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El tango : cuatro conferencias
Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986
Barcelona : Lumen, septiembre de 2016
Baker Berry GV1796.T3 B67 2016

Somos azuis, pretos e brancos
Gerchmann, Léo, author
Porto Alegre, RS : L&PM Editores, 2015
Baker Berry GV943.6.G74 G47 2015

The arm : inside the billion-dollar mystery of the most valuable commodity in sports
Passan, Jeff, author
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016]
A Dead Man's Tendon -- Dummyball -- The Men Who Changed Baseball History -- Chimps, Quacks, and Freaks -- Young Guns -- Overuse, Underuse, and No Use -- Pay the Man -- The Second Time Around -- Rehab Hell -- Fear, Loathing, and Rotten Meat -- Land of the Rising Arm Injury Rate -- Changeup -- The Swamp of Possible Solutions -- Dog Days -- The New Frontier -- Spring.

"Yahoo lead baseball columnist offers an in-depth look at the most valuable commodity in sports -- the pitching arm -- and how its vulnerability to injury is hurting players and the game, from Little League to the majors. Every year, Major League Baseball spends more than $1.5 billion on pitchers -- five times more than the salary of every NFL quarterback combined. Pitchers are the game lifeblood. Their import is exceeded only by their fragility. One tiny band of tissue in the elbow, the ulnar collateral ligament, is snapping at unprecedented rates, leaving current big league players vulnerable and the coming generation of baseball-playing children dreading the three scariest words in the sport: Tommy John surgery."--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry GV871 .P29 2016

Embodied philosophy in dance : Gaga and Ohad Naharin's movement research
Katan, Einav, author
London : Palgrave Macmillan, [2016]
Embodied philosophy in dance: introduction. Dance and philosophy: phrasing an entrance -- Dance as embodied philosophy -- Habitus, embodied knowledge, and physical intelligence -- Embodied reflections -- The sensual emphasis of Gaga. "Float!" -- Enacting perception -- Extending perception -- Dancing metaphors -- The phenomenological method of Gaga -- The mental emphasis of Gaga. "Connect effort into pleasure!" -- The challenge of a perceptual gap between body and mind -- The involvement of psychology and physicality -- Comprehending emotions and directing a mood -- Intentionality and the aesthetic will -- Gaga: physical practice of intelligence. Multitasking inquiries -- Decision making -- The intelligible form -- Rhythm: synchronization of body and mind -- The physical practice of intelligence -- The moving forms of dancing Gaga. Bellus -- The dancing body as a means of expression -- Understanding expressions -- Moving forms of dance.

This book examines the sensual and mental emphases of the movement research practiced by dancers of the Batsheva Dance Company and provides a comprehensive analysis of Gaga and Ohad Naharin's aesthetic approach.
Baker Berry GV1783 .K38 2016

Formando el cuerpo de una nación : el deporte en el México posrevolucionario (1920-1940)
coordinación editorial, María Monserrat Sánchez Soler
México : Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y Las Artes, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Museo Casa Estudio Diego Rivera y Frida Kahlo, 2012
Formando el cuerpo de la nación : el imaginario del deporte en el México posrevolucionario (1920-1940) / Dafne Cruz Porchini -- Dejar las armas y tomar la pelota : deporte, ejercicio y juego en el campo mexicano / Deborah Dorotinsky Alperstein -- El nuevo cuerpo político de la nación : el deporte en la disciplina y educación social del México posrevolucionario / Carlos Martínez Valle -- El Estadio Nacional : donde la raza se hizo masa / Juan Solís.
Baker Berry GV706.34 .F67 2012

Fronteras circenses : antecedentes, desarrollo y arte del círco
Beatriz Zamorano Navarro, Socorro Merlín, Francisca Miranda Silva, Andrés Reséndiz Rodea, Luz María Robles Dávila, Miguel Ángel Vásquez Meléndez, Sofía Irene Velarde Cruz
México, D.F. : CITRU, Centro de Investigación Teatral Rodolfo Usigli, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, 2012
De payasos, locos, mimos y saltimbanquis / Socorro Merlín -- Antecedentes de los cirqueros en México : cocarreros, titiriteras, maromeros, prestidigitadores y otros prodigios / Miguel Ángel Vásquez Meléndez -- Las artes circenses en los títeres de Rosete Aranda / Francisca Miranda Silva -- La importancia de llamarse Rabanito : grandes poetas de la Mixteca Baja oaxaqueña / Luz María Robles Dávila -- Construcción y evolución de la imagen del payaso en el arte / Sofía Irene Velarde Cruz -- El circo de los pintores de México / Beatriz Zamorano Navarro -- El circo en el cine mexicano / Andrés Reséndiz Rodea.
Baker Berry GV1805.M6 F76 2012

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