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  • An Atlas of Drosophila Genesby Gustavo Maroni

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 224.99

    The common fruitfly, or drosophila, is the most extensively studied of all organisms from the standpoint of genetics and cytology. The aim of this reference is to summarize information about most of the drosophila genes for which the complete nucleotide sequence is known. more...

  • Ask a Mexicanby Gustavo Arellano

    Scribner 2007; US$ 15.00

    DEAR MEXICAN: WHAT IS ¡ASK A MEXICAN! ? Questions and answers about our spiciest Americans. I explore the clichés of lowriders, busboys, and housekeepers; drunks and scoundrels; heroes and celebrities; and most important, millions upon millions of law-abiding, patriotic American citizens and their illegal-immigrant cousins who represent... more...

  • O Olhar Do Cineastaby Gustavo Mercado

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 31.95

    This is the only book that combines conceptual and practical instruction on creating polished and eloquent images for film and video with the technical know-how to achieve them. Loaded with hundreds of full-color examples, "The Filmmaker's Eye" is a focused, easy-to-reference guide that shows you how to become a strong visual storyteller through smart,... more...

  • Forgotten Conquestsby Gustavo Verdesio

    Temple University Press 2011; US$ 31.95

    Borrowing from the old adage, we might say that to the victor belongs the history. One of the privileges gained in colonizing the New World was the power to tell the definitive stories of the struggle. The heroic texts depicting the discovery of territories, early encounters with indigenous peoples, and the ultimate subjection of land and  cultures... more...

  • Taco USAby Gustavo Arellano

    Scribner 2012; US$ 16.00

    Nationally syndicated columnist and bestselling author of ¡Ask a Mexican! Gustavo Arellano presents an entertaining, tasty trip through the history and culture of Mexican food in this country, uncovering great stories and charting the cuisine?s tremendous popularity in el Norte. In the tradition of Bill Buford?s Heat and Calvin Trillin?s The Tummy... more...

  • Taco USAby Gustavo Arellano

    Scribner 2012; Not Available

    Nationally syndicated columnist and bestselling author of ¡Ask a Mexican! Gustavo Arellano presents an entertaining, tasty trip through the history and culture of Mexican food in this country, uncovering great stories and charting the cuisine?s tremendous popularity in el Norte. In the tradition of Bill Buford?s Heat and Calvin Trillin?s The Tummy... more...

  • HIV in World Culturesby Gustavo Subero

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95

    This book analyses the way that HIV/AIDS is often narrativised and represented in contemporary world cultures, as well as the different strategies of remembrance deployed by different (sub)cultural groups affected by the illness. Through a close study of a variety of cultural texts; including cinema, literature, theatre, art and photography amongst... more...

  • Representations of HIV/AIDS in Contemporary Hispano-American and Caribbean Cultureby Gustavo Subero

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    Exploring the mechanisms and strategies used in different cultures across Hispano America and the Caribbean to narrativise, represent and understand HIV/AIDS as a social and human phenomenon, this book examines a wide range of cultural, artistic and media texts, as well as issues of human phenomenology, to understand the ways in which HIV positive... more...

  • Intertwined Sovereign and Bank Solvencies in a Model of Self-Fulfilling Crisisby Gustavo Adler

    International Monetary Fund 2012; US$ 9.00

    Large fiscal financing needs, both in advanced and emerging market economies, have often been met by borrowing heavily from domestic banks. As public debt approached sustainability limits in a number of countries, however, high bank exposure to sovereign risk created a fragile inter-dependence between fiscal and bank solvency. This paper presents a... more...

  • Original Sin and Procylical Fiscal Policy: Two Sides of the Same Coin?by Gustavo Adler

    International Monetary Fund 2008; US$ 9.00

    The paper develops a simple model of sovereign debt where default both through direct repudiation and through inflation are possible and give rise to (endogenous) constraints on the currency composition and the level of public debt. This set up allows to show that procyclicality of fiscal policy in EMEs can arise as a by-product of the "original sin"... more...