In the shadow of the nuclear mushroom. life disappeared. Allied victory prevailed and the absurd and dangerous arms race began. A few hours before the “Fat Man” wiped out Nagasaki. Caren Stelson’s story begins about the life and commitment of the hibakusha – a survivor affected by the explosion – Sachiko. At just six years old. he will see his world. his childhood. and his family transformed by the wildest destruction . With plain language. full of natural metaphors and thanks to the translating care of Dolors Udina. we are reminded of pain. bewilderment and. in spite of everything. hope. Because despite losing three brothers and an uncle in 1945 and later another sister and parents due to the effects of radiation. despite having to overcome a thyroid cancer that almost cost her her life and her voice.
Despite having to overcome constant challenges and difficulties. the book exudes a desire to live. to improve the world. to believe in others . A message of hope “My father had seen enough war. He was trying to build a world where his daughters could live in peace. ” True to his fatherly spirit — who might be like him — and to the lessons learned from figures such as Helen Keller. Gandhi. and Martin Luther King Jr.. Sachiko will build a firm commitment to peace and against nuclear weapons through tireless work. of testimony to new generations around the world . It is in one of these public events where the lives of a writer and a survivor intersect and the idea of the book emerges.
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The message of hope further. Pastor King said. and our Benin phone numbers believes so. that “our lives begin to end the day we stop talking about the things that matter . ” On the occasion of the event. we suggest a tour of 5 highlights by the Professor of Classical Studies at the University of Cambridge . a selection by Óscar Gonzàlez . tutor of the UOC’s Degree in History. Geography and Art . Discover or rediscover Mary Beard. a historian specializing in ancient Rome and a committed feminist Mary Beard 1 – Mary Beard’s must-see book SPQR. A History of Ancient Rome (Critique. 2016).a general and informative work that draws on its academic research for more than three decades. It is a history of Rome from its foundation until the Edict of Caracalla (theConstitutio Antoniniana) of the year 212 AD and.
With which Roman citizenship is granted to all men free from the Roman Empire. A book that captures the evolution of Rome as it grows and expands across the Mediterranean and into the European continent. 2 – Read Mary Beard We highlight other books and readings by Mary Beard: The Roman triumph: a history of Rome through the celebration of its victories (Critique. 2008; reed. 2012) Pompeii: History and Legend of a Roman City (Review. 2009; reed. 2014) Small volume written with John Henderson. The Classic World. a brief introduction (Alianza Editorial. 2016) 3 – Mary Beard in documentary series Two documentary series that can be seen on Filmin (also on Movistar +): Mary Beard: Rome: An Empire Without Limits (BBC: 2016): focuses on the myths that make up Rome.
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In which they lived. Roman citizenship or the “fall” of Rome… Mary Beard: How the Romans Lived (BBC: 2012). Deals with various issues about the daily life of the Romans. Mary Beard in terms of gender In addition to Women and Power. A Manifesto (Critique. 2018; expanded edition. 2019). Which includes two lectures on gender studies. its academic book La herencia viva de los clásicos: tradiciones. aventuras e innovaciones should be highlighted. (Critique. 2013). Which includes several reviews of academic and informative books on the classical world. Especially the Roman. many of which have been published in The Times Litterary Supplement .
Mary Beard’s blog Do you know his blog? In Don’s Life . In The Times Litterary Supplement . It is a space where it periodically interrelates between the classical and the current world with entries on a wide variety of topics. We recommend it! Who is Mary Beard? “She is considered the most famous specialist in this field in. England for her regular media collaborations. And for her work in disseminating the classics. In which she approaches Roman culture through the daily lives of the people of the time. In recognition of her academic career