American Masters And Champions

PBS American Masters - Cachao: Uno Mas (2010) [Repost]  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Sept. 27, 2016
PBS American Masters - Cachao: Uno Mas (2010) [Repost]

PBS American Masters - Cachao: Uno Mas (2010)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3093 Kbps | 1h 24mn | 2.10 GB
Audio: English AC-3 384 kbps, 6 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

The Grammy-winning bassist Israel "Cachao" Lopez died in Coral Gables, Florida in March 2008, almost 90-years old. A maestro of legendary status and ultimately considered one of the greatest Afro-Cuban musicians of all time, he had made his home in the United States for the past four decades. American Masters pays tribute to the Father of Mambo in the series' bilingual film, Cachao: Uno Mas.

The North American Perching and Dabbling Ducks  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Jeembo at Oct. 17, 2017
The North American Perching and Dabbling Ducks

The North American Perching and Dabbling Ducks by Paul Johnsgard
English | 2017 | ISBN: 1609621093 | 228 Pages | PDF | 93.0 MB

This volume updates and expands a portion of P. A. Johnsgard's 1975 Waterfowl of North America. It includes two species of the perching duck tribe Cairinini: the muscovy duck and the wood duck, which forage on the water surface but perch in trees and nest in elevated tree cavities.

Teaching Gender through Latin American, Latino, and Iberian Texts and Cultures  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by step778 at Oct. 17, 2017
Teaching Gender through Latin American, Latino, and Iberian Texts and Cultures

Leila Gómez, Asunción Horno-Delgado, Mary K. Long, "Teaching Gender through Latin American, Latino, and Iberian Texts and Cultures"
2015 | pages: 230 | ISBN: 9463000895 | PDF | 12,2 mb
Fox News and American Politics : How One Channel Shapes American Politics and Society

Fox News and American Politics :
How One Channel Shapes American Politics and Society

by Dan Cassino
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1138900125 | 223 Pages | PDF | 9 MB

The Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Oct. 7, 2017
The Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink

The Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink by Andrew F. Smith
English | May 1st, 2007 | ASIN: B009ABHFMG, B005M4ZMHU ISBN: 0195307968, 0195387090 | 736 pages | AZW3 | 20.72 MB

Offering a panoramic view of the history and culture of food and drink in America with fascinating entries on everything from the smell of asparagus to the history of White Castle, and the origin of Bloody Marys to jambalaya, the Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink provides a concise, authoritative, and exuberant look at this modern American obsession. Ideal for the food scholar and food enthusiast alike, it is equally appetizing for anyone fascinated by Americana, capturing our culture and history through what we love most–food!

The Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by libr at Oct. 6, 2017
The Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink

The Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink (Oxford Companions) by Andrew F. Smith
English | 2007 | ISBN: 0195307968, 0195387090 | 736 pages | EPUB | 20,3 MB
Voices of Cosmopolitanism in Early American Writing and Culture (The New Urban Atlantic)

Voices of Cosmopolitanism in Early American Writing and Culture (The New Urban Atlantic) by Chiara Cillerai
English | 2 Nov. 2017 | ISBN: 3319622978 | 205 Pages | PDF | 2.02 MB

This book argues that cosmopolitanism was a feature of early American discourses of nation formation and eighteenth-century colonialism. With the analysis of writings by Thomas Jefferson,
To Become an American: Immigrants and Americanization Campaigns of the Early Twentieth Century

To Become an American: Immigrants and Americanization Campaigns of the Early Twentieth Century (Rhetoric & Public Affairs) by Leslie A. Hahner
English | 2017 | ISBN: 1611862531 | 280 pages | PDF | 1,6 MB

The End of Days : African American Religion and Politics in the Age of Emancipation  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at Sept. 25, 2017
The End of Days : African American Religion and Politics in the Age of Emancipation

The End of Days :
African American Religion and Politics in the Age of Emancipation

by Matthew Harper
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1469629364 | 224 Pages | PDF | 7 MB

PBS - American Masters: Tyrus Wong (2017)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Sept. 13, 2017
PBS - American Masters: Tyrus Wong (2017)

PBS - American Masters: Tyrus Wong (2017)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2056 Kbps | 1 h 13 min | 1.25 GiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 6 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary | Biography

People worldwide have seen the Disney animated classic Bambi and been deeply moved by it, but few can tell you the name of the artist behind the film. Even fewer are aware of this pioneering artist’s impact on American art and popular culture. Until his death at the age of 106, Tyrus Wong (1910-2016) was America’s oldest living Chinese American artist and one of the last remaining artists from the golden age of Disney animation. The quiet beauty of his Eastern-influenced paintings caught the eye of Walt Disney, who made Wong the inspirational sketch artist for Bambi.