Rub N Blades

Author: Bárbara Cruz
Publisher: Enslow Pub Incorporated
ISBN:
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Rub N Blades. Traces the life of the international salsa singing star from his early life in Panama through his career as a musician and actor and his unsuccessful run for the presidency of his home country.

Latin Music Musicians Genres And Themes 2 Volumes

Author: Ilan Stavans
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313343969
Size: 76.86 MB
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Latin Music Musicians Genres And Themes 2 Volumes . This definitive two-volume encyclopedia of Latin music spans 5 centuries and 25 countries, showcasing musicians from Celia Cruz to Plácido Domingo and describing dozens of rhythms and essential themes. • Covers nearly every conceivable aspect of Latin music across almost 1,000 pages of insightful, authoritative information • Makes clear to readers how diverse and varied "Latin music" is in its integration of influences as unexpected as the Arab world and Russia, and results from European and aboriginal cultures intermingling throughout history • Examines why the United States in general continues to be the epicenter of Latin music and how cities such as New York and Los Angeles influence modern Latin music

Making It In America

Author: Elliott Robert Barkan
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1576070980
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Making It In America. Hopeful immigrants have come to America for four centuries, trying to make a better life for their families. Making It in America: A Sourcebook on Eminent Ethnic Americans relates the stories of 400 first- and second-generation Americans who have uplifted our quality of life. The book celebrates multicultural success throughout U.S. history; the nationally renowned are found right alongside the not-so-famous who improved the lives of those in their own communities.

Historical Dictionary Of Panama

Author: Thomas M. Leonard
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0810878356
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Historical Dictionary Of Panama. This Historical Dictionary of Panama covers Panama’s unique history from the time of its Spanish colonization, through its connection to Colombia in the nineteenth century, and its long period of U.S. presence. Throughout these periods, Panama drew the outside world’s attention as a transit route that first connected the west coasts of Latin America and the United States to Western Europe. Thus, in the long history of the isthmus, its transit route has served to move cargo, people, and culture throughout the world. The rich history of Panama is covered through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the Panama.

The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds Volume 1

Author: David Bruce
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1430314303
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The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds Volume 1. The doing of good deeds is important. As a free person, you can choose to live your life as a good person or as a bad person. To be a good person, do good deeds. To be a bad person, do bad deeds. If you do good deeds, you will become good. If you do bad deeds, you will become bad. To become the person you want to be, act as if you already are that kind of person. Each of us chooses what kind of person we will become. To become a hero, do the things a hero does. To become a coward, do the things a coward does. The opportunity to take action to become the kind of person you want to be is yours. ; ;This book collects 250 stories of good deeds from the arts, from religion, and from life.

Raul Julia

Author: Bárbara Cruz
Publisher: Enslow Pub Incorporated
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Raul Julia. Relates the life and career of the Puerto Rican native who came to the United States where he became an outstanding actor and a prominent humanitarian until his recent death.

Best Books For Children

Author: John Thomas Gillespie
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Bowker-Greenwood
ISBN: 9780313320682
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Best Books For Children. Provides an annotated list of books for children arranged by subject, including literature, biography, the arts, history, geography, business, government, careers, and science.

Gloria Estefan

Author: Doreen Gonzales
Publisher: Enslow Pub Incorporated
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Gloria Estefan. Discusses the life and times of Jose Clemente Orozco, who has been called the most original and powerful mural painter in Mexico despite having been badly injured in an explosion as a teenager.

The Best Of Latino Heritage 1996 2002

Author: Isabel Schon
Publisher:
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The Best Of Latino Heritage 1996 2002. Provides bibliographic information about noteworthy books which provide information on the people, history, art, and culture, as well as the political, social, and economic problems of Latin America, Spain, and the United States.