Understanding Spanish-Speaking South Americans: Bridging Hemispheres Skye Stephenson is available to download
|Understanding Spanish-Speaking South Americans: Bridging Hemispheres|
|Type: ||eBook |
|Released: ||2003 |
|Publisher: ||Intercultural Press |
|Page Count: ||399 |
|Format: ||pdf |
|Language: ||English |
|ISBN-10: ||1877864919 |
|ISBN-13: ||9781877864919 |
So much the same yet so different, the nine Spanish-Speaking nations of South America are united by similar cultural themes yet differentiated by ethnicity and race, degree of European immigration, geographical influences, and temperament.Understanding Spanish-Speaking South Americans: ...
Textbook Skye Stephenson weaves the dual threads of Spanish political and religious history, often referred to as the sword and the cross, into a tapestry of cultural insights for these diverse countries: personalisimo, class, gender, identity, dignity, the importance of appearances, and more. These insights are then applied to the workplace as well as to personal relationships. The second part of the book has chapters on each of nine countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela.
About the Author
Skye Stephenson is Regional Director, Latin American P:programmes and Resident Director, Chile for the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) based in Santiago, Chile. She has studies, lived and worked in South America since she was a teenager and has lived in Chile since 1993. She taught Latin American Politics at Tufts University and the University of Redlands, California where she was an assistant professor.