Rio

Author: Edwin Taylor
Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Rio from the Author: Edwin Taylor.

The Invention Of Dolores Del Rio

Author: Joanne Hershfield
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 9780816634101
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The Invention Of Dolores Del Rio from the Author: Joanne Hershfield. "Dolores del Rio challenged Hollywood's - and the public's - prevailing views on race and gender from the 1920s through the 1960s. Her roles, costumes, and makeup, along with the advertising, publicity, and reviews of her films, reveal the influence of her ethnicity and her construction as an exotic commodity: her sexual image ran counter to the dominant social standards for femininity and against miscegenation, but her exoticism - and the promotion of it - contributed to her renown as one of Hollywood's most enduring stars."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

The Myth Of Marginality

Author: Janice E. Perlman
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520039520
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The Myth Of Marginality from the Author: Janice E. Perlman.

Spring Poems Along The Rio Grande

Author: Jimmy Santiago Baca
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
ISBN: 9780811216852
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Spring Poems Along The Rio Grande from the Author: Jimmy Santiago Baca. A follow-up to Winter Poems Along the Rio Grande continues the poet's daily pilgrimages through the meadows, riverbanks, and bosques of the Rio Grande, where he finds reflections of his visions of love and loss, poverty and renewal, and redemption and war. Original.

Flying Down To Rio

Author: Rosalie Schwartz
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 1585444219
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Flying Down To Rio from the Author: Rosalie Schwartz. "Flying Down to Rio: Hollywood, Tourists, and Yankee Clippers shows the close connection between commerce, aviation, film, and empire. By the end of the twentieth century, reality caught up with and surpassed imagination. Aviation, movies, and mass tourism had become powerful global industries, contributing to an internationally connected, entertainment-oriented culture. What was once unthinkable had now become expected."--Jacket.

God And Caesar At The Rio Grande

Author: Hilary Cunningham
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 9780816624577
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God And Caesar At The Rio Grande from the Author: Hilary Cunningham. The author offers a fascinating account of the history and growth of the Sanctuary Movement, as she demonstrates how religion shapes and is shaped by political culture. Focusing on the Sanctuary located in Tucson, Arizona, she explores the movement primarily through the experiences of everyday participants conveyed through interviews with Sanctuary workers as well as reproductions of documents from her stays in Arizona, Mexico, and Guatemala.

Rio 1 Snakes Alive

Author: Stefan Petrucha
Publisher: Papercutz
ISBN: 1597079529
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Rio 1 Snakes Alive from the Author: Stefan Petrucha. Blu and Jewel, the last known surviving Blue Spix Macaws, are having a great time raising their children in the safety of the Blu Bird Sanctuary, but there may be trouble in paradise! When Blu overhears Tulio and Linda talking about their money troubles, Blu takes it upon himself to save the sanctuary and his friends' livelihood — if only he could think of a way. When bulldog Luiz tells Blu about a legendary elixir hidden somewhere in the jungle, Blu thinks that could be the answer. That is, of course, if cockatoo Nigel doesn't get there first, and if they can make it past the villainous snaky Ssssssalbatore in one piece! The next chapter in the epic story of Rio begins right here!

Investigations Into Magic

Author: Martin Antoine Del Rio
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719049767
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Investigations Into Magic from the Author: Martin Antoine Del Rio. This is the first English translation of one of the most important, interesting, and comprehensive discussions of the occult sciences ever published. It deals not only with magic in all its forms, from the manipulation of angelic and demonic powers to straightforward conjuring and illusion, but also with witchcraft, alchemy, astrology, divination, prophecy, and possession by evil spirits. Nothing so panoramic had ever appeared before, and for the next one hundred and fifty years "Investigations into Magic" was the indispensable reference work on the subject.

The Golden Girls Of Rio

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Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1510722483
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The Golden Girls Of Rio from the Author: . The women athletes of the 2016 Summer Olympics captivated the world: Simon Biles, the most decorated American gymnast of all time; Katie Ledecky, who shattered swimming records in multiple events; Michelle Carter, the first American gold medalist in shot put; Simone Manuel, the first African American woman to medal in individual swimming. Their accomplishments amazed us, as did their personal stories of persistence and hard work. The Golden Girls of Rio focuses on the paths to glory for these women athletes, how they got their start and rose to meteoric heights in the Rio games. The other swimming and gymnastic teammates are included in the story as well. An inspiring story, bursting with color and action and life, that will make you smile to see these champion athletes as little girls, and to revisit their triumphs in achieving Olympic gold.

Negotiating Climate Change

Author: Irving M. Mintzer
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521479141
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Negotiating Climate Change from the Author: Irving M. Mintzer. Reconstructs negotiations of the Framework Convention on Climate Change at the Rio de Janeiro Earth Summit.