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Spain In Our Hearts

Author : Adam Hochschild
ISBN : 9780547974538
Genre : History
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From the acclaimed, best-selling author Adam Hochschild, a sweeping history of the Spanish Civil War, told through a dozen characters, including Ernest Hemingway and George Orwell: a tale of idealism, heartbreaking suffering, and a noble cause that failed For three crucial years in the 1930s, the Spanish Civil War dominated headlines in America and around the world, as volunteers flooded to Spain to help its democratic government fight off a fascist uprising led by Francisco Franco and aided by Hitler and Mussolini. Today we're accustomed to remembering the war through Hemingway’s For Whom the Bell Tolls and Robert Capa’s photographs. But Adam Hochschild has discovered some less familiar yet far more compelling characters who reveal the full tragedy and importance of the war: a fiery nineteen-year-old Kentucky woman who went to wartime Spain on her honeymoon, a Swarthmore College senior who was the first American casualty in the battle for Madrid, a pair of fiercely partisan, rivalrous New York Times reporters who covered the war from opposites sides, and a swashbuckling Texas oilman with Nazi sympathies who sold Franco almost all his oil — at reduced prices, and on credit. It was in many ways the opening battle of World War II, and we still have much to learn from it. Spain in Our Hearts is Adam Hochschild at his very best.
Category: History

Espa A En El Coraz N

Author : Pablo Neruda
ISBN : 081121642X
Genre : Poetry
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Presents in Spanish and English translation the impassioned poems that the future Nobel prize-winner wrote while serving as Chilean consul in the Spanish Republic during the Spanish Civil War in the late 1930s.
Category: Poetry

Spain In Our Hearts

Author : Instaread
ISBN : 9781683783329
Genre : History
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The Passionate War

Author : Peter Wyden
ISBN : 067125331X
Genre : History
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Oral reports, records, diaries, histories, autobiographies, and letters contribute to a narrative reconstruction of the chronology, politics, military strategies, and legacies of the Spanish Civil War
Category: History

Old Spain In Our Southwest

Author : Nina Otero-Warren
ISBN : 9781611392326
Genre : History
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Nina Otero-Warren’s book, Old Spain in Our Southwest (1936), recorded her memories of the family hacienda in Las Lunas, New Mexico.
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Through Spain To The Sahara

Author : Matilda Betham-Edwards
ISBN : 9781108020688
Genre : History
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From Madrid to the mosques and malaria of North Africa, Betham-Edwards introduces readers to relics, edifices and exotic landscapes.
Category: History

The Captain S Verses Love Poems

Author : Pablo Neruda
ISBN : 9780811221474
Genre : Poetry
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The Nobel Prize winner's classic collection of love poems Pablo Neruda, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, finished writing The Captain's Verses in 1952 while in exile on the island of Capri—the paradisal setting for the blockbuster film Il Postino (The Postman). Surrounded by sea, sun, and Capri's natural splendors, Neruda addressed these poems to his lover Matilde Urrutia before they were married, but didn't publish them publicly until 1963. This complete, bilingual collection has become a classic for love-struck readers around the world—passionately sensuous, and exploding with all the erotic energy of a new love.
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The Roman Spring Of Mrs Stone New Directions Bibelot

Author : Tennessee Williams
ISBN : 9780811220460
Genre : Drama
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Tennessee Williams's first novel The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone is vintage Tennessee Williams. Published in 1950, his first novel was acclaimed by Gore Vidal as "splendidly written, precise, short, complete, and fine." It is the story of a wealthy, fiftyish American widow recently a famous stage beauty, but now "drifting." The novel opens soon after her husband's death and her retirement from the theatre, as Mrs. Stone tries to adjust to her aimless new life in Rome. She is adjusting, too, to aging. ("The knowledge that her beauty was lost had come upon her recently and it was still occasionally forgotten.") With poignant wit and his own particular brand of relish, Williams charts her drift into an affair with a cruel young gigolo: "As compelling, as fascinating, and as technically skillful as his play" (Publishers Weekly).
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The Parliamentary Debates

Author : Great Britain. Parliament
ISBN : OSU:32435072655038
Genre : Great Britain
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No Pasar N

Author : Stephen Hart
ISBN : 0729302865
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The six essays collected in this volume are a selection from a number of papers which were given at a one-day colloquium on 'Art, Literature and the Spanish Civil War' which was held in Westfield College on 18 July 1986, precisely fifty years to the day after Franco's military coup in the Canary Islands, which was destined to have such a decisive effect on the course of Spanish history. Though this date subsequently became a Francoist celebration - the so-called 'Dia del Alzamiento' (Day of the Uprising) - the papers collected here do not demonstrate a Francoist bias. The overall approach is intertextual and interdisciplinary, thereby stressing the international nature of the artistic response to the war. For the benefit of the English reader, all foreign quotations are followed by an English translation.
Category: Literary Criticism

Everything And Nothing

Author : Jorge Luis Borges
ISBN : 0811214001
Genre : Literary Collections
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"Some of the most witty, uncannily original short fiction in Western Literature." The New Yorker"
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We Saw Spain Die

Author : Paul Preston
ISBN : 9781780337425
Genre : History
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The war in Spain and those who wrote at first hand of its horrors. From 1936 to 1939 the eyes of the world were fixed on the devastating Spanish conflict that drew both professional war correspondents and great writers. Ernest Hemingway, John Dos Passos, Josephine Herbst, Martha Gellhorn, W. H. Auden, Stephen Spender, Kim Philby, George Orwell, Arthur Koestler, Cyril Connolly, André Malraux, Antoine de Saint Exupéry and others wrote eloquently about the horrors they saw at first hand. Together with many great and now largely forgotten journalists, they put their lives on the line, discarding professionally dispassionate approaches and keenly espousing the cause of the partisans. Facing censorship, they fought to expose the complacency with which the decision-makers of the West were appeasing Hitler and Mussolini. Many campaigned for the lifting of non-intervention, revealing the extent to which the Spanish Republic had been betrayed. Peter Preston's exhilarating account illuminates the moment when war correspondence came of age.
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Martyrs In Paradise

Author : Peter L. Wong
ISBN : 9781449008826
Genre : Fiction
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The quiet moments of global terrorism are over. They were silently on the move and highly motivated against the USA, first and foremost. To the radical extremist fascists international terrorists network, the USA was the easiest to infiltrate amongst the worlds super powers. Their ultimate target was the entertainment capital of the world, the city of sin and pleasure for the western free world. Assisted by human traffickers and smugglers, this time, thei suicidal martyr is a Woman of Mass Destruction (WMD). Westernized and American educated, desired by almost every man, a woman well adorned as well as scorned, the self appointed terrorist, the self declared jihadist, the self-anointed martyr is now ready to make her move. It all began in an island archipelago in the Pacific, where three young men who started out as childhood friends were separated by fate. One became the most wanted notorious non Christian rebel leader in that region, another became a hardened military combat zone officer and the third became an American. Noor was a casualty turned weapon against the Infidels. Her mission before she perishes was to inflict as much damage and pain to portions of the society that caused her miseries. To make their statement that the war against terrorism is not over, and will not be over, and will not be won by the Infidels. Noor was the networks ultimate weapon against the USA as the start of reviving the plan to totally disabling the US Mainland was initiated. She has been very well prepared for a self declared war compounded by ideological pressures from her own kind covering under the protection of religion. Learning is not compulsory. Neither is survival. W. Edwards Deming (1900-1993)
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Parliamentary Debates

Author : Thomas C. Hansard
ISBN : BSB:BSB10279576
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Speaking From Our Hearts 2

Author : Paul D. Lowe
ISBN : 9781782226697
Genre : Self-Help
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We all deserve a life of peace, love and happiness – a life of fulfilment What if that life was already within touching distance and we just needed to become aware of who we truly are? What if we became aware that the beliefs that we’ve held for so long, were nothing more than temporary stepping stones along our path? What if we embark upon a journey of transformation; one that starts by questioning the labels we have collected since our early childhood years? Paul Lowe and nine other heart-centred global co-authors share their life-enhancing insights from a place of caring, understanding and wanting to serve others Amongst a multitude of truly inspirational messages and stories from the co-authors, is Paul’s ‘Three Pillars Of Life Model’ based on… Purpose | Prosperity | Philanthropy
Category: Self-Help