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Galeano, Eduardo 1940-2015

Works: 744 works in 3,461 publications in 13 languages and 32,140 library holdings
Genres: History  Anecdotes  Fiction  Biography  Miscellanea  Exhibition catalogs  Educational films  Internet videos  Humor  Autobiographies 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Narrator, Creator, Illustrator, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Contributor, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Adapter, Actor, Lyricist, Translator, Interviewer
Classifications: PQ8520.17.A4, 330.98
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Most widely held works about Eduardo Galeano
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Most widely held works by Eduardo Galeano
Open veins of Latin America : five centuries of the pillage of a continent by Eduardo Galeano( Book )

557 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 4,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[In this book, the author's] analysis of the effects and causes of capitalist underdevelopment in Latin America present [an] account of ... Latin American history. [The author] shows how foreign companies reaped huge profits through their operations in Latin America. He explains the politics of the Latin American bourgeoisies and their subservience to foreign powers, and how they interacted to create increasingly unequal capitalist societies in Latin America.-Back cover
Memory of fire by Eduardo Galeano( Book )

172 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A re-creation of the conquest of the Americas and Latin America, divided into 2 parts. In the first are the myths of pre-Columbian America; in the other, the history of America unfolds from the 15th century to 1700
Soccer in sun and shadow by Eduardo Galeano( Book )

116 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this witty and rebellious history of world soccer, award-winning writer Eduardo Galeano searches for the styles of play, players, and goals that express the unique personality of certain times and places. In Soccer in Sun and Shadow, Galeano takes us to ancient China, where engravings from the Ming period show a ball that could have been designed by Adidas to Victorian England, where gentlemen codified the rules that we still play by today and to Latin America, where the "crazy English" spread the game only to find it creolized by the locals. All the greats-Pele;, Di Ste;fano, Cruyff, Euse;bio, Pusk, Gullit, Baggio, Beckenbauer- have joyous cameos in this book. yet soccer, Galeano cautions, "is a pleasure that hurts." Thus there is also heartbreak and madness. Galeano tells of the suicide of Uruguayan player Porte, who shot himself in the center circle of the Nacional's stadium; of the Argentine manager who wouldn't let his team eat chicken because it would bring bad luck; and of scandal-riven Diego Maradona whose real crime, Galeano suggests, was always "the sin of being the best." Soccer is a game that bureaucrats try to dull and the powerful try to manipulate, but it retains its magic because it remains a bewitching game-"a feast for the eyes... and a joy for the body that plays it"-exquisitely rendered in the magical stories of Soccer in Sun and Shadow"--
The book of embraces by Eduardo Galeano( Book )

146 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author shares brief anecdotes about life in South America, memories of incidents from his own past, and meditations on reading, literature, and freedom
An uncertain grace by Sebastião Salgado( Book )

23 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From a Brazilian mine where 50,000 mud-covered men haul heavy bags of dirt up and down slippery ladders in search of a stray nugget of gold, to a former lake in western Africa now swallowed by the encroaching desert, where emaciated, starving people walk over its surface of sand, photographer Sebastião Salgado explores the live of the planet's often ignored people with a critical eye and an empathetic heart
Upside down : a primer for the looking-glass world by Eduardo Galeano( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a series of lesson plans and a "program of study" about our beleaguered planet, Upside Down, takes us on a wild trip through the global looking glass. From a master class in "The Impunity of Power" to a seminar on "The Sacred Car," with tips along the way on "How to Resist Useless Vices" and a declaration of "The Right to Rave," Galeano surveys a world unevenly divided between abundance and deprivation, carnival and torture, power and its lack. We have accepted a "reality" we should reject, he teaches us, one where poverty kills, people are hungry, machines are more precious than humans, and children work from dark to dark. In the north, we are fed on a diet of artificial need and all made the same by the things we own; the south is the galley slave enabling our greed." "A work of fire and charm, Upside Down makes us see our world anew and even glimpse how we might set it right."--Jacket
Mirrors : stories of almost everyone by Eduardo Galeano( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unofficial history of the world seen--and mirrored to us--through the eyes and voices of history's unseen, unheard, and forgotten, over 5000 years of history
Guatemala: occupied country by Eduardo Galeano( Book )

20 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children of the days : a calendar of human history by Eduardo Galeano( Book )

45 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Galeano's new book is his richest and most poetic yet, a joyous calendar of the sacred and the damned, a book of inspiration for those fighting tyranny, greed, and amnesia Unfurling like a medieval book of days, each page of Galeano's new work has an illuminating story that takes inspiration from that day of the calendar year. Each entry resurrects the heroes and heroines who have fallen off the historical map, but whose lives remind us of our darkest hours and sweetest victories. Among many others, you will discover the Brazilians who held a "smooch in" to protest a dictatorship that banned kisses that "undermined public morals" and learn of the day Mexico invaded the United States, the "sacrilegious" women who had the effrontery to marry each other in a church in 1901, and Abdul Kassem Ismael, the grand vizier of Persia, who kept books safe from war by creating a walking library, 117,000 books aboard four hundred camels, forming a mile-long caravan. Beautifully translated by Galeano's longtime collaborator, Mark Fried, Children of the Days is a great humanist treasure that shows us how to live and how to remember. It awakens the best in us."--
Voices of time : a life in stories by Eduardo Galeano( Book )

47 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this kaleidoscope of reflections, renowned South American author Eduardo Galeano ranges widely, from childhood to love, music, plants, fear, indignity, and indignation. In the signal style of his bestselling and much-admired Memory of Fire trilogy--brief fragments that build steadily into an organic whole--Galeano offers a rich, wry history of his life and times that is both calmly philosophical and fiercely political. Beginning with blue algae, the earliest of life forms, these 333 vignettes alight on the Galeano family's immigration to Uruguay in the early twentieth century, the fate of love letters intercepted by a military dictatorship, abuses by the rich and powerful, the latest military outrages, and the author's own encounters with all manner of living matter, including generals, bums, dissidents, soccer stars, ducks, and trees. Out of these meditations emerges neither anger nor bitterness, but a celebration of a blessed life in a harsh world"--Publisher's description
Walking words by Eduardo Galeano( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Striking collaboration between Galeano's tales rooted in the oral tradition and Brazilian artist José Francisco Borges' woodcuts in the cordel tradition is given a rich third dimension by Fried's imaginative translation of Palabras andantes. Readers will have to look elsewhere for introductory material, but in effect the book introduces and explains itself"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58
We say no : chronicles, 1963-1991 by Eduardo Galeano( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La canción de nosotros : novela by Eduardo Galeano( Book )

69 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La canción de nosotros es una novela del exilio: el autor evoca su tierra prohibida, y la recrea a través de las aventuras que en sus páginas se entrecruzan, sobre el trasfondo de la dictadura militar, en el tiempo de los horrores y los desafíos. Los libros de Eduardo Galeano son inclasificables, porque alevosamente violan las fronteras que dividen los géneros literarios. Esta obra, sin embargo, puede ser definida como una novela. Así lo entendió el jurado del concurso Casa de las Américas, que en 1975 le otorgó ese premio, compartido con Mascaró, el cazador americano, de Haroldo Conti."--Cubierta
Patas arriba : la escuela del mundo al revés by Eduardo Galeano( Book )

82 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in Spanish and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opstellen en prozafragmenten, waarin de Uruguayaanse schrijver terugblikt en de balans opmaakt van de chaotische, bloedige en deprimerende 20e eeuw
Las palabras andantes by Eduardo Galeano( Book )

64 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Nosotros decimos no : crónicas (1963/1988) by Eduardo Galeano( Book )

30 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in Spanish and Italian and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ser como ellos y otros artículos by Eduardo Galeano( Book )

51 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in Spanish and Esperanto and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Este libro reúne una selección de artículos publicados entre 1989-1992. Abarca temas muy diversos, como la creación literaria, el fútbol, las despreciadas culturas nativas de las Américas, la revolución cubana, el naufragio del llamado "socialismo real", el disparate llamado "fin de la historia", el diccionario del mundo globalizado, la mala costumbre de la impunidad, el derecho a la alegría, un autorretrato del autor y una reflexión sobre el modo de vida impuesto como modelo único, que nos obliga a imitar y nos prohíbe crear
Faces and masks by Eduardo Galeano( Book )

26 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second volume of Eduardo Galeanos Memory of Fire trilogy, Faces and Masks is an astonishing Latin American-eye view of the New World in the making. Here is the tangled, cataclysmic history of our hemisphere from the 1700s up to the dawn of our present century, told through characters as resonant and compelling as Simon Bolvar, Toussaint LOuverture, and Billy the Kid. With its brilliant and imaginative blend of journalism, scholarship, and political passion, Faces and Masks is a panoramic interpretation of the Americas no work of history has previously imagined
Vagamundo by Eduardo Galeano( Book )

42 editions published between 1973 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Nouvelles
Espejos : una historia casi universal by Eduardo Galeano( Book )

33 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in Spanish and Chinese and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Galeano revisa la historia de la humanidad hasta hoy, y lo hace desde la óptica de los hechos y de las personas menos conocidas, de los que no figuran en los diarios ni en las fotos. Como dice el subtítulo del libro, se trata de una historia casi universal, de un inventario general del mundo que aparece iluminado por este escritor capaz de enlazar lo cotidiano, lo poderoso y la denuncia con lo más sencillo, con el humor o con la más exquisita ironía. En este libro se entremezclan los relatos que nos llevan, como sus propios títulos indican, desde la «Fundación del machismo», la «Resurrección de Jesús», «Las edades de Juana la Loca» o «La educación en tiempos de Franco» hasta «Los derechos civiles en el fútbol»
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Memory of fire
Alternative Names
Alencastro 1940-

Alencastro 1940-2015

Eduardo Galeano écrivain et journaliste uruguayen

Eduardo Galeano escriptor uruguaià

Eduardo Galeano escritor uruguaio

Eduardo Galeano giornalista, scrittore e saggista uruguaiano

Eduardo Galeano journalist uit Uruguay (1940-2015)

Eduardo Galeano qillqaq (Uruwayi)

Eduardo Galeano Uruguayan writer

Eduardo Galeano uruguayi író, újságíró

Eduardo Galeano uruguayischer Journalist, Essayist und Schriftsteller

Eduardo Galeano uruguayský spisovatel

Eduardo Galeano urugvaja verkisto kaj ĵurnalisto

Eduardo Galeano Uruwayi jacha marka qillqiri

Eduardo Galeano Uruwayi mama llaqtayuq qilllqaq

Eduardus Galeano

Galeano, E.

Galeano, E. 1940-2015

Galeano, E. (Eduardo), 1940-2015

Galeano, Eduard Hughes

Galeano, Eduardo

Galeano, Eduardo 1940-2015

Galeano, Eduardo Germán María Hughes 1940-2015

Galeano , Eduardo H.

Galeano, Eduardo H. 1940-

Galeano, Eduardo H. 1940-2015

Galeano Eduardo Hughes

Galeano, Eduardo Hughes 1940-2015

Galeano , Eduardo Hugs

Ġāliyānū, Idwārdū, 1940-2015

Ġālyānū, Idwārdū, 1940-2015

Geleano, Eduardo

Hughes Galeano, Edardo

Hughes Galeano, Eduardo 1940-

Hughes Galeano, Eduardo 1940-2015

Hughes Galeano, Eduardo Germán 1940-2015

Hughes Galeano, Eduardo Germán María 1940-2015

Εδουάρδο Γκαλεάνο Ουρουγανός δημοσιογράφος και συγγραφέας

Едуардо Галеано

Эдуардо Галеано

إدواردو غاليانو

إدواردو غاليانو، 1940-2015

إدواردو غاليانو كاتب أوروغواياني

ادواردو قالیانو

ادواردو گالیانو ژورنالیست و نویسنده اهل اوروگوئه

كاليانو، إدواردو، 1940-2015

ਏਦੋਆਰਦੋ ਗਾਲੇਆਨੋ

எதுவார்தோ காலியானோ

എഡ്വാർദൊ ഗലിയാനൊ

갈레아노, E. 1940-

갈레아노, 에두아르도 1940-

갈레아노, 에두아르도 H. 1940-

에두아르도 갈레아노


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Spanish (1,234)

English (265)

German (108)

French (61)

Portuguese (37)

Chinese (15)

Turkish (11)

Italian (10)

Danish (8)

Russian (4)

Esperanto (3)

Basque (2)

Polish (1)

Memory of fireSoccer in sun and shadowThe book of embracesAn uncertain graceUpside down : a primer for the looking-glass worldMirrors : stories of almost everyoneVoices of time : a life in storiesWalking words