the Looking-Glass World (in Spanish Patas Arriba: la Escuela del Mundo al Revés), originally published in Spanish in , was written by Eduardo Galeano . Eduardo Galeano’s Patas Arriba: La Escuela del Mundo al Reves and Understanding the Bakhtinian ‘Other’. Benjamin McLean. Sch of Lang Lit Cultures &. La escuela del mundo al reves () by Eduardo Galeano and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great .

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For example, Galeano references the relief that most feel every time a criminal is killed, therefore choosing security over justice.

May 20, Pierre rated it really liked it. Overall, Galeano’s choices seem to always enhance accessibility. Still, I gained a lot of insights on the atrocities perpetrated by the politicians, MNCs, and other powerful people in our society.

Even taken with a big ol’ grain of salt this book was shocking and eye-opening. In Upside DownGaleano makes a set of rhetorical and visual choices that expose the intentions of his book. He is adept at using everyday reality–contradictions, violence, and absurdist extremes–to turn the reader onto radical ideas and new thought directions. The system of economics, explains Galeano, seems to be dichotomized these days: A real reflect of the world where we are living Se sacan conclusiones y aprendizajes excepcionales con esta y otras obras de Galeano Not because I loved it.

Por momentos algo denso, pero vale la pena. Estoy empezando a considerar a Galeano como autor favorito. Images of “City la God” kept running through my mind in the sections on Gsleano A rereading.

Patas arriba. La escuela del mundo al revés by Eduardo Galeano (4 star ratings)

Later on he uses the term ” practicum ” to reinforce such goals. Thus the vicious cycle of messed up priorites! His desire to change his readers’ manner of thinking is shown through the accessibility of this non-fiction piece. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Galeano at his usual: Common views of power and hierarchy within societies, institutions, and media begin to look less believable baleano held against the raw numbers Galeano presents to his readers.


NMT, 8 July I feel like he and Naomi Klein could be friends; this work brings together ideas about so many different aspects of modern life economics, politics, food, culture and I appreciated his astute and uncompromising la.

Patas Arriba La Escuela del Mundo Al Reves

Our global institutions must reflect this, or be overturned. Great Author, Great Book! I read it in Spanish which I recommend if you can. Galeano interpreta los datos que encuentra y los presenta mediante una narrativa en la que el lector queda atrapado For a book that discusses such awful events and persistent inequality there were some very darkly funny moments I wasn’t expecting.

I read a review in which this book was described as a rant, and I’d have to agree – an eloquent, feisty, brilliant rant. Nothing really shocking for anyone willing to delve deeper below the surface. To ask other readers questions about Patas arriba.

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I haven’t read Eduardo Galeano’s books before but I should say I was impressed when I galsano this, that too in the first few pages itself. Galeano fiel a su estilo, muy interesante y completo. Talk about opening my eyes to how our society sets our youth up for failure!!


Its disheartening for me to note that I have lived with such ignorance about the outrages and injustices that continue to happen in our society. Keeping the Gods inside.

Patas arriba. La escuela del mundo al revés

I still refer to eduarro book from time to time for solid examples of abuse of power and twisted ethics. Lots of wood block prints and little, dirty tidbits about the global economy and politicians.

It is frightening that Capone delivers a truthful message about the realistic and corrupt state of affairs, given the business he works in. We have sduardo a “reality” we should reject, he writes, one where poverty kills, people are hungry, machines are more precious than humans, and children work from dark to dark.

Upside down was not nice at all. How Do We Start Again?

Sexism, racism and the excuses to create such prejudices, the devastating effects of colonialism and and imperialism on the so called developing countries, the promotion of war and violence, the eduaardo effects of globalization on diversity, the rise of a culture of consumism and the identity defined by posessions, and so on. And this in particular to a specific set of people as the author might call ‘the ones from the South’.

Galeano begins his analysis with the students fl, and eventually looks at the role of teachers in the classroom.