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Pages: 343
Authors: Andrew Whittaker
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Thorogood Publishing

Spain is a complex country. Beyond the stereotypes of sangria and bullfighting lies a cultured mosaic of regions, languages and customs. "Speak the Culture: Spain" picks at the surface to uncover the key events, themes and people that have shaped the nation, from green Galicia to dusty Andalucia.From the lingering
Italy
Language: en
Pages: 307
Authors: Andrew Whittaker
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Thorogood Publishing

A fully illustrated primer on Italian culture goes beyond the parameters of travel and phrase books to inform readers on the nation's history, values and character, covering everything from regional identity and famous figures to Italian art and architecture. Original.
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Language: en
Pages: 414
Authors: Juliana Tzvetkova
Categories: Social Science
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Language: en
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The Classical Mexican Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Charles Ramírez Berg
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From the mid-1930s to the late 1950s, Mexican cinema became the most successful Latin American cinema and the leading Spanish-language film industry in the world. Many Cine de Oro (Golden Age cinema) films adhered to the dominant Hollywood model, but a small yet formidable filmmaking faction rejected Hollywood’s paradigm outright.