6 edition of Tango in America (Y) found in the catalog.
May 30, 2005
by Brooklyn Parrots Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||144|
was a successful year for Tango Lovers which presented "I am Tango" in South America, 20 cities in the USA and 30 cities in Europe and Asia having been appointed by the government of Uruguay. In Tango Lessons, scholars from Latin America and the United States explore tango's enduring vitality. The interdisciplinary group of contributors—including specialists in dance, music, anthropology, linguistics, literature, film, and fine art—take up a broad range of topics.
Praise For The Tango War: The Struggle for the Hearts, Minds and Riches of Latin America During World War II One of WW2 Reads "Top 20 Must-Read WWII Books of " • A Christian Science Monitor Best Book of September • One of The Progressive 's "Favorite Books of ". Tango, which was the first work entirely written in America, is one of those works. Analysis. One of the most rhythmically regular works by Stravinsky, the Tango consists of 4 .
As tango grew in popularity around the world, the dance gained notoriety as a dark and dangerous practice between a man and a woman. The myth evolved that the dance, particularly the defining genre of Argentine tango, was invented by male dancers in Buenos Aries. The Tango War: The Struggle for the Hearts, Minds and Riches of Latin America during World War II.
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Tango in America is also a coming-of-age story about a young bird in search of her lost father. As Tango crosses the country, she learns about the value of teamwork from a group of wild ducks, the value of generosity when she helps a captive parrot to fly, the value of altruism when he is injured, and the value of courage when she outwits a feral cat.5/5(2).
Carlos Groppa more than corrects this error in his book, "Tango in the United States: A History" (McFarland Co.). He takes us back to the first appearances of Tango at the beginning of the 20th century.
Groppa asserts that the Tango has outlasted all other dance fads in the U Cited by: 4. This work chronicles the history of the tango in the United States, from its antecedents in Argentina, Paris and London to the present day.
It covers the dancers, musicians, and composers, and the tango's influence on American music. Read more Read less/5(2).
The Tango War is a book about the Tango in America book World War in Latin America. The Subtitle of the book tells us it is about "the Struggle for Hearts and Minds" in that area. It is a good thing that there is a subtitle for this book as there is very little about the war itself and more about politics and intelligence operations in this part of the world.4/5(37).
The Tango War: The Struggle for the Hearts, Minds and Riches of Latin America During World War II, by Mary Jo McConahay, St. Martin’s Press, New York,$ The Tango War sheds light on events in Latin America during World War II. Drawing on primary sources including firsthand interviews with survivors, respected journalist and author McConahay makes a significant contribution to wartime.
The Tango War: The Struggle for the Hearts, Minds and Riches of Latin America During World War II by Mary Jo McConahay | out of 5 stars Journalist Mary Jo McConahay uncovers this fascinating story in her comprehensive, colorful, and often-troubling new book The Tango War: The Struggle for the Hearts, Minds and Riches of Latin.
The Tango War is a book about the Second World War in Latin America. The Subtitle of the book tells us it is about "the Struggle for Hearts and Minds" in that area. It is a good thing that there is a subtitle for this book as there is very little about the war itself and more about politics and intelligence operations in this part of the s: Tango is an excellent metaphor for the South American response to World War II.
Most countries were officially neutral, but when it was economically or politically convenient, leaders tangoed with the most advantageous partners.
I believe this is the tip of the iceberg and that Mary Jo McConahay has made an outline for future research/5(31). A Tango in America’s Future. June 1, By Bill Bonner With political journalist Lila Rajiva, he wrote his third New York Times best-selling book, Mobs, Messiahs and Markets, which offers concrete advice on how to avoid the public spectacle of modern finance.
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"The Tango War is a kaleidoscope that provides a new perspective on a crucial era. In carefully reconstructed detail, McConahay fills significant gaps in history from the periphery." —Juanita Darling, Professor of International Relations, San Francisco State University, and author of Latin America.
Luna Tango is a marvellous book by Alli Sinclair. It has everything, mystery, romance, angst, and it's a cracking good read. We follow newly heartbroken Australian journalist Dani to Buenos Aires to write a feature on the tango, but she didn't count on falling for sexy, yet enigmatic tango 4/5(47).
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Beginning in the thirties, both sides were well aware of the need to control not just the hearts and minds but also the resources of. Tango is a novel by English author Alan Judd published in by Hutchinson.
Quentin Letts writing in The Daily Telegraph described it as "his funniest novel to date". Plot Introduction. The novel tells the story of William Wooding, the overweight year old manager of an English bookshop in the capital of an unnamed South American country. We’d love to come to your school to teach you and your classmates to dance Argentine tango.
Talk to your teacher or parents about booking us to provide an educational presentation that could include some history about South America, a demonstration of live Argentine tango music and dance and especially a class for you and your fellow students.
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The book is available on All other. The Tango War. T Historian Garrett Peck talked about his book, The Great War in America: World War I and Its Aftermath. March 1, World War II and Final Challenges. The part explaining how to dance tango was for me basically useless, but I don't think it is that much the issue of the book as the issue of transferring the body and dance language via written text.
As for the history of the tango before the Golden Age I prefer the book In Stranger's Arms/5(16). Astor Piazzolla () was the great pioneer of modern tango music, a masterly composer and bandoneon player who won increasing international fame with his Quintet in the s, in Europe, North and South America, and Japan.
Born in Mar del Plata, Argentina, he was taken by his parents to New York at the age of 4, and grew up on the tough streets of the Lower East Side.The book, Tango War by Mary Jo McConahay, has given a fascinating account of the battles for the hearts, minds and riches of Latin America fought by the Allies and Axis powers before and during the Second World War.
There are so many engrossing stories, incidents and anecdotes, not well known to the world. The Latin Americans of German, Italian and Japanese origin were caught in the crossfire. “The Tango War” Photo: St. Martin's Press Latin America was a sleepy backwater during World War II.
So believe many Americans. But as San Francisco author Mary Jo McConahay convincingly shows in her new book, “The Tango War,” the battle for Latin America’s vital resources made the area a hotbed of Nazi espionage — or what she calls the “shadow war for the Western .