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Isabel L Pez Quesada

Author : Isabel López-Quesada
ISBN : 0865653550
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Innovatively combining period and contemporary furniture and art in a sophisticated mix, the homes of Isabel López-Quesada are inspirational and unforgettable. In At Home, the Spanish designer tells her own story. López-Quesada introduces her family and their traditions, and reveals her sources of inspiration--such as the work of earlier designers like Renzo Mongiardino and John Stefanidis. She relates how she transformed an abandoned wax factory in a leafy district of Madrid into her family home and atelier, and then recounts how she created a country home out of a run-down Basque farm in the hills outside of Biarritz, France. Both the Madrid and Biarritz properties have been affectionately documented by Miguel Flores-Vianna, who has photographed interiors, patios, and gardens, as well as López-Quesada's design studios.

Architectural Digest At 100

Author : Architectural Digest
ISBN : 9781683356479
Genre : Architecture
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A rich visual history of Architectural Digest, published for the magazine’s 100th anniversary Architectural Digest at 100 celebrates the best from the pages of the international design authority. The editors have delved into the archives and culled years of rich material covering a range of subjects. Ranging freely between present and past, the book features the personal spaces of dozens of private celebrities like Barack and Michelle Obama, David Bowie, Truman Capote, David Hockney, Michael Kors, and Diana Vreeland, and includes the work of top designers and architects like Frank Gehry, David Hicks, India Mahdavi, Peter Marino, John Fowler, Renzo Mongiardino, Oscar Niemeyer, Axel Vervoordt, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Elsie de Wolfe. Also included are stunning images from the magazine’s history by photographers such as Bill Cunningham, Horst P. Horst, Simon Upton, Francois Dischinger, Francois Halard, Julius Shulman, and Oberto Gili.

The Muslims Of Valencia In The Age Of Fernando And Isabel

Author : Mark D. Meyerson
ISBN : 0520068882
Genre : History
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"An exciting and magisterial contribution to Mudejar studies, it is also revisionist in its conclusions as to crown policies about these peoples."--Robert I. Burns, S.J., University of California, Los Angeles "An exciting and magisterial contribution to Mudejar studies, it is also revisionist in its conclusions as to crown policies about these peoples."--Robert I. Burns, S.J., University of California, Los Angeles

Travel Leisure

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ISBN : PSU:000054944763
Genre : Travel
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El Norte

Author : Carrie Gibson
ISBN : 9780802146359
Genre : History
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Because of our shared English language, as well as the celebrated origin tales of the Mayflower and the rebellion of the British colonies, the United States has prized its Anglo heritage above all others. However, as Carrie Gibson explains with great depth and clarity in El Norte, the nation has much older Spanish roots—ones that have long been unacknowledged or marginalized. The Hispanic past of the United States predates the arrival of the Pilgrims by a century, and has been every bit as important in shaping the nation as it exists today. El Norte chronicles the sweeping and dramatic history of Hispanic North America from the arrival of the Spanish in the early 16th century to the present—from Ponce de Leon’s initial landing in Florida in 1513 to Spanish control of the vast Louisiana territory in 1762 to the Mexican-American War in 1846 and up to the more recent tragedy of post-hurricane Puerto Rico and the ongoing border acrimony with Mexico. Interwoven in this stirring narrative of events and people are cultural issues that have been there from the start but which are unresolved to this day: language, belonging, community, race, and nationality. Seeing them play out over centuries provides vital perspective at a time when it is urgently needed. In 1883, Walt Whitman meditated on his country’s Spanish past: “We Americans have yet to really learn our own antecedents, and sort them, to unify them,” predicting that “to that composite American identity of the future, Spanish character will supply some of the most needed parts.” That future is here, and El Norte, a stirring and eventful history in its own right, will make a powerful impact on our national understanding.

Private Enforcement Of Competition Law

Author : Luis A. Velasco San Pedro
ISBN : 9788498983340
Genre : Law
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The private enforcement of competition law through damages actions and/or injunctions before ordinary courts of justice is currently the preferred system in the United States. It is playing an increasingly important role in Europe by supplementing a still predominantly public system based on disciplinary rules enforced by public authorities that do not entail compensation for victims. Compensation can only be achieved through private enforcement, which is already viewed as an alternative to the public system. This work, whose origins lie in the International Conference on the private enforcement of Competition Law held at the University of Valladolid's School of Law offers a comprehensive, pluralist overview of the subject by providing transversal approaches, joint assessment and information on various national experiences alongside more specific contributions that study specific matters of substantive and procedural law, by covering practically all the relevant issues in this field. The work also addresses the main problems of the system vis-à-vis private international law and its connection and interaction with public enforcement. Also available in Spanish language, with the title: La aplicación privada del Derecho de la competencia.

Rosa Montero S Odyssey

Author : Alma Amell
ISBN : UOM:39015032913868
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book explores the writer's narrative journey into the inner depths of the human being through the study of the most important themes and aspects of her work. Instead of following one determined critical theory, the different subjects are approached from a variety of viewpoints, ranging from Aristotle to Marx, from Cervantes to Ortega y Gasset, and from Horace to Eagleton, according to their applicability. Contents: Note; Preface; About Rosa Montero; Winners and Losers; Love, Desire, Obsession; The Modern Jungle; Beloved Power, Elusive Wisdom; The Agony of Decline; Conquest Through Seduction; Bibliography; Index.

Dimensions Of The Americas

Author : Shifra M. Goldman
ISBN : 0226301230
Genre : Art
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This volume presents an overview of the social history of modern and contemporary Latin American and Latino art. This collection of thirty-three essays focuses on Latin American artists throughout Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean, and the United States. The author provides a chronology of modern Latin American art; a history of "social art history" in the United States; and synopses of recent theoretical and historical writings by major scholars from Mexico, Cuba, Brazil, Peru, Uruguay, Chile, and the United States. In her essays, she discusses a vast array of topics including: the influence of the Mexican muralists on the American continent; the political and artistic significance of poster art and printmaking in Cuba, Puerto Rico, and among Chicanos; the role of women artists such as Guatemalan painter Isabel Ruiz; and the increasingly important role of politics and multinational businesses in the art world of the 1970s and 1980s. She explores the reception of Latin American and Latino art in the United States, focusing on major historical exhibits as well as on exhibits by artists such as Chilean Alfredo Jaar and Argentinean Leandro Katz. Finally, she examines the significance of nationalist and ethnic themes in Latin American and Latino art.

Spanish Cultural Index

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ISBN : WISC:89007810161
Genre : Spain
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Silent Heritage

Author : Richard G. Santos
ISBN : UTEXAS:059173007701100
Genre : Jews
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Traces the history of the earliest history of the Jewish people in Texas, Mexico and the Borderlands region. The Sephardim during the time period 1492 - 1600 have descendents still living in the region.

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