By Ivan A. Castro
Meet a hundred Hispanics from around the globe and all through historical past who've lived notable lives. This consultant covers popular celebrities, akin to actress Rita Moreno, activist César Chavéz, and musician Pablo Casals in addition to extra vague members, akin to Ellen Ochoa (inventor and primary Hispanic woman astronaut), Agustin Lara (a popular Mexican composer), and Jose Capablanca (one of the best chess avid gamers of all times). lots of those members have made major contributions to technological know-how, literature, politics, and different fields of human endeavour. a few extra infamous, yet both interesting characters are integrated to boot. short biographical sketches are observed via bibliographies of assets, the place readers can locate additional information. Grades 6-12.
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HENRY VELTMEYER is Professor of Sociology and foreign improvement at St Mary's collage in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, and traveling Professor of Political technological know-how on the independent collage of Zacatecas, Mexico. He has released in parts of sociological thought, Canadian political financial system and problems with category and advancements in Latin the United States. he's the writer of inter alia The Canadian type constitution and Canadian company energy, and (with F. Leiva and J. Petras) Poverty and Democracy in Chile. JAMES PETRAS is Professor of Sociology and Latin American stories at Binghamton college. he's the writer of over 30 books dealing essentially with Latin the USA. His most up-to-date e-book is titled Neoliberalism and sophistication clash in Latin the US (Macmillan 1997). He has released over 250 articles in expert journals together with the British magazine of Sociology, the yankee Sociological assessment and the magazine of Peasant reports. He has lectured at significant universities in Europe, Latin the US, the Caribbean, Australia, Asia and North the United States. He has contributed essays to Le Monde Diplomatique, El Mundo, the father or mother and l. a. Jornada.
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Conquistadors. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2002. Jose´ Capablanca Conquering the World of Chess Chess Player v Born in Havana, Cuba. v Birth date: November 19, 1888. v Death date: March 8, 1942. Career Highlights • Became Cuban chess champion in 1901. S. champion in 1909. • Became World Champion in 1921. • Proposed the addition of two new pieces to the chessboard. Important Contributions Capablanca is arguably one of the greatest chess players of all time. ’’ His imaginative moves are still a source of amazement to students of the game.
Madrid: Ediciones Rueda, 2000. Romero, Marina. Paisaje y Literatura de Espan˜a; antologı´a de los escritores del 98. Madrid: Editorial Tecnos, 1957. ´ cquer Gustavo Adolfo Be Becquer Romantic without Peer Poet v Born in Seville, Spain. v Birth date: February 17, 1836. v Death date: December 22, 1870. Career Highlights • Spain’s official censor. • Wrote sixty-six different poems, eventually published as Rimas (Rhymes). • Unappreciated during his lifetime, his work signals the beginning of modern Spanish poetry.
Desi Arnaz / 15 television-producing studio was born, and Ricky and Lucy Ricardo became American icons. But the success of the show did not change Arnaz’s wayward ways, and the couple divorced in 1960. Arnaz, always a drinker, began having problems with alcohol after the split. He spent most of his time at either his horse-breeding ranch at Corona or his hideaway in Del Mar, both in California. He became a best-selling author when his autobiography, titled simply A Book, was published in 1976. , Arnaz finally gave up drinking, but soon after died at his home in Del Mar.