Download Calepino de Motul: Diccionario Maya-Español by Ramón Arzápalo Marín PDF

By Ramón Arzápalo Marín

A fray Antonio de Ciudad genuine se atribuye esta rica y vasta información rescatada al iniciarse l. a. colonización de Yucatán. Su alta calidad humanista, aunada a sus franciscanas virtudes, fueron determinantes para hacernos herederos de este worthwhile cúmulo de conocimientos sobre el universo maya.
Las diversas entradas léxicas, los abundantes vocablos, así como las frases coloquiales, formales, elegantes y frecuentemente permeadas por l. a. mentalidad moralizadora del misionero nos proporcionan una amplia visión del maya como ente biológico y cultural.
Con ayuda de las ilimitadas posibilidades de los angeles tecnología moderna se ha logrado conjuntar aquí, en forma sistemática y armoniosa, el momento histórico de dos lenguas y dos cosmovisiones diferentes. Es así que este trabajo busca no sólo abrir las puertas a diversos temas de estudio, sino también contribuir a una mejor comprensión de ese pasado que repercute en el presente y condiciona ineludiblemente nuestro futuro.

Show description

Download The New Dealers' war: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the war by Thomas Fleming PDF

By Thomas Fleming

Acclaimed historian Thomas Fleming brings to lifestyles the incorrect and afflicted FDR who struggled to control WWII. beginning with the leak to the clicking of Roosevelt's well-known Rainbow Plan, then spiraling again to FDR's inept prewar international relations with Japan, and his a number of makes an attempt to trap Japan into an assault at the U.S. Fleet within the Pacific, Fleming takes the reader contained in the quite fractious struggles and debates that went on in Washington, the kingdom, and the area because the New buyers, led by way of FDR, strove to impose their will at the behavior of the warfare. not like the known but idealized FDR of Doris Kearns Goodwin's No traditional Time, the reader encounters a Roosevelt in remorseless decline, battered by means of ideological forces and primitive hatreds which he couldn't handle-and usually didn't understand-some of them resulting in incredible disaster. between FDR's such a lot dismaying regulations, Fleming argues, have been an insistence on "unconditional give up" for Germany (a coverage that maybe lengthy the conflict via as many as years, leaving hundreds of thousands extra useless) and his usually uncritical include of and acquiescence to Stalin and the Soviets as an ally.For many americans, Franklin Delano Roosevelt is a liked, heroic, virtually mythic determine, if now not for the "big executive" that was once spawned below his New Deal, then definitely for his management in the course of the battle. the hot buyers' conflict paints a really diversified portrait of this management. it's bound to spark debate.

Show description

Download American Indian Constitutional Reform and the Rebuilding of by Eric D. Lemont PDF

By Eric D. Lemont

Seeing that 1975, whilst the U.S. govt followed a coverage of self-determination for American Indian international locations, plenty of the 562 federally famous international locations have seized the chance to manipulate themselves and make sure their very own fiscal, political, and cultural futures. As a primary and the most important step during this approach, many countries are revising constitutions initially built by means of the U.S. govt to create governmental constructions extra attuned to local people's special cultural and political values. those new constitutions and the governing associations they bring are fostering better governmental balance and responsibility, expanding citizen aid of presidency, and supplying a less attackable starting place for financial and political improvement. This e-book brings jointly for the 1st time the writings of tribal reform leaders, teachers, and felony practitioners to provide a entire evaluation of yankee Indian countries' constitutional reform approaches and the rebuilding of local international locations. The e-book is prepared in 3 sections. the 1st half investigates the ancient, cultural, monetary, and political motivations in the back of American Indian international locations' fresh reform efforts. the second one half examines the main major parts of reform, together with standards for tribal membership/citizenship and the reform of governmental associations. The ebook concludes with a dialogue of the way American Indian international locations are navigating the method of reform, together with overcoming the politics of reform, maximizing citizen participation, and constructing non permanent and long term courses of civic schooling.

Show description

Download The Dirty War on Syria by Tim Anderson PDF

By Tim Anderson

The soiled struggle on Syria has depended on a degree of mass disinformation now not obvious in residing reminiscence. In looking regime swap the large powers sought to conceal their hand, utilizing proxy armies of Islamists , demonising the Syrian govt and continually accusing it of atrocities. during this approach Syrian President Bashar al Assad, a mild-mannered eye surgeon, grew to become the hot evil on the earth. the preferred myths of this soiled struggle that it's a civil battle , a well-liked rebel or a sectarian clash disguise a murderous spree of regime swap around the area. The assault on Syria used to be an important outcome of Washington s ambition, acknowledged brazenly in 2006, to create a brand new center East . After the destruction of Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya, Syria was once subsequent in line. 5 years into this struggle the proof is kind of transparent and needs to be set out intimately. The bad massacres have been usually devoted by way of the western subsidized jihadists, then blamed at the Syrian military. The western media and lots of western NGOs parroted the legitimate line. Their assets have been nearly continually these allied to the jihadists . opposite to the parable that the large powers now have their very own struggle on terror , those self same powers have sponsored each anti-government armed team in Syria, terrorists in the other context, including millions of jihadis from dozens of nations. but in Syria this soiled battle has faced a disciplined nationwide military which failed to fall apart alongside sectarian strains. regardless of negative destruction and death, Syria has survived, deepening its alliance with Russia, Iran, the Lebanese Resistance, the secular Palestinians and, extra lately, with Iraq. The tide has grew to become opposed to Washington, and that might have implications past Syria. As western peoples we've been fairly deceived through this soiled struggle, reverting to our worst traditions of intervention, racial prejudice and bad mirrored image on our personal histories. This publication attempts to inform its tale whereas rescuing a number of the higher western traditions: using cause, moral precept and the hunt for autonomous proof.

Show description

Download American Proverbs About Women: A Reference Guide by Lois Kerschen PDF

By Lois Kerschen

Proverbs supposedly comprise the knowledge of the typical folk?€”eternal truths to be handed down during the a long time. they're brief, frequently funny, expressions that train classes or provide useful suggestion, and they're might be the easiest signs of attitudes and ideology of any kind of folklore. not just reflecting tradition, proverbs additionally perpetuate the cultural dictates of the prior, together with the fears, prejudices, and misconceptions in their predominately male authors. simply because they're generalizations, proverbs occasionally hamper exact commentary and research and stifle unique idea. Like many different traditions and cultural practices, proverbs frequently advertise deceptive stereotypes of girls. This reference ebook collects greater than 800 American proverbs approximately girls and analyzes their significance.The quantity starts off with introductory chapters that discover the connection among proverbs and tradition and clone of girls provided in proverbs. The chapters that stick to are dedicated to specific different types, akin to other halves and 6~rriage, moms and daughters, girls as estate, and previous girls and grandmothers. every one bankruptcy encompasses a short introductory evaluation and a list of proverbs in terms of the subject. The proverbs have been accrued via an intensive assessment of magazine articles, proverb dictionaries, and different literature. as well as actual proverbs, the amount comprises a few words, sayings, and proverbial comparisons. no longer incorporated are expressions that comprise phrases like mom or daughter yet don't fairly describe ladies or remark approximately them. The ebook then provides a concluding research of the way American proverbs painting girls, an alphabetical index of proverbs, and an in depth bibliography.

Show description