La comedia flamenca Eugenio Cobo La comedia flamenca extracts all the literary and vital influences that appear in the comedies written in spanish in the second half of the XIX century and the first half of the XXth. The book is full of quotes which express the whole Andalusian wittiness and the customs in general of Spain during the romantic epoch.
De estética flamenca Agustín Gómez
The book speaks about the origins of flamenco, about its relation with the cultural movements and with the plastic arts, with the bullfighting and with the big poets like García Lorca or the great musicians as Manuel de Falla, speech of the cyclical evolution of flamenco and about how through flamenco, historical reality and the social injustice are expressing, it also speaks about Franconeti, the Breva, the marchenismo, Manolo Sanlúcar, Moreno Galván etc, with quite a scientist's criterion and a passion of whom can taste the Flamenco art.
Soleá Mara Lea Brown
Mara Lea Brown in her childhood came to live to a coastal village of Andalusia when the duende, this stubborn Andalusian gipsy spirit, was winning the battle against the pro-Franco folk and beggining another one against the guirigay flamenquista that was preparing itself for the wave of thirsty tourists to know our roots.
La Nimiedad Blanca Mart
The episodes of a fratricidal war, the enormous frustration of an unsuccessful love, the history of a clandestine son…
Vete y ama Carmen Alcalde
From the path of the protagonist, Carmen Alcalde shows us in Vete y Ama the secret feelings that squash with so much efficiency as invisibility the intimacy of many women whose life passes in the capital of provinces. The ferreous and silent repression of the heterodox relations, trascends the intimate torture developing, in many occasions, in authentic personal and family tragedies that, with brutality and cruelty, are perpetrated precisely in name of piety and moral purity.
Eight short stories and a dramatized epilogue that compose Tantas cochinadas have a character in common: the pork and the inextricable union with the human being. The humor, the tenderness and the intimate sleeplessnesses that harass the human being, are mixed by a great intelligence to obtain an agreeable book to read and a luminous one.
El último Samuray Eduard Creus
David Serra, a Barcelonian executive, is unsatisfied with the materialistic and monotonous life that he is living. In an attempt of filling this interior emptiness, he will become in touch with a dojo where the teacher Okura will show him the art of the former samurai warriors. During this trip in search of the genuineness, he will discover new values that will help him appreciate life intensely.
Cervantes y el islam. El Quijote a cielo abierto Antonio Medina
Antonio Medina (Córdoba, 1952) is licensed in Theology, Philosophy and Sciences of the education and is a deep connoisseur of the arabigo-andalusí culture.In this book he investigates the stamp left by the Moorish culture in the life of Cervantes, so much in his childhood in Córdoba wherefrom his progenitors were, as later in Algiers.
Una ciutat dormitori sota el franquisme.
The lack of infrastructuras, the corruption and the struggles for the power to the Council, in a time in which the entire country was mobilized against the Dictator, it gave place in Santa Coloma to important local fights, getting for this the appellative of "red" city.
Las Guerras Mambisas Santiago Perinat Las Guerras Mambisas is the chronicle of thirty years of wars (1868-1898) that the Cuban supported against the Spanish, to gain their independence. There was no victory for anyone. The USA conquered Cuba and put an end to the fight. The text narrates the military operations, combats and skirmishes, the exhausting marches and the difficulties of getting supplies. Only the facts. Any interpretation is eluded. This one will stay at the expense of more wise peoples: everyone his or her own.
El cinturón Rojinegro Jose Luís Oyón Juan José Gallardo
It is a collective investigation coordinated by Jose Luis Oyón and Juan José Gallardo in which the relation between the radical labour movement and the birth of new neighborhoods arisen in the bordering municipalities of Barcelona where an authentic black and red belt was formed, is studied meticulously. All these accessions were forming actually a single geographical wreath, laborer and immigrant, whose historical reading has to be done as a whole.
Antonio Rosado y el anarcosindicalismo andaluz Ángel Sody de Rivas
This book represents a new contribution to the recovery of the history of the Spanish anarcosindicalism. It is incredible that a phenomenon of the social and political transcendency as the libertarian movement in the XIX century and the XXth has been relegated, during the transition to the parliamentary monarchy, into a deep trunk of the memories of the old politicallly active men and specialists in the topic.
Tortura y transición democrática. El caso Tellez Juan José Gallardo
Transition was not so sweet as they have made us believe. Already eslablished the monarchy, a part of society still was mobilizing to obtain a wide democracy and a social dismantlement of the pro-Franco structures. This movement was suppressed with great hardness. In this book it is studied this short lapse of time in which, turned all the Franco supporters in "life long democrats", allowed some changes in order that nothing really changed.
Islas, sirenas y navegantes Pablo-Ignacio de Dalmases
The author proposes us to travel for some of the many islands of the world. They are of all kinds rocky, volcanic, superpopulated as Hong Kong and deserted as Aride, small as Wolves and gigantic as Australia.
El legado de las utopías. Un viaje desde Buenos Aires al corazón de la selva Lacandona Ivan Puig El legado de las utopías narrates the development of the author's initiation trip, first, from Europe's heart to Buenos Aires and from there to Chiapas's heart. Like any good book of trips it nourishes itself in the experiences of the author, in highlighting the geographical and historical marvels of the crossed landscape, but it also centres and especially, in the human landscape, in the present history.
La huida de mamá Uro J.M. Davies
Like the Greek mythology used its epics to include globally everything relating to the human being, the African stories include the wisdom that the persons need to assum their own values.
Conflictos étnicos y gobernabilidad: Guinea Ecuatorial Muakuku Rondo Igambo
The topic raised in this book - the gobernability of multiethnic states - is essential in the contemporary world and on its resolution depends that we can bequeath to our children a just, pacific and culturally rich world or a wasp's nest full of violence, cultural hatreds and injustices. In the end the world is a multiethnic territory called to be governed by the same meaure for everyone.
Síntesis sitemática de la filosofía africana Eugenio Nkogo Ondó Síntesis sistemática de la filosofía africana contributes surprising information on the origin of western civilization. Philosophers and not even literary Greeks arose from nothing, not even the Egyptian civilization was born in itself, as a miracle. The conductive thread, the nutritious fountain of both cultural "miracles" "Egyptian and Greek" is in the African culture.
Abiono J.M. Davies
This collection of poems leaks so many sincerity and so many delivery that it imposes respect to its reading. The universality of its thematic bottom achieves that anyone can identify with this or that element at any given time. Empathy is assured.
Akono y Belinga Inongo-vi-Makomé
Globalization has served well to the African literature. Its oral nature, its playful yet educational purpose, its capacity to concentrate in the daily things to harvest fantasy has come to replace the emptiness provoked maybe by the increasing intelectualism in western literature.
La guerra de Hormelef J.M. Davies La guerra de Hormelef, tells the story of a settlement that existed in Africa, in the beginning of everything... The history has all this essence of the african literature, of oral nature, but that here translates on paper, without abandoning for any moment, its orality, its playful and pedagogic nature.
El flamenco y la música andalusí Cristina Cruces
A deep study on the presence of the Arabic-Andalusian music in the Andalusian gipsy singing both in melodic aspects and in the use of instruments. More than a hundred photographies and ancient engravings illustrate a book, exceeding the borders of music, investigating the vital, literary and rhythmic affinities between the current flamenco and the andalusí music.
Includes a CD with sing and unpublished photographies.
José Manuel Gamboa presents us a fabulous biography on Sernita de Jerez, one of the parents of the contemporary Andalusian flamenco singing.
Guía comentada de música y baile preflamencos (1750-1808) Faustino Núñez
A very meticulous study in which the author investigates in more than 3000 works of the XVIIIth century, the origin of flamenco. A work of something more than 800 pages and four years of incessant research in newspaper libraries have given place to the most rigorous study on the origin of flamenco.