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Argentina manual de civilizacion - libro+cd audio (Spanish Edition)
By Edelsa
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ean: 9788477116004, isbn: 8477116008,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
Argentin@, manual de civilizacion se compone de ocho modulos que abordan la informacion mas destacable de la realidad y de la identidad argentina. Contenidos de los modulos: Cada modulo incluye textos explicativos, fragmentos de prensa o extractos de datos, partes de canciones o discursos. En cada doble pagina se propone una explotacion pedagogica de los elementos que la componen.Modulo 1: Asi es Argentina: geografia, flora y fauna, y el espanol rioplatense.Modulo 2: Argentina hoy: el crisol de


Extreme Measures: Finding a Better Path to the End of Life
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An ICU and palliative care specialist featured in the Oscar-nominated Netflix documentary Extremis offers a framework for a better way to exit life that will change our medical culture at the deepest level In medical school, no one teaches you how to let a patient die. Jessica Zitter became a doctor because she wanted to be a hero. She elected to specialize in critical care - to become an ICU physician - and imagined herself swooping in to rescue patients from the brink of death. But then


Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
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From Harvard sociologist Matthew Desmond, a landmark work of scholarship and reportage that will forever change the way we look at poverty in America. In this brilliant, heartbreaking book, Matthew Desmond takes us into the poorest neighborhoods of Milwaukee to tell the story of eight families on the edge. Arleen is a single mother trying to raise her two sons on the $20 a month she has left after paying for their rundown apartment. Scott is a gentle nurse consumed by a heroin addiction.


A Century of Wealth in America
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ean: 9781541412446, isbn: 1541412443,

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Understanding wealth in the United States-who has it, how they acquired it, and how they preserve it-is crucial to addressing the economic and political challenges facing the nation. But until now we have had little reliable information. Edward Wolff, one of the world's great experts on the economics of wealth, offers an authoritative account of patterns in the accumulation and distribution of wealth since 1900. A Century of Wealth in America demonstrates that the most remarkable change has


Strangers Drowning: Grappling with Impossible Idealism, Drastic Choices, and the Overpowering Urge to Help
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What does it mean to devote yourself wholly to helping others? In Strangers Drowning, Larissa MacFarquhar seeks out people living lives of extreme ethical commitment and tells their deeply intimate stories: their stubborn integrity and their compromises; their bravery and their recklessness; their joys and defeats and wrenching dilemmas. A couple adopts two children in distress. But then they think: If they can change two lives, why not four? Or 10? They adopt 20. But how do they weigh the


Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life, Second Edition, with an Update a Decade Later
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Class does make a difference in the lives and futures of American children. Drawing on in-depth observations of black and white middle-class, working-class, and poor families, Unequal Childhoods explores this fact, offering a picture of childhood today. Here are the frenetic families managing their children's hectic schedules of ''leisure'' activities; and here are families with plenty of time but little economic security. Lareau shows how middle-class parents, whether black or white, engage in


The Orphaned Adult: Understanding and Coping with Grief and Change After the Death of Our Parents
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Losing our parents when we ourselves are adults is the natural order of things, a rite of passage into true adulthood. But whether or not we have expected the death of our parents after a prolonged illness, were close to or alienated from them, this passage is inevitably harder than we thought it would be. A much needed and knowing discussion of this adult phenomenon, The Orphaned Adult validates the wide array of disorienting emotions that can accompany the death of our parents by sharing


Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life
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An eminent sociologist and best-selling author offers an inspiring blueprint for rebuilding our fractured society.  We are living in a time of deep divisions. Americans are sorting themselves along racial, religious, and cultural lines, leading to a level of polarization that the country hasn't seen since the Civil War. Pundits and politicians are calling for us to come together, to find common purpose. But how, exactly, can this be done?   In Palaces for the People, Eric Klinenberg suggests


Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How It Changed the World
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In 1918, the Italian-Americans of New York, the Yupik of Alaska, and the Persians of Mashed had almost nothing in common except for a virus - one that triggered the worst pandemic of modern times and had a decisive effect on the history of the 20th century. The Spanish flu of 1918-1920 was one of the greatest human disasters of all time. It infected a third of the people on Earth - from the poorest immigrants of New York City to the king of Spain, Franz Kafka, Mahatma Gandhi, and Woodrow


Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble, and Coming of Age in the Bronx
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This New York Times best-seller intimately depicts urban life in a gripping book that slips behind cold statistics and sensationalism to reveal the true sagas lurking behind the headlines of gangsta glamour. In her extraordinary best seller, Adrian Nicole LeBlanc immerses listeners in the intricacies of the ghetto, revealing the true sagas lurking behind the headlines of gangsta glamour, gold-drenched drug dealers, and street-corner society. Focusing on two romances - Jessica's dizzying


Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design
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After decades of unchecked sprawl, more people than ever are moving back to the city. Dense urban living has been prescribed as a panacea for the environmental and resource crises of our time. But is it better or worse for our happiness? Are subways, sidewalks, and tower dwelling improvements on the car dependence of sprawl? Award-winning journalist Charles Montgomery finds answers to such questions at the intersection between urban design and the emerging science of happiness and during an


Under Our Skin: Getting Real About Race - and Getting Free from the Fears and Frustrations That Divide Us
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Can it ever get better? This is the question Benjamin Watson is asking. In a country aflame with the fallout from the racial divide - in which Ferguson, Charleston, and the Confederate flag dominate the national news, daily seeming to rip the wounds open ever wider - is there hope for honest and healing conversation? For finally coming to understand each other on issues that are ultimately about so much more than black and white? An NFL tight end for the New Orleans Saints and a widely read


How to Be Married: What I Learned from Real Women on Five Continents About Surviving My First (Really Hard) Year of Marriage
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Everyone tells you marriage is hard, but no one tells you what to do about it. At age 34 Jo Piazza got her romantic-comedy ending when she met the man of her dreams on a boat in the Galápagos Islands and was engaged three months later. But before long Jo found herself riddled with questions. How do you make a marriage work in a world where you no longer need to be married? How does an independent, strong-willed feminist become someone's partner - all the time? In the tradition of writers


Small Animals: Parenthood in the Age of Fear
By Macmillan Audio
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This program includes a bonus interview with the author.  One morning, Kim Brooks made a split-second decision to leave her four-year old son in the car while she ran into a store. What happened would consume the next several years of her life and spur her to investigate the broader role America's culture of fear plays in parenthood. In Small Animals, Brooks asks: Of all the emotions inherent in parenting, is there any more universal or profound than fear? Why have our notions of what it means


So You Want to Talk About Race
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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A current, constructive, and actionable exploration of today's racial landscape, offering straightforward clarity that listeners of all races need to contribute to the dismantling of the racial divide In So You Want to Talk About Race, editor-at-large of the Establishment Ijeoma Oluo offers a contemporary, accessible take on the racial landscape in America, addressing head-on such issues as privilege, police brutality, intersectionality, micro-aggressions, the Black Lives Matter movement, and


Chokehold: Policing Black Men
By Unknown
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Cops, politicians, and ordinary people are afraid of black men. The result is the Chokehold: laws and practices that treat every African American man like a thug. In this explosive new book, an African American former federal prosecutor shows that the system is working exactly the way it's supposed to. Black men are always under watch, and police violence is widespread - all with the support of judges and politicians. In his no-holds-barred style, Butler, whose scholarship has been featured


The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters
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A transformative exploration of the power, purpose, and benefits of gatherings in our lives: at work, at school, at home, and beyond. Every day, we find ourselves in gatherings, Priya Parker says in The Art of Gathering. If we can understand what makes these gatherings effective and memorable, then we can reframe and redirect them to benefit everyone, host and guest alike. Parker defines a gathering as three or more people who come together for a specific purpose. When we understand why we


How to Be Less Stupid About Race: On Racism, White Supremacy, and the Racial Divide
By Random House Audio
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A unique and irreverent take on everything that's wrong with our ''national conversation about race'' - and how to think differently. How to Be Less Stupid About Race addresses the half-truths and misconceptions that have corrupted the way race is represented in the classroom, in pop culture, in media, and in politics.  Centuries after this nation was founded on genocide and slavery, some Americans are kinda-sorta-maybe waking up to the reality that our racial politics are (still) garbage. But


The Slave Ship: A Human History
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For more than three centuries, slave ships carried millions of people from the coasts of Africa across the Atlantic to the New World. Much is known of the slave trade and the American plantation complex, but little of the ships that made it all possible. In The Slave Ship, award-winning historian Marcus Rediker draws on 30 years of research in maritime archives to create an unprecedented history of these vessels and the human drama acted out on their rolling decks. He reconstructs in chilling


The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives
By Brilliance Audio
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In January 2017, Donald Trump signed an executive order stopping entry to the United States from seven predominantly Muslim countries and dramatically cutting the number of refugees allowed to resettle in the United States each year. The American people spoke up, with protests, marches, donations, and lawsuits that quickly overturned the order. But the refugee caps remained. In The Displaced, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Viet Thanh Nguyen, himself a refugee, brings together a host of



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