New PDF release: 100 Hispanics You Should Know

By Ivan A. Castro

ISBN-10: 1591583276

ISBN-13: 9781591583271

Meet a hundred Hispanics from around the globe and all through historical past who've lived extraordinary lives. This consultant covers popular celebrities, resembling actress Rita Moreno, activist César Chavéz, and musician Pablo Casals in addition to extra vague contributors, corresponding to Ellen Ochoa (inventor and primary Hispanic lady astronaut), Agustin Lara (a well known Mexican composer), and Jose Capablanca (one of the best chess avid gamers of all times). a lot of those contributors have made major contributions to technology, literature, politics, and different fields of human endeavour. a few extra infamous, yet both interesting characters are incorporated to boot. short biographical sketches are observed by means of bibliographies of assets, the place readers can locate additional information. Grades 6-12.

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Important Contributions Be´cquer fused popular Spanish literary currents with Germanic influences, creating a new, Romantic style. His poems, full of fantasy, love, loneliness, and disillusionment, remain popular among young lovers. Career Path Gustavo Adolfo Domı´ nguez Bastida was born into a well-to-do Andalusian family of painters. His father, uncle, and brother were all artists. He would later drop the family name and adopt that of his Flemish ancestors, Becker—Be´cquer in Spanish. His affluent lifestyle changed in 1841 when his father died and he was compelled to enter a naval school for poor nobles.

Springfield, NJ: Enslow Publishers, 1997. Blum, David. Casals and the Art of Interpretation. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1980. Corredor, Jose´ Marı´ a. Pablo Casals Cuenta su Vida: Conversaciones con el Maestro. Barcelona: Editorial Juventud, 1975. Fray Bartolome´ de las Casas The Protector of the Indians Missionary, Human Rights Activist v Born in Seville, Spain. v Birth date: Either 1474 or 1482. v Death date: July 31, 1566. Career Highlights • First priest ordained in the Western Hemisphere.

Eight Notches: ‘‘Lawlessness and Disorder Unlimited’’ and Other Stories. , 1950. , ed. The Reader’s Encyclopedia of the American West. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1977. ´o Baroja Pı Pıo Anarchist with a Pen Writer v Born in San Sebastiµn, Spain. v Birth date: December 28, 1872. v Death date: October 30, 1956. Career Highlights • Journalist, poet, essayist, and playwright. • Wrote more than sixty novels. • Wrote a twenty-two-volume family history that is considered a narrative classic. • Admitted to the Royal Academy of the Spanish Language in 1934.

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