a number of seasonal entries, absurdities in anything from pastel to technicolour, which both depict and subvert the lazy, crazy days of summer. As different from each other as the works collected in this issue of Übersee might seem at first glance, all of […]
Paperback: 400 pages Publisher: Konemann (1 Jan 2005) Language English This series depicts worldwide events of the twentieth century in a novel way. Fascinating black-and-white photographs from the Getty Images collection put images of the power of an event or the zaniness of new trends right before the viewersa?? eyes. The force of wars and political conflicts is just as important a theme in these comprehensive volumes as world-shaking innovations in science and technology. These are accompanied by portraits of […]
Paperback: 400 pages Publisher: Konemann (December 1998) Language: English Decades of the 20th Century. Photographs from the Getty collection. Fascinating photographs put images of the power of an event or the zaniness of new trends right before the viewers’ eyes. The force of war and political conflict is just as important a theme as world-shaking innovations in science and technology. These are accompanied by portraits of great personalities in art, politics, and society.
Sección: historia » méxico Formato: RUSTICO Año: 1996 No. de páginas: 896 Idioma: ESPAÑOL País: MEXICO La conquista de México el relato que hace Hugh Thomas del derrumbamiento del gran imperio mexicano de Moctezuma como resultado de la ofensiva de los conquistadores de cortés, se ha convertido ya en el libro de referencia para el que quiera conocer este periodo. Una vez más, el prestigioso hispanista no se limita a analizar los hechos, sino que plantea numerosas cuestiones morales y políticas […]
Febrero 2002 Tusquets ISBN: 970-6990-50-X 556 pág. Según Enrique Krauze, la historia política de México ha sido siempre, en gran medida, una proyección de la biografía de sus gobernantes. Siguiendo el hilo de sus anteriores libros, con La presidencia imperial traza, mediante el penetrante retrato psicológico de nueve presidentes mexicanos (desde Manuel Ávila Camacho hasta Carlos Salinas de Gortari), todos ellos pertenecientes al partido único, el Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI), unaudaz panorama de la historia de México desde 1940 hasta nuestros días. En México, donde este […]
The Art of Rebellion 2 features an up to the minute international survey of street art, spotlighting dozens of new and unknown protagonists alongside many well known and respected artists who have been at it for years. Since the publication of the first volume, there has been a surge in street art activity and a growing awareness of the art form in the public eye; this volume takes the reader on a lush visual journey through that artistic explosion and […]
Paperback: 240 pages Publisher: Blue Snake Books; annotated edition edition (February 5, 2004) Language: English A must-read for anyone interested in taijiquan, or intrigued with ancient Chinese wisdom. A wonderful exploration of the T’ai Chi Ch’uan Classics, it has a wealth of detail and new discoveries about taiji history. Chen Weiming’s comments to the Taijiquan Classics are incredibly valuable and the additional notes of the author gave me a whole new perspective. Barbara Davis, the author and translator, has done […]
Paperback: 500 pages Publisher: Dalkey Archive Pr (January 17, 2008) Language: English “Kibirov has a special talent for balancing between the optimistic, straightforward, and simple Soviet ‘romanticism’, literary romanticism and an individual human existence lost and devaluated.” –Marina Grishakova, Timur Kibirov’s Poetry in the Official Culture[Elena Shvarts] is a prolific, compelling poet who mixes the skepticism of post-modern sensibilities with the haunted primitivism of ancient Slavic folk belief.” –poetrymagazines.org.uk “[Sergey Gandlevsky] is a poet of hard-won clarities, of classical formal concision […]
Hardcover: 800 pages Publisher: Feierabend Verlag, Ohg; Bilingual edition (October 2003) Language: Multilingual Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 5.2 x 2.5 inches Antoni Gaudí (Catalonia, 1852–Barcelona, 1926) became an architect in 1878. His work is concentrated in Barcelona and led to the creation of its most notable landmarks. Gaudí was a pioneer in his field, using color, texture, and forms never before imagined. His works, particularly those built for the Güell family (e.g. the Park Güell), stand as testimony to his […]
Paperback: 272 pages Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA; First Revised Paper Edition edition (August 22, 2002) Language: English Among the indigenous American populations, the Aztec and Maya surely comprise two of the most colorful and controversial cultures. Bierhorst provides an in-depth and scholarly treatment of the mythology of these groups. Beginning with a discussion of what constitutes mythology, he defines myth types, motifs, and gives ethnographic information on the 30 or so tribes inhabiting the area from northern Mexico to […]
Paperback: 304 pages Publisher: Harper Perennial (March 1, 2000) Language: English A new kind of capitalism is raging around the globe–and its economic and social consequences could be crippling. In Turbo-Capitalism, Edward Luttwak, a noted international strategist and consultant, warns that the free market has gone amok. He predicts possible massive increases in poverty, crime, and unemployment, especially in the Third World, which lacks the political and legal systems of the U.S. Unlike the benign, carefully controlled capitalism that ruled from […]
Editorial: EDITORIAL PLANETA MEXICANA Edición: 2ª Formato: RUSTICO Año: 2003 No. de páginas: 912 Idioma: ESPAÑOL País: ESPAÑA ÉSTA CRÓNICA DE LA ÉPOCA DE LA SEGUNDA REPÚBLICA ES LA NOVELA ESPAÑOLA MÁS LEÍDA DEL SIGLO XX. JOSÉ MARÍA GIRONELLA RELATA LA VIDA DE UNA FAMILIA DE CLASE MEDIA, LOS ALVEAR, Y A PARTIR DE AQUÍ VA PROFUNDIZANDO EN TODOS LOS ASPECTOS DE LA VIDA CIUDADANA Y DE LAS DIVERSAS CAPAS SOCIALES.
Paperback: 208 pages Publisher: Back Bay Books; First Edition edition (April 30, 1985) Language: English Published in 1984, this contains five of the author’s early stories written between 1958 and 1964 along with an introduction. All five of the pieces … have unusual narrative vigor and inventiveness. Each establishes its own special mood … and each contains its moments of Pynchonesque comedy.
Paperback: 400 pages Publisher: Penguin Classics (September 1, 1997) Language: English A spaced-out story of Zoyd Wheeler’s passion for Frenesi Gates finding fulfilment in his love for their daughter, Prairie. It has been described as “a meditation on myth-making – historical, personal, cinematic and televised”. By the author of “V”, “The Crying of Lot 49″ and “Gravity’s Rainbow”. –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. Thomas Pynchon is the author of V., The Crying […]