The bullfighting festival is an ancient cultural expression that has many fans demanding respect for their traditions. No one is required to participate, but prohibitionist claims shouldn't be brought. In this book, the author defends bullfighting from historical, artistic, cultural, and legal aspec..
A people without tradition is a people without a future, affirmed the Colombian journalist and politician Alberto Lleras with great success. The essence of the traditions reaffirms our future and cultural continuity. Knowing our traditions and our history guarantees identity and unites us as a pluri..
Treatise About the Philosophers' Stone and Treated
Thomas Aquinas was one of the most influential philosophers and theologians in the history of the church, and was canonized in 1333. The impact of his way of thinking was almost overwhelming and his doctrine became the official doctrine of the church for many centuries. This volume collects two amaz..
Your Brain and You is a beginner's guide to neuropsychology. It takes you through every aspect of how your brain works. You will learn how we see, do things, hear and experience the outside world. Explore memories, relationships, emotions, decision-making, sleep, consciousness, and common disorders...
Human beings strive to take away from our day to day everything that may bother us, such as old age, illness or death. The lessons that can be learned from epitaphs, sculptures and funerary monuments are ignored by all those who fear death. If we overcome our fears, death can teach us to live the mo..
To these seven narratives of neurological disorder Dr. Sacks brings the same humanity, poetic observation, and infectious sense of wonder that are apparent in his bestsellers Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. These men, women, and one extraordinary child emerge as brilliantly ad..
Karl Ove leaves Norway and his wife and travels to Stockholm. The book describes the sensation of falling in love again and the long, dramatic period before he and Linda form a stable relationship. Later: the pleasures and pains of paternity, family life, and the need to write, the urgency of creat..
Carmen Martín Gaite reconstructs the domestic history of the first postwar years, in which women focused on marriage as an exclusive objective: they had no other missions than to fall in love, sew their husband's clothes and give him as many children as he wanted. A bittersweet and entertaining stor..
It is very difficult to know whether scientific evidence justifies the constant creation of new vaccines. Contrary to what happens with medicines, vaccines are aimed at people who are not sick. Did you know that in America the population vaccinated against influenza has grown from 15% in 1980 to 65%..
In Seeing Voices, Oliver Sacks turns his attention to the subject of deafness, and the result is a deeply felt portrait of a minority struggling for recognition and respect-a minority with its own rich culture and unique visual language, an extraordinary mode of communication. / Con su pasion y cur..
Can a virus change the world? Why are new viruses emerging? In this book, Ignacio López-Goñi takes us into the world of virology: origin, characteristics, creation of new viruses, pandemics, the best known viruses, and more. / ¿Puede un virus cambiar el mundo? ¿Por qué surgen nuevos virus? Desde la..
Six Weeks to Zero Waste is both an accessible and aspirational program to eliminate waste - and it goes beyond plastic. In this book, UK TV presenter turned eco blogger, Kate Arnell, will help you on your path to waste-free living, with the principles of the 5 Rs (refuse, reduce, reuse, recycle and ..