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Bulls and bullfighting

Jose Luis Acquaroni

Bulls and bullfighting

by Jose Luis Acquaroni

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Published by Noguer in Barcelona .
Written in English


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Statementtranslated by Charles David Ley.
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Open LibraryOL13719755M

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Buy a cheap copy of Bulls & Bullfighting: History, book. Free shipping over $ The matador flourishes his cape, the bull charges, the crowd cheers: this is the image of Spain best known to the world.

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In this book, anthropologist Carrie B. Douglass views bulls and bullfighting as a means of discussing fundamental oppositions in Spanish society and explains the political significance of those issues for one of Europe's most regionalized countries.

For centuries, herds of these fierce bulls roamed wild over Spain. The Romans imported them for their savage battles against men and other animals in the Colosseum. The bulls usually won, even when pitted against lions and tigers.

The Arabs in Spain helped make bullfighting popular around the early 12th century. In this book, anthropologist Carrie B. Douglass views bulls and bullfighting as a means of discussing fundamental oppositions in Spanish society and explains the political significance of.

Bulls, Bullfighting, and Spanish Identities is an intriguing study of symbolism used to examine the broader anthropological issues of identity and nationhood.

Through its focus on the political discourse of bulls and bullfighting, it makes an original contribution to understanding not only Spanish politics but also Spain's place in the modern. YOU MIGHT THINK that Ernest Hemingway had bulls and Spain all wrapped up, but it is fifty years now since The Dangerous Summer, his study of two bullfighting brothers-in- law, was first published and more than eighty since his novel Fiesta, about a group of friends who go to watch the running of the bulls in Pamplona.

Spain has changed immeasurably since. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Acquaroni, José Luis. Bulls and bullfighting. Barcelona, Editorial Noguer [, ©] (OCoLC) COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

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Douglass (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2). Arguments for and against bullfighting: Matador with bull. Countries which have some sort of bullfighting as a traditional spectacle include: Spain, Portugal, southern France, Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, and the Philippines.

The horns of the bulls must not have manipulated in any way before entry to the ring, with the exception of rejoneo, horseback bullfighting, where the horns are blunted for the sake of the horses.

The bulls must come from one of the 1, official breed book of toro bravo, ‘brave bull’, ranches with confirmed bloodlines. Bullfighting is also popular in Portugal and southern France, though in the former, where the bull is engaged by a bullfighter on horseback, and in many bullrings in the latter, it is illegal to kill the bull in the arena.

A kind of bullfighting is popular in Korea, Japan, and some countries of the Middle East, but this form pits bull against bull. Into The Arena: The World Of The Spanish Bullfight, book by Alexander Fiske-Harrison about his time in Spain as an aficionado in and as a bullfighter in Shadow of a Bull, book by Maia Wojciechowska about a bullfighter's son, Manolo Olivar; The Story of a Matador, David L.

Wolper's documentary about the life of the matador Jaime Bravo. Wonderfully relaying the elements of the sport, from the breeding of the bulls and the training of the matadors to the intricate choreography of the bullfight and its strange connection to the Inquisition, Kennedy meditates on a culture that we may not countenance or fully understand but which is made riveting by the precision of her prose and the passion and humor of her narrative.The American author Ernest Hemingway celebrated the art and choreography of bullfighting in his nonfiction account "Death in the Afternoon." First published inthe book is considered one of the most influential works on the spectacle ever written.

“To his credit, Fiske-Harrison acknowledges the morally questionable nature of the bullfight. And the book contains interesting explorations of concepts such as fear, bravery and drive.” bull, bull-fight, bull-fighter, bull-fighting, bullfight, bullfighter, bullfighting, bullfighting book.